Senior Stress Engineer - Bombardier Defense

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

Company: Bombardier

Why join us?


Bombardier is a global leader in aviation, focused on designing, manufacturing and servicing the world's most exceptional business jets and specialized mission platforms. Bombardier has been successful in setting the highest standards because we are a people-centric business that fosters passion, diversity and authenticity. 

Prioritizing employee growth and development, we empower everyone to reach their full potential on their own terms. 

Bombardier’s Benefits Program          


With our employees’ well-being top of mind, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits Program, which includes the following: 

  • Insurance plans
    • Dental, medical, life insurance, disability, and more 
  • Competitive base salary 
  • Retirement savings plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program 

What are your contributions to the team?

•    Perform structural analysis using classical hand analysis methods and finite element analysis on metallic and non-metallic structure.
•    Understand customer requirements and prepare formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. structural analysis reports, specifications, etc.).
•    Prepare and present design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
•    Review designs for preliminary sizing of structural reinforcements and load path definition for structural modifications.
•    Support design process from preliminary/conceptual design through critical/detail design.
•    Write, Review or Approve structural substantiation reports that meet technical requirements for the program and certifying authorities (TCCA/FAA/EASA).
•    Assess primary structure, secondary structure, and flight test installations from a static strength perspective.
•    Perform fatigue and damage tolerance assessments based on customer’s mission profile requirements.
•    Perform Material Review Board (MRB) duties in support of operations activities (as required).

How to thrive in this role? Skills, knowledge & experience:

•    You must have a Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent.
•    You must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant stress engineering experience. 
•    Per US ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) Requirements, must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder). 
•    You must have proficiency in FEM tools (i.e. Patran, Nastran, Nasgro, Altair).
•    You have proficiency with CATIA V5 and NX.
•    You have an understanding of civil aircraft certification rules and experience in certification procedures.
•    You must have a good understanding of aircraft structural load path and have experience with analysis methodologies for various primary and secondary structural components (static, fatigue and damage tolerance).
•    MRB is an asset (might be a requirement for some positions).
•    Experience in an integration role or function is an asset.

Now that you can see yourself in this role, apply and join the Bombardier family! 


Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws. 


Job Senior Stress Engineer - Bombardier Defense

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc

Employee Status Regular

Requisition  4490  Senior Stress Engineer - Bombardier Defense 

Nearest Major Market: Wichita