Stress Engineer - Bombardier Defense-A

Date: Mar 31, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

Company: Bombardier

At Bombardier, our employees work together to develop mobility around the world, one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment in which it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. 
Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will

  • 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).

As our ideal candidate

  • You must have a Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent.
  • You must have a minimum of 10 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 must have proficiency with all Microsoft Office software applications.
  • You have proficiency with CATIA V5.
  • You have an understanding of civil aircraft certification rules and experience in certification procedures.
  • You must have excellent communication and listening skills, and the ability to interface constructively and effectively in a cross functional team environment.
  • You must be able to work independently and efficiently multitask.
  • 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.

Bombardier Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer with a non-discrimination policy.
If your profile meets the requirements of the position, we will keep you informed via email or phone.

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Job Stress Engineer - Bombardier Defense-A

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Nearest Major Market: Wichita