Senior Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer

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Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Senior Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer



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Warner Robins, GA

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- Leading a team of engineers to accomplish necessary technical tasks in support of aircraft structural integrity programs.

- Analysis of strain and accelerometer data from laboratory and/or flight tests to support validation of repairs or finite element models.

- Development of finite element models to support repair design.

- Analyze flight data to support usage analysis, regime recognition, etc.

Required Qualifications

- U.S. Citizenship is required.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

- A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering and 9 years of related experience; or a Master's degree in same and 8 years of related experience; or a Ph.D. in same with 3 years of related experience.

- 3 years of technical lead responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience performing finite element analysis of airframe vehicles using industry-standard software (Nastran experience is a plus).

- Experience performing damage tolerance analysis.

- Experience with aircraft loads analysis (Helicopter loads experience is a plus).

- Experience with rotary-wing aircraft in the areas of structures, flights mechanics, or usage analysis (UH-60 or UH-1 experience is a plus).

- Experience designing and/or installing flight test instrumentation, and post-processing flight test data to substantiate repair designs and validate finite element models.

- Experience programming MATLAB or Python.

- Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.

- Ability to work independently on new tasks, seeking guidance when necessary. 

- Ability to manage time effectively in support of multiple projects or tasks. 

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


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Commensurate with experience

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