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Door Design Engineer

Wichita, Kansas Contract Job ID: 1910101915
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Door Design Engineer in Wichita, KS
  • Candidates will assist with developing, planning, organizing and conducting complex design assignments on  aircraft.
  • The candidate will perform duties as either an airframe design engineer or a systems design engineer. Airframe design engineers will take responsibility for planning, optimizing, and executing complex aircraft structural design assignments.
  • This will include the support of new product and sustaining designs and require coordination with multiple technical stakeholders. Initiate designs or incorporate design improvements utilizing CATIA software with an emphasis on modeling and drafting, 3D model development in support of detail, assembly and installation layouts.
  • Communicate and coordinate with technical disciplines, such as Manufacturing, Tooling, Structural Integrity, Aerosciences and Utility Systems .
  • Peer drawing checking and the release of engineering documents, as well as day-to-day collaboration to resolve design conflicts and interferences.
  • Support of Space Reviews (i.e. CATIA V6 Model Management/Interference Checks).
  • Support prototype aircraft assembly, which includes coordination with Experimental Engineering to support design interpretation and occasionally investigate and respond to problems in manufacturability.
  • Build prototypes of systems components for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations.
  • Assist in the creation of test procedures and coordination of testing. Create presentations to convey test results, design issues, or trade study recommendations.
  • Support the investigation and response to customer field service issues
o Minimum 5 years aircraft structure and/or mechanical system design experience
o CATIA fluent for preparation of layouts, trade studies, kinematic models, and engineering drawings
o 14 CFR Part 23/25 aircraft door design experience (passenger entry, cargo, emergency exit)
o Aircraft aluminum structure design; fluent with typical fabrication and assembly processes (forming, machining, fastening, etc.)
o Aircraft mechanical system design;
o ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
o Preferred: CATIA V6 and Enovia experience 
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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