Flutter & Dynamic Loads Engineer


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Flutter & Dynamic Loads Engineer

Savannah, Georgia Contract Job ID: 2010116779
Estimated Duration: 6 months

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Description
PDS Tech is seeking a Flutter & Dynamic Loads Engineer  for an open position in Savannah, GA.
In your role, you will:


Position Purpose:
Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Aircraft products and services

As an Engineering Contractor in Flutter & Dynamic Loads, you will:
•Provide flutter solutions for aircraft nominal, parametric, failure and repair scenarios.
•Assess aircraft flutter margins and harmonize all levels of company and regulatory requirements to guarantee a safe aircraft aeroelastic design.
•Generate and analyze aircraft structural dynamic responses and corresponding load distributions for Tuned and PSD gust conditions.
•Generate and analyze aircraft structural dynamic responses and corresponding load distributions for engine fan blade out & windmilling conditions.
•Document completed analysis and findings in Engineering Reports for aircraft Certification.
•Support as required all relevant L&D customer interfaces within Engineering, Test and Certification including Flight Dynamics, Structures, Mass Properties, Flight Control Systems, Flight Test & CAO groups.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues 2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field 3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities 4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule 5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results 6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative

Additional Functions: 1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product Perform other duties as assigned.

POC:  Clyde (813) 463-2515 or email ccallwood@pdstech.com
Qualifications
As our ideal candidate, you will meet the following requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Required:
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in aircraft aeroleasticity & structural dynamics modeling (10 years)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with MSC Nastran and Patran (10 years)
  • Knowledge and experience with Matlab and/or Python for analytical and post test data processing (5 years)
  • Good general knowledge of 14 CFR, EASA & TCCA Part 25 requirements and certification (5 years)
 Unique Skills:

As an Engineering Contractor in Flutter & Dynamic Loads, you will:
•Provide flutter solutions for aircraft nominal, parametric, failure and repair scenarios.
•Assess aircraft flutter margins and harmonize all levels of company and regulatory requirements to guarantee a safe aircraft aeroelastic design.
•Generate and analyze aircraft structural dynamic responses and corresponding load distributions for Tuned and PSD gust conditions.
•Generate and analyze aircraft structural dynamic responses and corresponding load distributions for engine fan blade out & windmilling conditions.
•Document completed analysis and findings in Engineering Reports for aircraft Certification.
•Support as required all relevant L&D customer interfaces within Engineering, Test and Certification including Flight Dynamics, Structures, Mass Properties, Flight Control Systems, Flight Test & CAO groups.
 
What you'll bring to the team: 
•Extensive knowledge of aircraft aeroelasticity principles and concepts
•Good general knowledge of 14 CFR, EASA & TCCA Part 25 requirements and certification
•Advanced knowledge and experience in aircraft aeroleasticity & structural dynamics modeling
•Advanced knowledge and experience with engine fan blade out and windmilling dynamic analysis
•Experience with preparation for and execution of aircraft ground vibration tests
•Experience with preparation for and execution of aircraft flight flutter testing
•Experience with aeroservoelasticity is a plus
•Advanced knowledge and experience with MSC Nastran and Patran
•Knowledge and experience with Matlab and/or Python for analytical and post test data processing
•Knowledge and experience with one or more commercial or NASA CFD analysis toolsets
•Knowledge and experience with Unix and/or Linux
•Strong verbal and written communication skills, with prior experience in a project leadership role.
•An ability to clearly and concisely convey technical concepts to all technical and/or management levels
•Collaborate with internal & external customers on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations
•Advanced degree in Aerospace Engineering strongly preferred

More Details

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 www.pdstech.com

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