Product Development- Static Stress Engineer

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Product Development- Static Stress Engineer

Wichita, Kansas Contract Job ID: 2210156676
Estimated Duration: 6 months



PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Product Development-Static Stress Engineer position in Wichita, KS

Position Summary:

This position supports the development of aircraft structures as a strength analyst. Duties include performing static analysis for both metallic and non-metallic parts. Methods include the use of both classical hand calculations and computer techniques to develop high strength to weight ratio structures..


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform stress/strength analyses to verify that structural integrity requirements have been met. Assignments may include detail part sizing, layout maturation, trade study analysis, weight reduction efforts, certification activity, or in-service support.
  • Document analysis in support of trade studies or detail drawing sign-out for wing airframe structure. Contact customers, suppliers, and/or subcontractors to exchange technical data and to discuss project performance.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Position requires in-depth knowledge of classical and numerical (Finite Element) stress analysis methods.
  • Provide leadership and on-the-job training for less experienced structural analysts.
  • Accept broad objectives with agreed deadlines, but establish the tasks required and how they should be completed. Capable of working independently.
  • Ensure application of best practices and identifies the need for enhanced processes, methods, and tools.
  • Utilize tool sets at an advance level.
  • Technical signature authority in assigned discipline if appropriate.



    Education / Special Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Engineering (Aero, Civil, Mechanical) with a strong curriculum emphasis on structural design and analysis and mechanics of materials is required.
    • Minimum 6 years total analysis experience in airframe design programs.

    Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

    • Experience in airframe design, F&DT, composites, MRB, FAR/JAR/CS/Part 21, Certification, CATIA, NASTRAN, PATRAN and HYPERWORKS is desired.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) required.
    • Proficiency with G-Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides) a plus.

    Communication Skills:

    • Must be able to communication effectively in English (verbal and written)
    • Conversational in French and/or German is a plus, but not required.

    Travel Required:

    • <5% Domestic and International


    • Able to work in the US without a current or future need for visa sponsorship.


    • None

    Nature of Contacts:

    • Involved Communication on a daily basis with internal and external parties

    Physical Requirements:

    • Candidate should be comfortable working for extending periods of time using computers and in an office environment.
    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

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