Aircraft Loads Professional Sr, Engineering

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Aircraft Loads Professional Sr, Engineering

Wichita, Kansas Contract Job ID: 2310161094
Estimated Duration: 12 months



PDS is looking for a Aircraft Loads Professional Sr, Engineering in Wichita, KS:

In your role, you will:
  • Perform analyses and simulations to compute aircraft design loads, in support of new aircraft design studies and continued airworthiness of in-service aircraft
  • Use a range of commercial and in-house tools
  • Use engineering judgment to perform Verification and Validation of analysis results
  • Prepare and maintain finite element model for loads analysis, including the interaction with control laws
  • Maintain, develop and document methods and in-house software
  • Support aircraft landing gear development, analysis and test
  • Support flight testing and post-process results
  • Support in-service engineering to return aircraft to service
  • Document analyses and findings in engineering certification reports and presentations (English)
  • Support and interact with other engineering disciplines such as Flight Characteristics, Structures, Mass Properties, Systems, Fly-By-Wire, Landing Gear and Flight Test
  • Coordinate all stakeholders, gain commitments, and lead for results
  • Plan activities for short to medium term and occasionally for long term range
  • Candidate is US citizen only. This is due to ITAR restrictions on US-only military programs


As our ideal candidate,
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master’s (preferred) degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace specialization. A higher education would be an asset.
  • You have 8 to 10 years of experience in external loads analyses in aerospace
  • You have a good understanding of the FAR 25 Airworthiness Regulations
  • You have a good understanding of aircraft structures
  • You have strong background in using Nastran for Dynamic/Aeroelastic analysis
  • You have experience programming in Matlab, Python, Fortran, or C/C++
  • You have knowledge in aircraft flight dynamics
  • You have familiarity with fly-by-wire systems and control laws
  • You have good organizational skills in planning work activities and completing tasks within budget/schedule, and can work under pressure
  • You have good analytical thinking, problem solving, communication skills both written and spoken
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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

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