Develops complex weight, balance and mass properties data. Determines approaches to developing data and analyzes and compares results. Defines complex weight, balance and mass properties related design requirements. Participates in developing customer specification commitments. Provides complex vehicle or system configuration guidance. Leads individual design team weight control efforts. Estimates, calculates and measures and verifies mass, weight, stiffness and inertias of components, assemblies and completed vehicles or systems. Develops and maintains weight, balance and mass properties accounting systems and generates weight and balance reports. Creates, develops and implements new processes and tools to facilitate improved design and analysis capabilities. Works under general direction.
Seeking a Mid-Level Weight and Mass Properties Engineer to join the Flight Systems Capability team in Oklahoma City, OK, with the opportunity to provide engineering and technical decisions for Military Aircraft (B-2, B-52), Military Derivative Aircraft (AEW&C (737), AWACS (707, 767), ETS&S(C-32/C-40, E-4B, VC-25A, VC-25B), Tankers (KC-135, KC-767)) and other diverse aircraft and projects!
The Mass Properties team is looking for an individual with experience in aircraft weight and balance analysis. In addition, this position will require the ability to comprehend contract statement of work requirements, define task execution details, estimate task durations, and schedule and monitor team task execution.
Develop complex weight, balance and mass properties data.
Determine approaches to developing data and analyses and comparing results.
Participate in developing program and customer specification requirements.
Estimate, calculate and measure and verify mass, weight, stiffness and inertias of components, assemblies and completed vehicles or systems.
Develop and maintain weight, balance and mass properties accounting systems and generate weight and balance reports.
This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite (at least two days per week) at the listed location. This is at the hiring teams discretion and could potentially change in the future.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
3+ years of experience in weights and mass properties engineering.
Experience using CATIA or similar design modeling tool.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Aircraft weight and balance report generation.
Understanding of commercial derivative aircraft (707, 737, 747, 757, 777, 787) or similar platform interior compartments and standard aircraft primary/secondary hardware and aircraft system components.
Large aircraft weighing experience.
CATIA V5/V6 experience.
Aircraft control surface weighing experience.
PC platform computer skills is highly desired, especially with Excel and Word.
Possess good interpersonal communication skills (written & verbal) in a team-oriented environment.
Experience leading teams or projects.
Ability to interact professionally with customer, supplier, field & production representatives.
Mid-Level (Level 3):
Typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Full Time/Part Time/On Call:
Does this position require a US person for purposes of Export Compliance?
Requested Security Clearance:
Is Clearance Required To Start?:
Not Required - Non-Safety Sensitive Position
International Travel Required:
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