The structures designer engineer provides structural design engineering support for primary and secondary aluminum and composite aircraft structures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Designs and develops qualification testing and performance stress analysis.
2. Serves as the interface between design, certification process, and production to ensure FAA certification of aircraft in a timely manner.
3. Calculates internal stress loads, preparation of shear and moment diagrams.
4. Conducts reliability analyses and enhances mechanical systems effectiveness.
5. Interfaces with vendor/suppliers and FAA.
6. Provides presentations on various structures of the aircraft.
Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:
1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent years of work experience in lieu of formal education.
2. Structural analysis certification to Part 23 or 25 standards.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Strong oral an written communication skills.
2. Ability to multitask.
3. Ability work independently as well as in a mutli-functional team environment.
4. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
5. Extensive working knowledge and experience with CATIA v.5.
6. Visual Basic, Matlab, Simulink, FiberSim, Determinent Assembly techniques, composite curing, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance experience preferred.
7. Knowledge of principles of structural design mechanics including predicting strength and other possible structural instabilities.
8. Prior experience in FEM analysis preferred.
9. Strong mechanical design skills for all structural components of aircraft.
1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.
2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.
6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.
7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.
8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided “reach assistance technology” or “movement assist technology” (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly’s, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company. (FLSA: ) 01/07/13