Principal Engineer Structural

Ameri-Force | Palmdale, CA

Posted Date 11/09/2019
  • Successful candidate will be a member of the F-35 Center Fuselage IPT, supporting the assembly of the Center Fuselage at Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center.
  • Candidate should be experienced in structural analysis methods including large NASTRAN models of metallic and advanced composite structures.

Desired skills:

  • MRB stress analysis, detailed hand analysis, FEM analysis (PATRAN/NASTRAN preferred), layout sizing, durability and damage tolerance (DaDT) of aircraft structures, acoustic/dynamic evaluations.
  • Responsible for liaison support in an MRB environment which includes analysis of parts and installation of these parts in the JSF Center Fuselage.
  • Experience should include the development and first-hand assembly line support of aircraft structural parts and assemblies utilizing metallic/composite materials (launch vehicle experience considered).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of engineering experience OR
  • Master’s Degree in STEM and 3 years of engineering experience.
  • Analytical experience with metallic and composite structures.
  • Finite element analysis.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MRB experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Analysis of composite structures.
  • DaDT analysis.

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