United Technologies Corporation Senior Stress Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID: 65611BR

City: Colorado Springs

State: Colorado

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Position Purpose/Objective:

This position is for a Senior Stress Engineer that will support product development teams throughout the design/development process by leading and performing detailed stress analysis and validation of aerospace structural components and assemblies. This individual will have the ability to work independently and provide direct guidance or direction to engineering team based upon analysis results. Position serves a Shared Service Stress organization for all specialty seating projects. Products include Ejection Seats, VIP Passenger Seats, Pilot Seats and Cabin Attendant Seats.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform and/or check structural analysis and simulation using conventional classical stress analysis methods

  • Perform and/or check structural analysis and simulation using finite element analysis

  • Experience with non-linear analysis is preferred but not required

  • Derive component applied loads and aircraft interface loads

  • Work to pre-establish design parameters and requirements to assess the structural integrity of metallic (and occasionally non-metallic) aerospace component parts

  • Develop and document structural tests to assess the structural integrity of component parts and to validate that all requirements are met

  • Document results of the stress/loads analysis in a formal report, pursuant to obtaining FAA certification

  • Create and/or check informal strength check notes

  • Lead the development of analytical tools and procedures, with the goal of improving the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the design/development process

  • Evaluate and disposition manufacturing and/or in-service issues (sustaining engineering)

  • Lead efforts to interface with other functional groups such as Design, Systems, Test, and Liaison et al as required

  • Facilitate integration between stress and interfacing functional groups

  • Lead resolution of general technical issues related to stress analysis and simulation

  • Serve in a technical lead capacity to establish robust planning inputs to large project schedule development and support performance to plan

Skills Required:

  • LS-DYNA experience

  • ABAQUS experience

  • HyperMesh for FEA model creation experience

  • Unigraphics NX CAD experience

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize both daily issues and longer term projects

  • Experienced with MS Office suite of tools

  • Dynamic and quasi-static nonlinear analysis.

Competency Expectations:

  • Adaptability-Adjusts to business changes and priority shifts

  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving - Identifies root causes, secures relevant information and identifies solutions

  • Communication - Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills

  • Teamwork - Facilitates inclusion, works well with others, and leverages diversity for success

*Special Notes:

  • Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen

Qualification:

  • Major airframe, aircraft on-board cargo systems, aircraft seats (fixed and ejection), aircraft evacuation systems, aircraft cabin systems and aircraft interiors

  • In depth understanding of structural FAA certification requirements for commercial aerospace products

  • Engineer should have a strong understanding of strength of materials, excellent analytical skills and problem solving skills

Education:

  • BA/BS degree w/7+ years experience

  • MA/MS degree w/5+ years’ experience

  • Degree must be in Mechanical, Aeronautical/Aerospace or Civil Engineering.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Major airframe, aircraft on-board cargo systems, aircraft seats (fixed and ejection), aircraft evacuation systems, aircraft cabin systems and aircraft interiors

  • In depth understanding of structural FAA certification requirements for commercial aerospace products

  • Engineer should have a strong understanding of strength of materials, excellent analytical skills and problem solving skills

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.