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PDS Tech Inc Stress Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is seeking candidates for a Stress Engineer in Wichita, Kansas.

Job Title: Stress Engineer

Job Type: Full time; contract

Location: Wichita, KS 67209

Pay Rate: $65.00-$95.00 per hour

Job Description

In your role, you will

  • Perform structural analysis using classical hand analysis methods and finite element analysis on metallic and non-metallic structure.

  • Understand customer requirements and prepare formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. structural analysis reports, specifications, etc.).

  • Prepare and present design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.

  • Review designs for preliminary sizing of structural reinforcements and load path definition for structural modifications.

  • Support design process from preliminary/conceptual design through critical/detail design.

  • Write, Review or Approve structural substantiation reports that meet technical requirements for the program and certifying authorities (TCCA/FAA/EASA).

  • Assess primary structure, secondary structure, and flight test installations from a static strength perspective.

  • Perform fatigue and damage tolerance assessments based on customer’s mission profile requirements.

  • Perform Material Review Board (MRB) duties in support of operations activities (as required).

As our ideal candidate

  • You must have a Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent.

  • You must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant stress engineering experience.

  • Per US ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) Requirements, must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

  • You must have proficiency in FEM tools (i.e. Patran, Nastran, Nasgro, Altair).

  • You must have proficiency with all Microsoft Office software applications.

  • You have proficiency with CATIA V5.

  • You have an understanding of civil aircraft certification rules and experience in certification procedures.

  • You must have excellent communication and listening skills, and the ability to interface constructively and effectively in a cross functional team environment.

  • You must be able to work independently and efficiently multitask.

  • You must have a good understanding of aircraft structural load path and have experience with analysis methodologies for various primary and secondary structural components (static, fatigue and damage tolerance).

  • MRB is an asset (might be a requirement for some positions).

  • Experience in an integration role or function is an asset.

Pay Details: $65.00 to $95.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.