Structural Dynamics EngineerApplySave Job - Textron

  • Putnam, CT

Compensation

: $88,720.00 - $124,480.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



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We are pioneers.Wewere the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functionaljetpack. We were aboard NASA s first lunar mission and brought advancedtiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demandmobility. At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superbtalent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Thisposition is offered at either Bell s main campus in Fort Worth, Texas or theShelton, Connecticut office. Relocation to the Dallas/Fort Worth area isavailable. For those in the CT area, Bell s Shelton office allowscandidates to work remotely on the same diverse range of exciting programswithout having to relocate. Travel to the main campus in Fort Worth forcoordination meetings, testing, and other on-site activities can be expected. For either location, travel to various suppliers may be expected depending onthe assignment.

TheStructural Dynamics Engineer is responsible for assessing airframe dynamiccharacteristics in support of air vehicle dynamic tuning and vibration control.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop and assemble finite element models ofthe airframe, landing gear, vehicle systems, and weapons systems.

  • Conduct closed-form and finite element modaland forced response analyses to assess air vehicle dynamic tuning, vibrationlevels, and oscillatory load levels.

  • Analyze and support testing of passive andactive means of vibration control.

  • Perform flight test data analysis to validatemodels and analytical predictions; provide design guidance for modificationsand improvements based on analysis and tests results.

  • Assist in planning and execution of componenttests for characterization of spring rates, mass properties, dynamic response,and component vibration qualification.

  • Support flight test planning and execution,including writing test plans, defining instrumentation and data acquisitionrequirements, assisting in telemetry monitoring, analyzing and interpretingtest data, troubleshooting and resolving dynamics issues, and writing testreports.


  • Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospaceengineering is preferred. Other equivalent engineering disciplines will beconsidered with applicable experience.

  • Master s Degree in the Engineering as describedabove is preferred.

  • Position Requirements:

  • At least 9 years of experience in the aerospace industry,particularly rotorcraft, is preferred. Other industry experience will beconsidered.

  • Finite element analysis using NASTRAN/PATRAN
  • Dynamic analysis, including model analysis andforced response analysis

  • Dynamic testing of structures of vehicle components

  • Data analysis techniques (FFT, filtering, etc.)

  • Don t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

    EEO StatementTextron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)., Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information. , The ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.Pay Transparency Policy StatementThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.
    Associated topics: autocad, automotive, brakes, cae, bsme, design, fluid, motor, turbomachinery, vibration

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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