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Platform Aerospace Aircraft Mechanical Engineer in Hollywood, Maryland

JOB TITLE: AIRCRAFT MECHANICAL ENGINEER

DEPARTMENT: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR PRODUCTION/MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT

Platform Aerospace is the industry leader in rapid aircraft and UAV modification and system integration through our world-class engineering, design, analysis and fabrication teams. We take your project from the laboratory to fully functional in the aircraft in aggressively quick turnarounds. We are dedicated to excellence and our clients’ mission success while dramatically reducing risk through our over 27 years of experience and training.

Be a part of a world record setting team!

Primary Function: Serve in a mid-level engineer role in the mechanical division, support mechanical projects and aircraft modifications. Perform stress analysis, serve as technical point of contact to customers and flight clearance authorities, and participate in project briefings pertaining to projects/ aircraft modifications.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide budget hours for engineering efforts specific to aircraft modifications.

  • Draft loads and stress reports for project designs.

  • Interface with FAA and NAVAIR flight clearance release authorities in the approval process

  • Serve as technical point of contact for fabrication and manufacturing processes.

  • Participate in internal design review meetings.

  • Recurring FOD training and awareness, upon hire and annually.

  • Recurring counterfeit prevention training and awareness, upon hire and annually.

  • Perform other duties as are necessary and/or required.

    Requirements:

  • Ability to perform stress analysis using classical hand calculations and FEA software (Solidworks Simulation/ANSYS preferred)

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Solidworks 3D modeling software.

  • Ability to write reports detailing project specifications and structural substantiation.

  • Experience designing aircraft modifications to established standards (FAA and/or NAVAIR preferred).

  • Desired experience in working with DER’s for STC/8110 efforts or TAE’s for Navy IFC processes.

  • Desired experience working with composites.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace with minimum 3 years’ experience in the composites industry or Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace with minimum 1 year experience in the composites modification.

Platform Aerospace offers a comprehensive benefits package, including;

Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLong Term DisabilityShort Term DisabilityLife Insurance401(k)Retirement PlanPaid Time Off for vacation and sickEducational Assistance

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