Stress Engineer

Stratford, CT 06615

Posted: 01/22/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 168878 Pay Rate: DOE

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Stress 

Job Description:

The Stress Engineer is responsible for the structural integrity of the airframe fuselage, landing gear and propulsion installations and all other attachments to airframe fuselage, including electrical, controls and dynamic systems attachments.

Responsibilities cover composite and conventional structures and extend from conceptualization on through development, manufacturing and field service support.

Specific functions include: Static structural analysis and Margin of Safety determination, fatigue and fracture mechanics analysis of critical interfaces, determination of airframe component replacement and / or retirement times, specification and design of airframe related static and fatigue tests, field support and formal engineering documentation.


 Bachelor’s degree in M.E., A.E. or C.E.,

Master’s degree in M.E. preferred

Minimum of 10 years’ experience.

Strong familiarity with Finite Element Modeling of airframe structure for static and fatigue purposes.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

NASTRAN/PATRAN or equivalent FEM, Catia, MS Office applications.

Secret Clearance preferred but not required.



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Patrick Brickhouse

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