Lockheed Martin Structural Engineer in Stratford, Connecticut

The Airframe Structural Analysis Group is responsible for ensuring 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. The Structural Analyst supports preliminary and detailed design, ground and flight test, production operations, and fielded aircraft.

Primary responsibilities: Structural analysis of primary airframe structure.

General responsibilities: Perform static analysis margin of safety calculations. Finite element modeling using PATRAN/NASTRAN. Stress-life fatigue analysis. Documentation and review of analysis. Analysis may be for conventional metallic and composite airframe structures..

Additional responsibilities include: Ground Test interface (load calibration & instrumentation requests). Flight Test interface (instrumentation requests). Aircraft field and shop support. Structural repair design/analysis. Participation in EE (Enterprise Excellence) continuous process improvement program.

Travel requirements are minimal (less than 10%).

Basic Qualifications Minimum of 2 years experience in airframe structural analysis of metallic structures, Working knowledge of airframe structure finite element modeling. Stress life fatigue analysis. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency in MS Office products.

Must be eligible for US Security Clearance

BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

Desired skills Working knowledge of composite airframe structural analysis. Exposure to rotary-wing airframe structural analysis. NASTRAN/PATRAN modeling of global & local airframe structure.

Well developed technical problem solving skills to anticipate next steps. Works with some guidance from supervisors/mentors.

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Job Location(s): Stratford Connecticut