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Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer Senior in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Become part of the IFG Stress and Finite Element Analysis team. This position is for an Aeronautical Engineer Sr, with the primary task of becoming a sub-lead for system stress analysis on the F-16 and F-22 aircraft. The successful candidate will provide structural analysis and certification support in engineering disciplines that include Airframe and Systems Stress analysis and Finite Element modeling. Tasks may include the following: • Airframe and Systems Stress – Stress analysis of airframe structure and systems components, including systems mounts and brackets. Support of ground testing as required. • Finite Element Modeling – Air vehicle finite element model development, and fine grid detailed finite element model development as required.

Must be a US Citizen. This position will require a government security clearance

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in mechanical, civil or aeronautical engineering.

Prior experience in a related industry

Desired Skills:

Experience and knowledge in mechanical systems analysis, qualification, airframe drawings and structural load paths.

Proficient in CAD and finite element model meshing tools and solvers.

Experience with System Stress Analysis

Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, multi-task, and manage time effectively.

Experience using LM Aero Common Analysis Tools including SLIM/Vision/IDAT

Understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes

Experience working with cross functional teams

Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Strong writing and communication skills

Understanding of Aircraft Structural Integrity Programs under MIL-STD-1530

Demonstrated ability to mentor and guide early career engineers



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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