Completions Aircraft Layout and Designer I - Appleton

Date: Nov 1, 2023

Location: Appleton, WI, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Completions Aircraft Layout and Designer I - Appleton in  GAC Appleton

Unique Skills:

This is a Design Engineer position in Aircraft Layout and Design Engineering for Completions. Design responsibilities primarily involve engineering standard and complex floorplans creating 2D design packages utilizing AutoCAD and Catia.  In addition to design packages this also includes but not limited to, carpet layout drawings, exterior marking drawings, emergency equipment layouts, and material call-out drawings.  At times this position will be required to assist in the 3D design of new and derivative versions of interior furnishings and amenities as part of outfitting new aircraft utilizing Catia. Examples include custom cabinetry such as galleys, lavatories, closets, storage compartments, interior peripheries, water/waste systems, entertainment equipment installations, and seating installations. AL&D Design engineer will employ design standards consistent with company standards and accepted design methods. Design assignments are executed under the direction of the Engineering Manager or Lead Eng to meet the customer upfront schedules.  This position will have high interaction with Customer Delivery Executives, and Customer Delivery Associates.

  1. Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Catia to create complicated designs requiring 2-D drawings from 3D Models. Currently this will utilize CATIA and Smarteam to extract data for the 2D AutoCAD design packages of aircraft interiors.
  2. Proficient in the use of Catia to assist in the design of 3D models for aircraft interiors.
  3. Proficient in managing resources and projects as well as being a high contributor to the overall work effort.
  4. Faulty decisions could cause delays in schedules, and inefficient use of resources.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Drafting, Design Engineering or related curriculum or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Proficient in operating CAD equipment.

Position Purpose:

Create design drawings for manufacturing of aircraft parts, assemblies, and installations working from customer specifications and instructions. Ensure that activities are in line with internal/external customers, FAA requirements, and Gulfstream processes to achieve department objectives.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Conduct research for information on existing drawings, hardware, vendor parts, etc. relating to job task.
  2. Evaluate customer requirements and provides recommendations related to the design.
  3. Identify problems and provides solutions to designs.
  4. Coordinate design work with other departments, engineers, and designers as required. in order to complete in a timely manner.

Additional Functions:
  1. Enforce safety rules and procedures. .
  2. Ensure application of all Gulfstream regulations and policies. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 214088

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: None

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 09/29/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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