Completions Aircraft Layout and Designer II - Appleton

Date: Nov 29, 2023

Location: Appleton, WI, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Completions Aircraft Layout and Designer II - 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 Engineering or a related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job. 18 months related Engineering experience. Experience credit will be considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years for Master's and 4 years for PhD in field applicable to the job position.

Position Purpose:

Performs engineering work related to the investigation and the solution of technical problems associated with research, design, development, service and manufacture of Gulfstream aircraft.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Solves typical engineering problems within assigned discipline .
  2. Provides technical assistance to engineering staff and contributes to completion of project milestones .
  3. Responsible for a complex engineering assignment, or a full project of lesser complexity .
  4. Follows established schedules while developing plans for engineering assignments .
  5. Obtains appropriate level of supervisor approvals for work accuracy and adequacy .
  6. Proficiently applies company/organization policies and procedures .

Additional Functions:
  1. Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets customer requirements .
  2. Maintains a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in assigned field of expertise .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. The level of technical skills and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.
  2. Applies knowledge to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity, using a combination of judgment with defined practices and procedures.
  3. Failure to achieve results, or erroneous decisions or recommendations, may cause delays in program schedules and/or allocation of additional resources.
  4. Ability to convey technical concepts in both written and verbal formats.
  5. Contacts are primarily within the organization, with occasional customer contacts on routine issues.
  6. Works under general supervision for routine tasks of minor complexity.
  7. With supervision/mentorship, can coordinate the activities for lower level engineering staff.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 215498

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 12/30/2023 


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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