Service Engineering Stress-Liaison Technical Specialist II (Appleton, WI)

Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: Appleton, WI, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Service Engineering Stress-Liaison Technical Specialist II (Appleton, WI) in  GAC Appleton

Unique Skills:

This position must reside in the Appleton Wisconson area and will work out of the Gulfstream Appleton Hangar


Unique Skills required for Stress Liaison position:
·         Responsibilities include performing both liaison duties and stress analysis in support of “Green aircraft” repair, rework and alteration
·         Must have working knowledge of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14CFR - especially Chapter I, Part 25), as it pertains to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
          regulation procedures and a willingness to support other certification related activities for both FAA and foreign airworthiness authorities.
·         Must have a basic knowledge of 14CFR 145 repair station activities and aircraft repair as performed per 14CFR43
·         Must have experience with review of engineering drawings, researching and preparing calculations and writing stress reports
·         Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, must be a self starter and comfortable working multiple priority jobs while balancing customer expectations.
·         Must have the ability to effectively work with and support a multi-discipline team of engineers, technicians, Quality Control, upper management, etc.
·         Must be able to change roles between structural design work, stress work and troubleshooting while working to manage and maintain schedule on all related tasks
·         Candidates must have prior experience using 3D modeling systems (typically CATIA) to adequately review Engineering designs.
·         Must be able to perform analysis utilizing Classical hand analysis and elementary Finite Element Modeling using FEMAP / PATRAN with Nastran.  
·         Must have some familiarity with Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Analysis techniques (AFGROW).  
·         Must have some skill in the development and analysis of composite repairs

Preferred Skills:
·         Experience with Electrical and/or mechanical systems troubleshooting
·         Experience creating 2D repair drawings
·         Prior Experience with Gulfstream aircraft
·         FAA DER or ODA unit member for 14CFR25 related aircraft structures
·         Experience with Structural Repair Manuals, Illustrated Parts Catalog, Aircraft Maintenance Manuals.
·         Experience with Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Analysis techniques (AFGROW).  
·         Experience in the development and analysis of composite repairs

Assignments are executed under the supervision of the Savannah Service Center Engineering Group Head to meet Engineering,
Certification and manufacturing schedules. Analysis methods and design standards to be employed will be consistent with company
standards and accepted methods. Additional responsibilities are outlined in the job description and as assigned.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues .
  2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field .
  3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule .
  5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results .
  6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative .

Additional Functions:
  1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering, or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 211266

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 12/07/2023 


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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