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Cog / Design Engineer, Equipment & Furnishings / Doors

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Cog / Design Engineer, Equipment & Furnishings / Doors in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Combined Engineering team responsible for Crew & Equipment and Doors & Mechanisms across all Gulfstream programs including New Product Development, the current Large Cabin fleet, and Special Missions. This position is targeted at Crew & Equipment, but candidates will have opportunities in Doors as well.


An Engineer on this team will support and/or own a wide variety of projects developing and certifying designs, testing, and solving real issues with access to Production, Flight Test, and Lab environments.


Preference given to candidates with experience in these areas:


Crew & Equipment:

• Electrical equipment installations

• Flight deck layout & equipment

• Cabin insulation

• Flammability

• Component qualification

• Closeout panels and composites

• Electrical bonding

• Secondary structure including racks, trays, shelves, and bracketry


Doors & Mechanisms:

• Main entry, emergency exit, landing gear, service, and access doors

• Drive mechanisms, metallic and composite structure, seals

• Ingress / egress, placarding

• Hydraulic actuators and dampers

• Kinematics


Additional experience preferred:

• Supplier design and qualification highly desired

• Gulfstream processes and procedures

• New aircraft program certification

• Real world (hands on) aircraft familiarity

• Catia V5 and Smarteam

• RTCA DO-160

• ARP4754A

Education and Experience Requirements:


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: 171004

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 01/31/2022 


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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