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Dynamic Loads and Flutter Engineer - TS II

Date: Jan 31, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Dynamic Loads and Flutter Engineer - TS II in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

As a Technical Specialist II in Dynamic Loads and Flutter, your responsibilities may include: 

• Performing aircraft flutter analysis for nominal, parametric, failure and repair scenarios. 

• Assessing aircraft repairs and modifications for flutter impacts. 

• Generating and analyzing aircraft structural dynamic responses and corresponding load distributions for tuned and continuous gust conditions. 

• Documenting completed analysis and findings in engineering reports for aircraft certification. 

• Supporting relevant customer interfaces including Flight Dynamics, Structures, Mass Properties, Flight Control Systems, Flight Test & Certification groups. 

• Collaborating with internal & external customers on technical matters 


What you'll bring to the team: 

• General knowledge of aircraft aeroelasticity principles and concepts 

• General knowledge of 14 CFR Part 25 requirements and certification 

• Experience in aircraft structural dynamics modeling and analysis 

• Prior experience with MSC Nastran and Patran 

• Knowledge and experience with Matlab and/or Python for analytical and post test data processing 

• Knowledge and experience with Linux 

• Strong verbal and written communication skills 



Additional Desired Skills and Experience: 

• Advanced degree in Aerospace or related Engineering  

• Knowledge and experience with engine fan blade out and windmilling dynamic analysis 

• Experience with aeroservoelasticity 

• Knowledge and experience with commercial or NASA CFD analysis toolsets 

• Experience with software development and version control software 

• Experience with fly-by-wire aircraft 

• Experience with preparation for and execution of aircraft-level certification ground and flight tests 




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: 203438

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 02/28/2023 


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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