Dynamic Loads and Flutter Engineer - Tech Spec III

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Dynamic Loads and Flutter Engineer - Tech Spec III in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

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

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

• Assessing aircraft flutter margins and harmonizing all levels of company and regulatory requirements to guarantee a safe aircraft aeroelastic design.

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

• Generating and analyzing aircraft structural dynamic responses and corresponding load distributions for engine fan blade out & windmilling conditions.

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

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

• Collaborating with internal & external customers on significant technical matters, often requiring coordination between organizations


What you'll bring to the team:

• Extensive knowledge of aircraft aeroelasticity principles and concepts

• General knowledge of 14 CFR Part 25 requirements and certification

• Advanced knowledge and experience in aircraft aeroleasticity & structural dynamics modeling

• Experience with preparation for and execution of aircraft ground vibration tests

• Experience with preparation for and execution of aircraft flight flutter testing

• Advanced knowledge and 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, with prior experience in a project leadership role preferred

• An ability to clearly and concisely convey technical concepts to all technical and management levels



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 one or more commercial or NASA CFD analysis toolsets

• Experience interfacing with engine manufacturers/suppliers

• Experience interfacing with regulatory agencies

• Experience with software development and version control software

• Experience with developing and analyzing loads on aircraft with a fly by wire control system



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 13 yrs 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:

Works on engineering projects containing critical problems, the solution of which requires major technological advances and extensive related development

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Responsible for an entire engineering project of major complexity within established scope .
  2. Makes technical decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities .
  3. Applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts based on broad expertise or unique specialized knowledge .
  4. Leads the development of innovative principles and ideas .
  5. Acts independently to determine improved methods and/or procedures to optimize technical product, cost and schedule requirements .
  6. Works under consultative direction; uses independent judgment to accomplish objectives .
  7. Develops standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  8. Conceives and plans investigation of broad areas of importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the program .

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: 202860

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 06/30/2023 


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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