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Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Engineer - TSIII

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Engineer - TSIII in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

• Fatigue and Damage Tolerance (FDT) Experience Required on Primary and Secondary Structure • Stress Analysis on Fuselage, Wing, Empennage, and Landing Gear Required • Full-Scale Fatigue Test Analysis and Investigations Required • Component Test Requirements and Test Data Correlation Required • Development of Repair Assessments Required • Methods Development for Analytical and Fatigue Test Spectrums Required • Internal Loads Development Required • Experience with Patran/Nastran, Abaqus, StressCheck is Required • Familiarity with FDT Analysis Methods AFGROW and Cracks98 Required • Strong background in: o Classic Stress Analysis o Splice Analysis o Fatigue Spectrum Development/Generation o Kt evaluation o Fatigue Analysis o Damage Tolerance Analysis o Correlation of analytical methods to test results • Experience with SmarTeam & Catia V5 to support stress analysis and drawing release • Ability to write and review technical documents and reports • Experience with GAC FDT methods and tools is preferred • Experience with VBA & Python is preferred

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

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: 166315

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 05/31/2021 


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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