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Structural Test Engineer - Tech Spec 1

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Structural Test Engineer - Tech Spec 1 in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Roles / Responsibilities

  • Perform activities in support of static, fatigue, flammability, full-scale aircraft, component level, and coupon testing.
  • Generate and review test requirements, test plans, and test results.
  • Create testing concepts based on requirements.
  • Develop schedules and estimates based on requirements.
  • Create detail designs of test setups and perform analysis for adequately sized test hardware.
  • Assist in the selection of instrumentation sensors.
  • Supervise conformity efforts for tests.
  • Resolve test setup issues.
  • Manage projects and teams of varying sizes to ensure test activities progress as planned.
  • Report on status of assigned tests and projects.


Required Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willing to think outside the box to develop unique solutions to challenges.
  • Excellent with multitasking and able to quickly shift priorities.
  • Familiar with MS Office software
  • Experience with Catia v5 / Smarteam


Desired Skills

  • Familiar with test environment
  • Aircraft or tooling design experience
  • Familiar with analyzing and/or sizing structure
  • Familiar with aircraft certification process
  • Previous experience overseeing/managing projects
  • Experience with Solumina
  • Basic understanding of electronics and hydraulic systems

Education and Experience Requirements:


Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 5 ys in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:
Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions: 1. Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects 2. Provides specialized technical assistance to team members 3. Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems 4. Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives 5. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required. to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives 6. Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area

Additional Functions: 1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements 2. 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 related field preferred.
2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 180771

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 12/31/2021 


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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