Stress Analysis engineer
Natilus is seeking a composite structural analyst to join the stress analysis group. The composite structural analyst will design, analyze, build and test prototype experimental aircraft in a fast-paced research and development environment. The work will focus on preliminary and detail design development, composite manufacturing, and assembly support, but could also include flight test and post flight data reduction. The structural analyst is responsible for generating, maintaining, and running vehicle level FEA models and reporting on interpreting the results for design engineering and program management.
Natilus is building a large 18,000lb unmanned aerial vehicle powered by twin turbo props. It is a blended wing body with the sole purpose of carrying cargo. It will be the first of its kind and the first BWB put into production.
Understanding of aircraft structural loads, layouts, and analysis methods
Strong background in composite theory, manufacturing and sizing
Problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
Knowledge of aerospace technologies and products
Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering
Proficiency in CATIA, Unigraphics, or Solidworks
Femap and MatLab proficiency
A minimum of three years of directly related aircraft work experience
Hands-on composite fabrication and assembly experience
Strong understanding of aircraft performance, systems and operational requirements
Rapid prototyping, or aircraft home building experience
Pilot’s license / A&P license
Natilus Inc hires solely based on qualifications, merit and competence. Natilus Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Natilus Inc does not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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