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Structural Design Engineer

Structural Design Engineer

Job Title: Structural Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895055_1533819409
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email: lucy@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 09, 2018 13:56

Job Description

We are looking for a Structural Design Engineer to support helicopter modification projects for our aerospace engineering client in Gosport. Working as part of a multidiscipline team, you will be responsible for the production of design solutions, accurate models, assemblies and production drawings following design office processes and procedures as part of delivering cost effective reliable aircraft modifications and upgrades.

For this role you will need professional experience in aircraft/mechanical systems design and working in a design organisation that is involved in the certification of military and/or civil aircraft.

As Structural Design Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Lead the design of mechanical subsystems and assemblies in support of helicopter modification projects;
Support Customer meetings to elicit engineering requirements and discuss options for design solutions;
Use of Autodesk Inventor software to produce accurate models, assemblies and production drawings following design office processes and procedures
Production of clear and comprehensive instructions for the production of designed components;
Work using scanned surface data from legacy aircraft platforms:
Where required, provide calculations to qualify the design decisions of you and your team in support of certification activities;
Support procurement teams in generating comprehensive component/subsystem specifications and standard Bills of Materials including the selection of commonly used materials and fasteners;

Qualifications and Requirements

Professional experience in aircraft/mechanical systems design and working in a design organisation that is involved in the certification of military and/or civil aircraft
Understanding of and experience in meeting EASA CS-29 and CS-27 and UK Defence Standard 00-970 design requirements;
Generalist approach to engineering and able to assess a broad range of engineering subjects such as aerodynamics, thermodynamics, strength, weight and balance without the support from Subject Matter Experts;
Experienced user of AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, CATIA or similar design package;
Knowledge/experience of aerospace manufacturing techniques and processes (including composites);
Thorough understanding of document and drawing control requirements and mechanisms;
Experienced MS Office User;

Essential:
Recognised aviation apprenticeship and educated to a minimum of ONC in an appropriate engineering discipline;
Possess or able to gain UK MoD SC clearance;

Desirable:
Engineering degree in Aeronautical Engineering or closely related discipline;
Higher educational qualification such as a Masters in Aerospace Design and Management;
Chartered Engineer status preferable;

Job Title:Structural Design Engineer
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Gosport, Hampshire
Job Type:PERMANENT
Job ID:895055

Security

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.