Structural Design Engineer

Structural Design Engineer

Job Title: Structural Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: In line with experience
Start Date: 2018-12-10
Reference: J140303
Contact Name: Abi Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2019 15:15

Job Description

Do you have a background in Aerospace Structural Design? Would you like to work for a well established DOA? Then this could be for you!

KDC are working with a Part 21J approved Design Organisation based in the South that provide installations and modifications across a variety of aircraft including small and large, fixed and rotary wing. They are currently seeking a Structural Design Engineer to join their team to be responsible for design, certification and project management activities.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Preparation of structural documents (e.g. substantiation reports)
  • Adhering to project timescales/time management of own projects
  • Addressing in-service difficulty reports/design queries after completion of a design
  • Providing on-site assistance to aircraft surveys or aircraft maintenance staff
  • Maintaining an awareness of current aeronautical practices/issues
  • Continued professional development: attending training courses, seminars, etc.
  • Peer group training, e.g. mentoring new staff, developing existing staff knowledge

The successful candidate will have the following experience:
  • Compiling / checking substantiation reports (including stress analysis)
  • Compiling / checking test plans and reports
  • Reviewing equipment approvals, e.g. TSO, ETSO
  • Compiling / checking weight and balance schedule amendment instructions
  • Competent user of Office programs, e.g. Word, Excel
  • Knowledge of stress corrosion and SCC
  • Knowledge of design assurance requirements of EASA Part 21J
  • Knowledge of airworthiness requirements, e.g. CS/Part-25
  • Knowledge or use of calculation program, e.g. Mathcad