Textron Mass Properties Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Mass Properties Engineer


The Mass Properties Engineer provides Bell Helicopter Military Programs with professional Mass Properties engineering support through professional techniques and processes. This position is based at Bell Helicopter’s headquarters facility in Ft. Worth, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

Evaluate developing and mature designs to determine their impact on the air vehicle following industry, military and Bell Helicopter best practices.

Lead and document mass properties analyses as part of aircraft production, development and sustainment activities.

Work with design engineers to capture mass properties data and maintain the mass properties database.

Provide regular updates to design and program management regarding weight and cg status.

Provide reporting to customers using industry and military standard formats.

Support major project updates and initial development activities.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is required.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of MPE experience in a defense related industry or 4 years in a related Engineering field is preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.

  • Demonstrated communication skills needed to brief top-level management, customers and/or large groups on an occasional-to-frequent basis

  • Candidates must be eligible to obtain Secret Security Clearance


  • 4 years of recent MPE experience in a defense-related industry

  • Previous experience using mechanical design tools such as various CAD software is required. (CATIA preferred).

  • Familiarity and basic proficiency with engineering design definition including 2D/3D modeling, requirement capture, GD&T requirements and specification development.

  • Previous experience working with PLM software such as ENOVIA to drive product lifecycle.

  • Existing Secret, Top Secret or Top Secret clearance.

  • Prior military experience maintaining rotary or tiltrotor aircraft.

  • Knowledge of rotary aircraft systems/sub-systems.

EEO Statement

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Helicopter

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 256255