Textron External Loads Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

External Loads Engineer


External Loads Engineer

The External Loads Engineer is responsible for the development of the externally applied loads to the air vehicle. This position is located at Bell Helicopter’s Ft. Worth, TX headquarters facility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of air vehicle dynamic and static load conditions and values.

  • Reviews flight test data of previous aircraft to establish an external loads data base for which parametric loads and loads conditions can be developed.

  • Build and execute simulations of loads conditions to generate aircraft body forces and inertial loads.

  • Coordinate with design IPTs, Internal Loads, Dynamics, Weights, Handling Qualities, and Aerodynamics to ensure simulation model and loads cases are consistent and applicable to aircraft design and intended usage.

  • Maintain external loads and simulation models

  • Prepare and maintain the aircraft Structural Design Criteria.


Education Requirements:

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

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • Industry experience is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in external loads, test and verification is preferred.

  • Must be a proven self-starter requiring minimal supervision.

  • Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and work assignments.

  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills and have the ability to work effectively within a team.

  • Previous experience in Flight Sciences (loads, dynamics, aerodynamics, handling qualities ) is required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required.

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: 260765