Stress & Mechanical Certification Engineer

Permanent Full Time

My client is a UKCAA Part 21J DOA. They are a world-class strategic partner for Fixed-wing and Rotorcraft Operators, OEMS, Integrators, VIP and Utility companies globally.

Purpose of Role and Summary of Responsibilities:

The purpose of the role as Stress & Mechanical Certification Engineer is to provide the Design and Office of Airworthiness teams a high level of support with the structural and mechanical substantiation of aircraft interior systems/equipment and structural installation.

You will take responsibility to:

1. Conduct stress analysis and compile applicable documents (e.g. stress and interface load reports) to meet aircraft industry requirements, budget and project schedules, utilizing hand calculations or classical finite element method such as NX Nastran/FEMAP.

2. Compile structural static & dynamic test plans & reports in accordance with regulations and OEM requirements.

3. Support Certification Engineers in compiling design reports, structural substantiation reports, compliance reports, weight and balance analysis and assist with the review of mechanical drawing

4. Support the company’s’ design team and project testing programmes, as and when required.

Measures of Success

1. Projects delivered on time and to budget

2. Quality, commitment and accuracy of work

3. Client satisfaction

4. Commitment to SWS values and vision

5. Excellent team relationship management skills, including stakeholder management at senior level 6. Continuous Professional Development, working towards becoming an regulatory authorised Structures & Mechanical Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE)

Key Attributes – Essential 1. Degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical or Structural Engineering (preferably in Aerospace)

2. Understanding of the aerospace and civil aviation industries

3. Understanding or willingness to learn of regulatory specifications and requirements. UK CAA/EASA Certification Specifications (e.g. CS-25 requirements) and aircraft OEM (e.g. Boeing/Airbus) requirements would be an advantage