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The Boeing B-52 program has an opening for an Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP) Lead Engineer to help maintain the structural integrity of the B-52 aircraft program. This position would be responsible for the overall B-52 ASIP analysis execution and reporting requirements defined by the USAF contract in support of classical Aging Aircraft concerns for life predictions and failure analyses. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma working side by side with the Air Force B-52 ASIP Manager, and managed out of the Boeing Oklahoma City site.
ASIP support to the Air Force will include: Durability and Damage Tolerance Analysis (DADTA), manage material testing, update the B-52 IAT computer code, and provide source data updates to the Force Structural Maintenance.
Additional Position Responsibilities:
- Plan and perform various types of analyses including static, fail-safe, linear and non-linear finite element, residual strength and probabilistic risk.
- Daily activities will include interaction with the B-52 Air Force ASIP manager related to providing status for program schedules and tasking, coordination of reach back analysis support of Boeing engineers, as well as personally performing ASIP related analysis tasks.
This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
- Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
- More than 5 years of experience in aircraft stress analysis/structural analysis
- Experience with US Air Forces requirements on ASIP, MIL-STD-1530D and Structures Bulletins
- Experience in DADT analysis, Fracture Properties characterization, Classic Stress Intensity Function (SIF) and Custom SIF development, Stress Transfer Function Development, Stress Spectrum creation
- Experience with large aircraft primary structural repair and shop floor procedure
- Understanding of Individual Aircraft Tracking and Gap Filling methodologies
- Experience working in a cross functional team environment
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
- More than 10 years of experience in aircraft stress analysis/structural analysis highly preferred
- More than 5 years of technical leadership experience in structures/stress engineering
- Experience in mechanical fatigue analysis and Durability and Damage Tolerance analysis
- Understanding of the US Air Force TCTO system
- Experience with coupon and full scale fatigue testing, including preparing test plans, test requirements and test spectrum development
- Communication skills and experience partnering with internal and external customers
- Experience with CPCP
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD + 9 years related work experience, Master + 12 years related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.