- 199924 - Weight and Mass Property Engineer 3
- 12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Weight and Mass Property Engineer 3 for a contract opportunity in Berkeley, MO.
This position is 100% onsite.
Conduct advanced design weight estimation to develop preliminary weight estimates to support advanced design proposals, prototyping efforts, trade studies, etc.
Perform estimation, calculation, and measurement/verification of mass, center of gravity, and inertias of components, assemblies and completed vehicles or systems.
Provides complex vehicle or system configuration guidance.
Support Mass Properties control and management plan execution across the program.
Coordinate with SME's across the program to understand weight impacts of design decisions.
Support the development and presentation of weight status or technical data to design teams, program leadership, and the customer.
Support the development, population, enhancement and maintenance of the mass properties database including the generation of weight and balance reports.
Review and support detail and installation drawing release processes.
Support development of center of gravity envelopes to ensure loadability requirements are met.
Creates, develops and implements new processes and tools to facilitate improved design and analysis capabilities.
Works under minimal direction.
7+ years of Mass Properties experience.
2+ years of experience with 3D modeling software such as Unigraphics (NX), CATIA, and Teamcenter.
PREFERRED DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Aerospace knowledge of fixed wing military aircraft in key discipline (Airframe, Avionics, Propulsion, Hydraulics, etc.)
Experience with mass properties reporting in alignment with SAWE Recommended Practice 7 & 8 or MIL-STD-1374 mass properties weight control standards.
Experience with part actual weight measurement, aircraft weight and balance, inertia measurement, fuel calibration testing, etc.
Experience using a mass properties database to track weight, center of gravity, & inertia).
Accredited minimum course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.