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Structures Lead Engineer

Mojave, CA

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RemX Specialty Staffing is seeking candidates for a permanent opportunity for a Structures Lead Engineer for an experimental aircraft program in development in Mojave, California.  This role will manage the processes in the development, modification, and testing of the structures of experimental aircraft.

Job Requirements

  • Strong leadership, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals design, construction, and testing of composite aircraft structures
  • Experience managing a team of composite designers and analysts
  • Background in designing and constructing composite aircraft primary structure
  • Experience leading efforts through the entire engineering lifecycle
  • Solid ability to work effectively with, and balance the requirements of the customer, engineers, shop personnel, and project management
  • Ability to represent the company with the customer through direct communication
  • Experience leading efforts through the entire engineering life cycle
  • Bachelor of Science or higher in an Engineering discipline
  • 7+ years of related Engineering experience
  • 3+ years of leading/managing
  • DOD Secret Clearance or the availability to obtain

What you will be doing:

  • Maintaining technical authority for all aircraft primary structure and majority of secondary structure
  • Planning all structures design and analysis tasks, along with aircraft structural modifications
  • Assuring appropriate configuration control and documentation of the aircraft structure including analysis reports, margins, and all relevant technical content
  • Contributing to launch vehicle integration and ensures the carrier aircraft can accommodate launch vehicles 
  • Managing the performance of the structures engineering team
  • Assisting the Program Business Manager with tracking cost and schedule
  • Briefing project management and the customer on the status of the project
  • Delivering appropriate technical solutions on budgeted cost and schedule
  • Mentoring and developing junior engineers on the project
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