Fatigue & DTA Engineer, Metallic Structures



BETA Technologies is seeking a driven aerospace engineer as a Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Analysis (DTA) Metallic Stress Engineer for the Structures team.  As an integral member of BETA's growing team, you will be highly motivated to work with dynamic, cross-functional groups to ensure the success of the aircraft through certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to review and generate structural analysis of aircraft metallic structures
  • Define requirements and guidelines for sizing of metallic structures, review and generate fatigue spectrum for analysis and testing
  • Perform trade studies, complete hand calculations, stress analysis of internal loads and FEM analysis of structures
  • Support test execution, analyze test results, or mentor junior team members and provide support to other internal departments that may require your Stress skills

  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or related degree from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience, with a proven track record, developing products through a full product life cycle - concept, prototype, validated design with a vision to scaled production.
  • Highly proficient is metallic structure and fatigue & DTA sizing experience, knowledge of industry best practices and methodologies (Bruhn, ESDU, NASGRO & other recognized methodologies, FAR 23 & 25 Requirements, etc)
  • In-depth knowledge of fatigue load and stress spectrum development
  • Demonstrated FEM proficiency using industry-recognized tools
  • Analysis of Finite Element results (Nastran files), interface forces and studies of junctions (metallic and composite) with surrounding parts
  •  Capable of simplifying a complex problem and providing an initial analysis to scope critical constraints and feature sizing.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, team player.

  • Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Creation and validation of finite element models at different scale (Global and detailed) an asset
  •  Basic knowledge of PDM/PLM systems
  • Experience with CATIA 3DExperience
  • Experience with Google G -Suite and Slack