Stress Composites Testing Engineer - Structures

Montreal, QC


At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

As a Stress Composite Testing Engineer for the Structures team, you will be responsible to derive test plans to support the structure certification and work hand-in-hand with the Materials & Processes group. In this fast-paced culture, on any given day you will derive requirements, complete hand calc and FEM analysis of composite structures, write test requirements, support test execution, and analyze test results.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Derive test plan for composites material certification from coupons level till full-scale components
  • Work hand in hand with testing suppliers & Labs
  • Determine & Validate material allowable
  • Write & Review test requirements, test plans & test results
  • Support test execution & analyze test results
  • FEM analysis & validation of composites structures
  • Support to other internal departments that may require your composite skills

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking

  • BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or related degree from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in material and component testing of composite
  • Experience with composite laminate design including layup definitions
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and methodologies (CMH-17, AC 20-107B, FAR 23 & 25 Requirements, ASTM)
  • Demonstrated FEM proficiency using industry recognized tools
  • Creation and validation of finite element models at different scale (Global and detailed) to support the composite structures certification process.
  • Analysis reports and calculation files in computer format.
  • Basic knowledge of PDM/PLM systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, team player.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing needs and requirements
  • Great communication skills (oral and written) in both English and French

  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you

  • Experience with CATIA 3DExperience
  • Knowledge of requirements for composite automated manufacturing techniques
  • Experience with Google G -Suite and Slack

  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    Working in a brand-new office in Montréal on the side of the YUL airport. Partially Remote working is also available.