General Atomics Aeronautical Systems - San Diego, CA

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Supervisor in our Mechanical Engineering Department.

Duties & Responsibilities

Supervise and lead a team to manage the aircraft structural integrity of UAV platform. Duties include executing an Aircraft Structural Integrity Program (ASIP), maintaining and updating ASIP master plan, and rolling lessons learned to new aircraft development. Develop and implement comprehensive plans and processes to support new structural design/developments and to verify structural integrity of aircraft components/assemblies throughout the aircraft life cycle. Establishing structural design criteria, verification requirements, and documentation to support airworthiness and certification efforts. Supporting analysis of structural repairs, production non-conformance reports, and failure investigations.


Working knowledge of NASTRAN or ABAQUS software.Thorough knowledge of metallic and/or composite materials including mechanical behavior, environmental issues, failure modes, and manufacturing techniques is required. Must also have extensive knowledge of linear/nonlinear stress, dynamics, fracture, and fatigue principals and analysis methodologies. Overall knowledge of external loads process and aeroelasticity is required. Experience in the aircraft industry and Finite Element Modeling experience using Pro/Mechanica, FEMAP, Nastran, Hypermesh, LS-DYNA or ABAQUS. Working knowledge of FAR23, JSSG-2006, MIL-HDBK-516 and other applicable requirements/specification. In addition experience of aeroelastic analysis, loads development, and modal testing is desirable.

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, is a leading manufacturer of Unmanned...