Job Title: Aircraft Engineer
Department: Structures Engineering - Louisville, KY
Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 7:30am – 5:00pm Hours per Week: 45
The Engineer will work primarily in an office environment with some work being accomplished at aircraft maintenance facilities and other locations, as required, to support project activity and for hands on interface with aircraft and maintenance personnel..
The Aircraft Structures Engineer position is part of Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering within UPS Airlines and is focused on providing engineering support for A300, 747, 757, 767, and MD-11 cargo aircraft. Structures Engineering includes project management of structural based projects, structural repairs, as well as cargo systems and aircraft appearance. Travel 5-6 times per year.
The position requires skills and experience in project development and management as well as structural repair design and approval. Project activity includes AD and other regulatory compliance, aircraft configuration definition and control, aging fleet programs (CPCP, AASFR, SSID, etc.), and reliability and cost savings initiatives related to aircraft structures and/or cargo systems. Repair activity includes analysis, oversight, and approval of structural repairs on the airframe and structural components by third party maintenance providers. The position requires proficiency in technical analysis, a working knowledge of aircraft certification requirements, the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and being comfortable working with other departments and outside organizations.
- Minimum of three (3) years of aerospace related engineering experience.
- Bachelor's degree - Preferred field is Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or other technical degree with equivalent engineering experience.
- Be computer literate in basic office software.
- Have CAD experience.
- Have good mechanical background with aptitude to hands-on projects.
- Applicant should have a working knowledge of FAA regulations (14CFR25) associated with structural repairs and/or cargo systems.
Applicant should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a positive attitude, and have the ability to work well with others at all levels within Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering.
Federal Aviation Administration required Drug Testing Information (FAA):
As part of the UPS pre-employment process for a safety sensitive position, a drug screen is required. UPS Must receive a negative test result before you can be put into a safety sensitive position (14 CFR Part 120.107)
Please be advised that you will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.109(a)(5) and 14 CFR 120 Subpart E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), opioids-hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone & oxymorphone, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.
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