Structural Repair Engineer

Pilatus is hiring a Structural Repair Engineer to join our team in Broomfield, CO. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting PC-12 and PC-24 customers by developing major and minor repairs and modifications for metallic and composite airframes and structural components. A successful person in this position will thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a technical and intellectual focus. Take your career to the next level with Pilatus Business Aircraft!


Your place of work: Broomfield, USA

What you do

  • Interfaces with Service Centers and operators to assess damage
  • Analyzes and coordinates structural damage, damage tolerance, and repair assessments
  • Designs major and minor repairs to metallic airframe structures for specific customer aircraft and standard repairs for aircraft Structural Repair Manual
  • Substantiates static and fatigue of major and minor repairs and modifications to metallic airframe structures using traditional and FE analysis methods, plus safe life and damage tolerant analysis
  • Analyzes structural suitability of specific airframes for life extension
  • Writes and reviews technical memos, procedure instructions, engineering reports, and analyses
  • Provides interpretation of technical documentation (SRM, AMM, CMM) in support of customers and Service Centers performing analysis tasks and repairs
  • Participates in regular exchange and coordinates technical issue resolution with Pilatus Aircraft OEM Engineering in Switzerland
  • Executes technical activities in accordance with Pilatus policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director Engineering

What you bring

  • BS degree in aeronautical or mechanical engineering (with a focus on structural analysis)
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in airframe stress and FDT analysis in supporting repairs
  • Pilatus PC-12 and PC-24 or similar aircraft type familiarity strongly desired
  • Familiarity with NASTRA, FEMAP, or similar packages and FDT tools (e.g. AFGROW)
  • Experience using Siemens Solid Edge / NX and Teamcenter applications
  • Familiarity with CS/FAR Part 23
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills, project management and multitasking ability
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally on short notice

Fly with us

We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Amber Langhart

Phone: +1 303 410 2750

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