Structural Engineer (Repair Design and Analysis)

Pilatus is hiring a Structural Engineer to join our team in Broomfield, CO. In this role, you will be responsible for interfacing with Service Centers and operators to assess damage and develop major and minor repair designs and modifications for metallic and composite airframes. You will also support our customers on analysis of PC-12 and PC-24 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

  • Analyze and coordinate structural damage, damage tolerance, and repair assessments
  • Design major and minor repairs to metallic airframe structures for specific customer aircraft and standard repairs for the Aircraft Repair Manual
  • Substantiate 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
  • Analyze structural suitability of specific airframes for life extension
  • Provide interpretation of technical documentation (SRM, AMM, CMM) and support to customers and Service Centers performing analysis tasks and repairs
  • Participate in regular exchange and coordinate technical issue resolution with Pilatus Aircraft OEM Engineering in Switzerland
  • Write and review technical memos, procedure instructions, engineering reports, and analyses
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director Engineering

What you bring

  • Bachelor's 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
  • Familiarity with NASTRA, FEMAP, or similar packages and FDT tools (e.g. AFGROW)
  • Experience using Siemens Solid Edge / NX and Teamcenter applications
  • Experience with Pilatus PC-12 and PC-24 or similar aircraft type highly desired
  • Familiarity with CS/FAR Part 23
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated project management and task prioritization skills
  • Self-disciplined and capable of handling multiple, simultaneous projects with minimal supervision
  • Must be comfortable working directly with Service Centers, operators, and customers
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15
  • Must maintain all required documents to travel outside the U.S. with ability to travel on short notice

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We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Amber Langhart

Phone: +1 303 410 2750

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