Aeronautical Engineer Associate

Lockheed Martin

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$27.07-45.14 /h
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Marietta, GA
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Description

This position is for an entry level External Aircraft Loads Analyst as part of the Structural Integrity team located in Marietta, GA.

Employee will perform External Loads analysis on entire aircraft and aircraft components to include Design (Static) Loads as well as Operational Loads and Structural Design Criteria development, to maintain airworthiness and structural integrity of multiple aircraft including, but not limited to, the C-130 Hercules, C-5 Galaxy, and P-3 Orion and/or Advance Development Programs.

Responsibilities to include: Performing External Loads analysis of New Designs, Aircraft Production,Retrofit Kits (to include flight loads, ground loads, miscellaneous loads), Development of Structural Design Criteria and involvement in various types of aircraft testing (Full Scale Fatigue testing, Flight testing, etc.). Employee will write computer code to automate, enhance, or optimize assignments. Employee will be mentored / instructed by more senior structural analysts familiar with External Loads, Aerodynamics, Dynamics, Flight Controls and LM Aero analysis tools and processes.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and will require the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Mechanical, Structural, Aeronautical Engineering.

Experience and/or course work in fundamental engineering mechanics, such as engineering Statics, Dynamics, Strength of Materials, Aerodynamics, Flight Controls.

Desired skills

Knowledge of computer programming languages is highly desired. Experience working with Microsoft Office Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel is required.
Exposure and experience with Linux OS and ORACLE databases, and skilled in one or more programming languages such as FORTRAN, VBA, MATLAB, C#, SQL, PERL or PYTHON is desired.

Familiarity with aerodynamics, flight controls and basic structural analysis is desired.

Knowledge of CAD, and Finite Element Modeling applications such as NASTRAN, PATRAN, ABAQUS, CATIA a plus.


Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Security Clearance Information

This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Colorado Pay Statement

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $56,300 - $93,900 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible

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COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.