Associate Level Structural Analysis Engineer


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Mesa, AZ
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Associate Level Structural Analysis Engineer


The Boeing Company

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USA - Mesa, AZ

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At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the sea bed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Defense, Space and Security division is seeking an Associate Structural Analysis Engineer, Level 2, in Mesa, AZ.

The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) Vertical Lift division has an opportunity in the Platform Structures organization and is seeking Structural Analysis Engineers to support the AH-64 and AH-6 helicopters as well as new development programs. Along with these programs we support a large portfolio of products including Commercial Aircraft, Fixed Wing Fighters, Satellites, Space Exploration Crew Station, and many others.

Boeing Structural Analysts use their enthusiasm, curiosity and creativity to solve challenging problems that connect with the daily work goals of the project, program, business units, and the enterprise. As an Associate Structural Analyst, you will solve these difficult problems and work with a multi-disciplinary team under general direction, ensuring structural integrity of the product through a variety of analysis methods and tools, and documenting and presenting the analysis results for customer and regulatory approval. Boeing Mesa Structural Analysis engineers can work on a wide array of different systems including analysis of airframe, rotating components, rotor blades, drive systems, flight controls and tooling required to support aircraft design and build, special research and development projects and more.

Position Responsibilities

  • Performs basic structural analysis using well defined analysis tools to develop the structural environment, characteristics and performance.

  • Supports test execution and analyzes/reports test results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.

  • Define and document certification and test results to substantiate for customers and regulatory agencies that requirements are satisfied

  • Support of production activities

  • Ensuring structural integrity and airworthiness of operational products used by our customers around the world

  • Works under general supervision

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Travel may be required up to 10% of the time; Domestically and/or Internationally depending on business needs.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance post-start may be required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • The ability to obtain an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering related field or Physics

  • Experience performing stress analysis using both hand calculations and finite element tools

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • 2+ years of experience with structural analysis methods

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Held an active U.S. Security Clearance in the past 24 months

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical, Structural, Civil or Aerospace Engineering or Physics from an ABET accredited program

  • Experience in aircraft and/or static structures stress analysis

  • Experience with engineering and design software (i.e. CAD/3D packages (UG/NX, CATIA, SolidWorks, CREO, etc.)

  • Experience working with finite element models / simulations using one or more of the following: PATRAN, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, ANSYS, Hypermesh, LS-Dyna, Optistruct

  • Proficiency and experience working with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Experience with Boeing engineering design tools (CATIA, PDM etc.)

  • Experience with design and analysis of metallic and composite materials

Typical Education & Experience

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.


This position is for 1st shift.

Drug Free Workplace

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


No relocation available

Export Control Requirement:

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level:

Individual Contributor - 2

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6G5DI2 (63Y)

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