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Stress Analyst

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Job Details
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Company Name
United Technologies Corporation
Physical Address

Foley, AL 36536
Job Description

Job ID: 01306240

City: Foley

State: Alabama

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HAL11: Aerostructures-AL Srv Ctr 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies- Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview:

The Stress Analyst, a high-impact role, will conceive, design, and substantiate repairs and/or fabrication of repair parts for aircraft components of metallic and advanced composite construction. Develop and manage projects from start to finish.

+ Formulates structural analysis of a complex nature using hand calculations and computer analysis.

+ Conducts static stress, fatigue stress, fracture and fatigue structural analysis of aerospace components.

+ Defines, directs, and documents structural repair designs to assess the structural integrity of metallic and non-metallic aerospace products.

+ Provides limited direction to others in stress analysis and may act as technical lead on assigned projects.

+ Resolves technical problems of complex scope.

+ Analyzes repair proposals and prepare formal reports in support minor and major repairs for FAA approval.

+ Repairs may involve metallic, bonded metallic or advance composite structure.

+ Analyzes materials and processes and approves alternates.

+ Coordinates repairs with internal external customers as well as external staff of major airlines and aircraft manufacturers.

+ Provides technical support to engineering team.

+ Supports Quality Assurance personnel and Mechanics.

+ Provides field support when necessary.

+ Performs all other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

+ This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechanical/Aerospace) and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.

+ Strong structural analysis background including static stress analysis and fatigue analysis.

+ Experience with stress analysis of metallic and advanced composite structure including repairs on bonded metallic and composite structure.

+ Experience using MSC Nastran and Patran for FEA

+ Metallic and advanced composite structural analysis capabilities.

+ Ability to perform detail analysis by hand calculations and computer methods.

+ Must have intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook.

+ Must be able to work effectively across functional boundaries, and have demonstrated time management skills in order to handle multiple priorities.

+ Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must also possess excellent interpersonal skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

+ Ability to travel up to 10% of the time percent

+ Ability to provide verification of US Citizenship or permanent residency to satisfy ITAR/EAR restrictions.

Preferred Qualification:

+ Airframe design and stress experience.

+ Experience working on aircraft modifications and/or in an MRO environment performing design to return aircraft to an airworthy condition preferred.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other — propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

+ Medical, dental, and vision insurance

+ Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

+ Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ Life insurance and disability coverage

+ And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.

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