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Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: LM Advanced Development Programs is looking for a Mass Properties Engineer. Performs Mass Properties requirements definition. Researches, plans, analyzes and measures designs and hardware for system weight and center of gravity. Assures systems can operate within mission envelop with various stores loadings. Maintains weight and CG metrics for individual tails and loadings, and documents in various technical publications.

Perform aircraft mass properties (weight, center-of-gravity, and inertia) analyses in the development, production and sustainment phases of an aircraft program's life cycle. Estimate, develop and verify weight, center-of-gravity and inertia assessments of detail parts, sub-assemblies, assemblies and the air vehicle using the principles of mathematics, geometry, statics, and computer aided three dimensional interactive analysis (CATIA) and measuring equipment. Design, develop, maintain, and enhance the software that directly supports the mass properties (weight, center-of-gravity) data handling and data integration activities for aircraft programs. Develop the program's mass properties control and management plan. Perform weight and balance analyses and the actual verification and validation of the complete aircraft in order to support operational weight and balance control system activities, flight test activities and aircraft delivery requirements. Develop and maintain weight and balance handbooks that support aircraft flight safety and flight clearance requirements. Prepare weight and balance control system forms.

* Active SECRET clearance


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited college or university

Background in Mass Properties

Desired Skills:

Experience presenting to and working with government customers

5 year update on clearance



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.


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