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Textron Structures Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

Structures Engineer



The Structures / Fatigue and Damage Tolerance engineer will be responsible and involved in all aspects of our jet products.From continued field support of legacy jets to on-going line support and aftermarket product enhancements.Emphasis is on ensuring that the airframe is both durable (free from cracks) and tolerant of the unexpected damage that might occur during its operational life. Responsible for ensuring the aircraft is structurally sound throughout the operating envelope


  • Work with various groups within Product Engineering to develop structural test procedures and pass/fail criteria.

  • Assist with material selection, configuration and sizing for new airframe structures as well as providing production and field support for existing aircraft.

  • Production and field support will include the design evaluations, ensuring that all aircraft meet fatigue, strength, and stability requirements.

  • Work alongside other organizations from engineering, customer service, ISC, flight test, and airworthiness to support a broad range of projects by providing your technical expertise.

  • Perform advanced structural analysis using a range of mathematical, testing, and computational methods.

  • Support FAA and foreign authorities in technical discussions on certification issues.

  • Involvement in root cause analysis of complex failures to improve aircraft reliability.Including support of accident investigations.

  • Keep detailed Stress Notes on design changes and production non-conformances

  • Participate in the development and improvement of the team’s processes and tools.



  • Bachelor's degree required in:

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Other related field


  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

  • Strong sense of accountability and integrity

  • Time management skills to support multiple concurrent projects

  • Experience in basic structural analysis techniques, finite element stress analysis, static and dynamic loads development, and materials.

  • Knowledge of aircraft design and production methods.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to manage projects of various size and scope.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office

  • Previous test experience preferred.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 313293