Stress Engineer

Job Type Temporary
Job ID 16676
Salary $0.00
Job Description

Our client in Oakville is looking for a qualified Stress Engineer. As a Stress Engineer, you will conduct strength, stability, residual strength, fatigue, and fracture analyses of detail designs of landing gear, systems and flight control structural components using both computer modeling, analysis methods and classical calculation methods working within an integrated product development team reporting to the Stress Lead

Executes stress activities including:

  • Preparation and review of detailed stress reports.
  • Liaise with customer/Suppliers for stress related issues
  • Generate static and fatigue internal loads for design studies
  • Foster strong customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility
  • Define structural test requirements for laboratory and full-scale testing.
  • Knowledge of analysis of structural repairs for landing gear and flight control structural components
  • Support research in such fields as failure analysis, finite elements, and methods of stress analysis, thermal effects, fatigue, and fracture mechanics.
  • Perform work assignments with minimum supervision
  • Review of Stress reports/drawings/models from/with other company disciplines and provide structures input and analysis.
  • Review of test results and correlate with analytical models.
  • Review overall design and provide structures input at JDP, PDR & CDR
  • Occasional travel between customer/suppliers and UTAS locations.
  • Perform other duties as required






  • 3-5 year’s aircraft stress analysis experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience with Structural analysis tools such as PATRAN, NASTRAN and ABAQUS or similar is required.
  • Clear understanding of external loads, load paths and free body diagrams.
  • Solid structural course work with an emphasis on analytical courses.
  • Strong interest in analysis of structures.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude (internship, design projects, etc.)
  • Good understanding of aerospace materials and manufacturing processes.
  • Good communication and facilitating skills in a team environment.
  • Good understanding of computing tools and programs including the use of Microsoft Office and Windows


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of CATIA V5
  • Experience in Landing Gear structural analysis
  • Aircraft Stress analysis experience highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of FAA and JAA certification requirements
  • Professional Engineering Designation or Eligibility to obtain one preferred

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