Aerospace Structural Engineer

If working with aircrafts has long been something you’ve dreamed of, consider a career as an aerospace structural engineer. Those in this field work on the design, development, and testing of aircrafts, spacecrafts, and missiles.

An aerospace structural engineer is responsible for researching, analyzing, and creating structural engineering specifications. This involves:

  • Using computer software to create and modify prototypes
  • Use these models to test damage tolerance, durability and stability
  • Write reports and product manuals

As for responsibilities, commonly seen requirements shown in job descriptions may include some or all of the following:

  • Checking calculations
  • Evaluating the integrity of structural materials
  • Documenting performance records
  • Inspect damaged or malfunctioning products

The following skills and experience would benefit an individual looking to find work in the aerospace engineering field:

  • Additional certifications in industry-related fields
  • Knowledge of computer software

In order to become an aerospace structural engineer, a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or a related field is required for entry positions. Advanced positions may require a professional engineer (P.Eng) license and master’s degree. Some companies may require security clearance and drug testing.

While working as an aerospace structural engineer, you can choose to switch industries between aviation, defence, and space exploration, and have the ability to advance and become a structural specialist, aerospace engineering manager, or chief engineering officer.

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Job Placement Specialists Can Help Aerospace Structural Engineers Further Their Careers

People looking to enter the field or progress their career as an aerospace structural engineer can benefit from consulting the job placement professionals at Winters Technical Staffing, a leading placement agency for the manufacturing sector in Toronto for over 40 years. These specialists can provide the guidance and support that will assist individuals seeking work in directing their efforts in a more valuable manner, with the overall goal of increasing the probability of landing a position.

The consultants at Winters Technical Staffing have created strong relationships with employers and hiring managers in the manufacturing industry and have developed a reputation for success in the recruitment and placement of qualified candidates.

Please visit our Industry Specialties page for more information on the specialization of Winters Technical Staffing, including the recruitment and placement of aerospace structural engineers.

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Are you looking to start or advance in your career as an aerospace structural engineer? The guidance and support provided by the job placement specialists at Winters Technical Staffing can help. Call the consultants at Winters Technical Staffing today at 647-556-2408 to request your complimentary consultation.