The Structures Engineer is responsible for the engineering data, instructions, documents and technical support that economically ensures the safety, airworthiness and reliability of NetJets aircraft within the following ATA chapter subjects: 20, 25, 27 (structural aspects), 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 71 (structural aspects) and 78 (structural aspects).
25%: Issues instructions and documents to economically support operations and return aircraft to service in a safe, airworthy and timely manner.
20%: Liaise with manufacturers, maintenance representatives, Maintenance and Repair Organizations (MRO) facilities and aftermarket engineering firms, regulatory authority and other outside agencies to ensure that engineering work on NJA aircraft complies with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's).
20%: Analyze structure related findings from Scheduled Maintenance and other inspection(s) and recommend changes to fleet Maintenance Programs. Coordinates with Technical Services Program Managers and Maintenance Program Technical Writers to facilitate.
20%: Develop plans, instructions and documents to comply with CFRs, Airworthiness Directives (AD's) and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM's) and to resolve non-mandatory in-service issues.
15%: Develop and manage future technical, engineering related functions/projects as assigned. Support the NJA Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System, Aircraft Maintenance Review Board and Safety Management Systems.
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Course of Study/Major: Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical or similar Engineering
Type of Credentials/Licenses: Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate or experience in aviation maintenance.
Related Work Experience: 4-6 years