Senior Design Engineer

Murrieta, CA

Position Description:

  • Create engineering designs, layouts and drawings for aircraft composite and metallic repairs and/or modifications
  • Lead a team of designers/draftsman to complete engineering drawing packages
  • Complete designs using Catia design software
  • Hand sketch design configurations to articulate concepts
  • Interpret engineering drawings and work closely with other departments to resolve issues
  • Conduct liaison engineering when required
  • Interface with stress analysts and shop floor mechanics
  • Reports to VP Engineering


  • MS Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-10 years (10,000-20,000 hours) experience with Catia VR5 design of aerospace/aircraft structural modifications or new design
  • Experience with typical aircraft materials (MMPDS), hardware (MS, NAS, AN, bolts, rivets, screws, nuts, bushings, etc.), steels, fiberglass, honeycomb panels, machined parts, formed sheet metal, welds, and sealant
  • The applicant must have good communication skills, be fluent in English (spoken and written) and proficient in MS Word and Excel for report writing and analysis preparation
  • Good MS Windows, MS Office, PowerPoint, computer skills and organization

The Design Engineer performs functions, or is immediately available to perform functions that are considered safety sensitive for the purpose of maintenance or preventive maintenance as defined by 14 CFR 121. Therefore, employment and continued employment with the company is conditioned upon full compliance with the company’s Antidrug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program as required by 14 CFR Part 120, 135, 145 and 49 CFR Part 40.

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