Landing Gear Mechanical Engineer


  • Posted 2 years ago
  • ENGLEWOOD, Colorado
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Landing Gear Mechanical Engineer


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Landing Gear Mechanical Engineer for an opportunity in Denver, Colorado.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


The primary responsibilities will include design, manufacture, integration and test aspects of the nose and main landing gear for XB-1, the first independently developed supersonic jet and history's fastest civil aircraft. Specific tasks will include supporting component NCRs, ownership for First Flight Readiness Review documentation, supporting bench testing of subsystems, oleo shock absorber performance drop testing, landing gear integration, landing gear retraction / extension swing testing.


Qualifications and requirements:

  • 5+ years industry experience with landing gear systems .
  • Industry experience with landing gear performance requirements.
  • Industry experience designing, performing initial sizing analysis, and producing technical drawings of components in CAD.
  • Industry experience with integrated systems testing, test plan writing, and report authoring.
  • Well versed in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to partner internally and research and interact with potential suppliers.
  • Experience using Simulink to model landing gear systems.
  • Experience with modeling and dynamic simulations of fluid-mechanical systems.
  • Industry experience designing parts, performing stress analysis, producing drawings and working with large assemblies within the SolidWorks environment.
  • Knowledge of kinematic analysis/synthesis of mechanisms.
  • Working knowledge of aerospace aluminum and steel alloys, heat treats, and manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with full life cycle of aircraft system development including design, integration, and test.
  • Experience developing, refining and managing system level requirements from formal and informal sources.
  • Experience with manned experimental aircraft flight testing.
  • An undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is required.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.


If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you've found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


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