Airbus Defense and Space
  • 30-Sep-2022 to 12-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. - Military Aircraft
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive Salary
  • Contract

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international - with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary: Provide engineering services and support for in-service customer support and new aircraft modifications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Engineering duties: 70%
  • Provide engineering services for the support of the C212 and CN235 aircraft operating in the U.S.
  • Provide in-service structural repair design and substantiation support for Airbus DS customers.
  • Generate and review engineering drawings, structural design and substantiations, technical reports, and other technical publications for new aircraft modifications.
  • Review structural analysis documents within the team to verify compliance with airworthiness standards and report any potential non-compliance.
  • SolidWorks experience is required.

  1. Knowledge and Ability: 30%
  • Ability to perform static strength analysis.
  • Ability to perform fatigue and damage tolerance studies preferred.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Aerospace/Aeronautical) or equivalent experience required.


  • 4-6 years' experience in an aerospace engineering environment required.
  • Previous experience/knowledge in CASA C212 and CN235 aircraft is a plus.
  • 2+ years' experience working in SolidWorks is required.

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Must understand, read and write proficiently in the English language to read and understand appropriate manuals, schematics, and technical information necessary to adequately perform duties.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is not required but considered a plus for communications with ADS Spain.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Proficient in MS Project, MS Office Suite, SolidWorks, and various CAD suites.


  • Authorized to Work in the US

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, Standing, Squatting, Walking, Speaking, Hearing, Vision, & Manual Dexterity.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus DS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus DS is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus DS provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus DS does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus DS does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus DS is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America.

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