Senior Stress Engineer
Frimley, England, United Kingdom
3d ago

Job Description

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world.

Find your future with us.

With more than a century of experience, Boeing’s knowledge in bringing innovative service solutions to commercial, defence and space customers has united to form Boeing Global Services.

With a focus on innovative services in engineering, digital aviation and analytics as well as supply chain logistics and training support, Boeing will deliver agile, cost-competitive solutions, regardless of the original equipment manufacturer, so customers can reduce costs, drive efficiency and optimize operations.

This new role is based within the UK Aircraft Modifications Design Centre in Frimley, Surrey; where we support Boeing’s global modifications group to provide EASA and GCAA Part 21 Design Organisation Approved modifications to aircraft.

This centre has a highly skilled team of Engineers that is growing in 2019

The role will support the design and certification of aircraft interior & primary structure modifications by generation, review and approval of certification documentation to demonstrate compliance with relevant regulatory and customer requirements.

You’ll be a Subject Matter Expert for the aircraft interior, specialising in airframe primary and secondary structure. Resolve complex engineering problems including the modification of airframe primary structure to provision for additional interface points for interior commodities (hard point / seat track / top attachments) and modification of structure to facilitate the installation of exterior mounted antennae for navigation, satellite and communication systems.


Reporting to the Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Engineering Manager and working with the global engineering services team, across multiple time zones, in order to identify engineering and certification requirements and solutions for active and upcoming projects relating to aircraft cabin interiors, airframe and repair approvals.

Develop engineering design and structural substantiation for modifications to aircraft structure such as : Modification of floor structure including changes to seat tracks, floor beams and intercostal and addition of hard point fittings

Modification of ceiling structure to allow the installation of additional top-attachment provisions and equipment

Fuselage penetrations to allow the installations of SATCOM Radomes or other communication Antennae

Repair to metallic and composite airframe structure including internal and external repairs

Produce analytical reports with hand calculations and computational analysis to provide evidence that any changes to structure satisfy the airframe and airworthiness requirements

Produce test plans and reports for conducting static, dynamic, non-destructive and proof testing of cabin interior parts, components, appliances and airframe structure

  • Review and approve substantiation documentation produced by other members of staff or by suppliers to provide assurance of successful showing of compliance with relevant customer and regulatory requirements

    Current or recent employment within the aerospace industry working with an EASA Part 21, Subpart J Design Organisation or FAA ODA

    Able to demonstrate a comprehensive working knowledge of FAA / EASA regulatory and applicable airworthiness requirements including CS-25, JAR-25 and FAR 25 requirements

    Knowledge and experience of aircraft interior reconfiguration programmes and primary and secondary aircraft structures

    Able to perform static stress analysis through hand calculation from first principles and by using finite element analysis software

    Able to perform Fatigue and Damage Tolerance analyses

    A high level of attention to detail and professional integrity

    Ability to work on multiple programmes with varying level of requirements efficiently and effectively

    Ability to prioritise workloads and show flexibility to changing situations / demands.

    Previous experience as a Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) / Authorised Representative (AR) is desirable.


    A person of integrity who values attributes like trust, honesty and respect, comfortable working in a collaborative environment, willing to share knowledge and wisdom and not afraid to admit limitations.

    You enjoy working under pressure and are willing to go the extra mile’, you are adaptable and resilient with high expectations and higher aspirations.


    Ideally hold a minimum Bachelor’s Degree within Aerospace / Aeronautical Engineering and / or experience in related commercial aircraft design fields.

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