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Stress Engineer | Aviation | Bedfordshire

Ref J1200

Location Bedford, UK

Salary Competitive salary

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Jamie Janner

Stress Engineer | Aviation | Bedfordshire

McGinley Aviation is working closely with an aerospace market leader in rapid prototyping of new aerospace concepts, and modifications to existing aerospace platforms.

As a contract Stress Engineer, you'll be Performing analysis to demonstrate the structural and safety of aircraft structures, equipment, systems and component in accordance with the customer requirements and airworthiness regulations specified within the scope of the contract.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To conform to the company procedures, processes and standards.
  • To meet the Technical Specification, customer requirements and airworthiness regulations specified within the scope of the contract.
  • To provide Structural advice, analysis, test schedules based on
      • Customer requirements
      • Certification requirements
      • Project timescales and budget.
  • Working with other team members as appropriate to ensure overall project delivery
  • To perform tasks as necessary to show that equipment, structures and components comply with the strength and structural requirements defined in the Technical Specification within the scope of the contract including:
      • Writing structures working files, stress reports, test schedules and reports
      • Advice to the design office on structural concepts, materials and fasteners.
  • Support efficient running of Stress office including aiding with standard stressing methods and procedures.
  • To support the provision of timely, economic, design solutions.
  • Other duties to support the company as and when mutually agreed with the Line Manager.


  • Minimum of HNC/HND or equivalent
  • Driving Licence preferred

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Competent working knowledge of structural and stress analysis specifically relating to the analysis of modifications/repairs in an aerospace environment.
  • Proficient in the use of analysis software, including Strand7 and Mathcad
  • Numerate and computer literate.
  • Familiar with MS Word and Excel.
  • Basic knowledge of civil and military structural airworthiness requirements.

Skills and Personal Qualities:

  • Clear and concise reporting.
  • Team player.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A methodical worker with the ability to self-check work
  • Good customer interface and presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to prioritise work and operate on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capable of working assiduously to meet deadlines

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