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United Technologies Corporation Senior Stress Engineer, Aftermarket in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 01365581

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

We are looking for a Senior Stress Engineer, Aftermarket with knowledge and developed technical expertise in stress analysis of aircraft structural components. You will analyze and approve repairs and provide technical solutions to minimize aircraft downtime on all Collins Aerostructures commercial nacelle hardware that are compliant with certified type design and airworthiness (FAA/EASA) requirements. You will work independently, provide technical guidance to junior engineers, make recommendations to management and work on standardization to improve turnaround times.

Primary responsibilities

  • Perform repair stress analysis and develop analytical methods for complex technical issues requiring creativity and ingenuity in supporting airline operational requirements, formal certification reports, and design changes.

  • Should be able to make quick engineering judgments and perform margin explorations for repair solutions based on certification analysis, on various nacelle components for different programs

  • Apply advanced structural analysis principles to support repair design development on metallic and composite structures.

  • Prepare RAS/8110-3 documents including substantiating analysis and obtain/coordinate sign-off with Airworthiness organization.

  • Prepare analysis package to support SRM/CMM repair development for submission to the Type Certificate holder.

  • Direct communication with Airline customers for rapidly development and approval of technical solutions.

Experience & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

Basic Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of load path, load balance, free body diagram and experience in classical hand analysis methods used in Aerospace structural analysis

  • Demonstrates knowledge in technical understanding of maintenance, repair, overhaul, and regulatory requirements in the commercial aircraft industry.

  • Ability to communicate well with internal and external customers and be driven to achieve customer satisfaction.

  • Ability to serve as the key point of contact for internal and external customers on complex technical issues.

  • Must be willing to mentor other engineers and lead teams in the generation of standard work for repair development.

  • Ability to work with all levels of maintenance, engineering, and management personnel.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment with time-constraint handling multiple repair tasks

  • Possess excellent technical writing and PC skills.

  • MS Office Suite experience Excel and Word

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in MRB and MRO repairs

  • Knowledge in Automation (Excel VBA & Visual Basic applications)

  • Experience with Patran/Nastran (Sol 101, 106, 111)

  • Experience in development of aircraft metallic and/or composite nacelle and exhaust structures.

  • Detailed understanding of nacelle systems desirable

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Ability to buy an additional week of vacation

  • Employee scholar program

  • Funding of courses for pursuing approved certifications

  • Annual Merit and performance review

  • Numerous paths for advancement – both within team you join and outside

  • UTFlex program consideration

  • Primary CareTake leave

  • Parental Leave

  • And More!!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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