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United Technologies Corporation Senior Stress Engineer - Analysis Methods, Standards & Applications in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 01367878

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

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support Engineering Standard Operating Manual (ESOM) development, standardization, release and deployment to engineering team.

  • Work directly with CEOs and SMEs throughout Aerostructures to progress standardization and Automation (ESOMs, ELAM, etc.).

  • Coordinate and review technical documents.

  • Create Standard Work to help drive and conduct design trades, optimizations and final product configuration definitions considering safety, strength, weight, cost & producibility.

  • Generate and review reports suitable for transmittal to an airworthiness authority and external customers.

  • Oversee technical aspects of the stress analysis activities for domestic and global engineering support teams across multiple disciplines.

  • Develop and validate new analysis methods and tools for use across the engineering team.


  • 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

  • Must be a US Person including green card holders.

  • NASTRAN/PATRAN experience or equivalent

  • ABAQUS/ANSYS experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong background in nacelle structural analysis (classical hand analysis and finite element skills).

  • Demonstrated capability to define and optimize structural load paths.

  • NASTRAN/PATRAN experience or equivalent.

  • ABAQUS/ANSYS experience preferred.

  • Ability to deliver high quality output in needed time-frames with minimal oversight.

  • Must work well in team environment.

  • Customer focused mentality striving to deliver quality products exceeding customer requirements.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.

  • Knowledge and experience using MS Office products.

  • Ability to communicate technical issues and solutions through digital means to cross geographic/time zone limitations.

  • Experience in VBA programming for Stress Analysis Automation preferred.

  • Experience using Agile Scrum Framework / Lean Engineering preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or similar related field and 3-5 years of relevant experience OR Advanced degree in a Mechanical, Structural Engineering or similar related field and 1-3 years of prior experience.

  • Thrust reverser stress analysis preferred.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge, desirable.

  • Experience with large scale composite structural panels.

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?

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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!!

At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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

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.

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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