Textron Structural Analysis Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Structural Analysis Engineer


Bell is seeking a self-motivated Structural Analysis engineer to join Bell’s Innovation Team and support the development of new and novel products and platforms. The design requirements associated with the integration of vehicles in urban environments, including Air Taxi and Product transportation/delivery are challenging and exciting. The emerging concept vehicles provide opportunities for conceptual design, detail design, component fabrication and test of configurations and technologies that will shape the future of aviation. This position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a fast paced environment.

This position is located at Bell’s Ft. Worth, TX headquarters facility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs detailed analysis of advanced composite and metallic structure using classical hand calculations and FE tools to develop high performance airframe structures.

  • Oversees and monitors product acceptance procedures and parameters to achieve product reliability and safety standards (e.g. failure analysis).

  • Utilizes and interprets predictive models to simulate and verify design concepts. Perform static analysis using industry standard calculations methods (i.e. Bruhn, Roark Flabel, and O.E.M. structures manuals)

  • Reviews airframe specifications and/or modifications to ensure clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent Engineering discipline

  • At least 7 years of aircraft structural analysis experience

  • Proficiency with CATIA V6 or CATIA V5

  • Experience with NASTRAN/PATRAN

  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of structural mechanics and fatigue

  • Experience in helicopter structural design, including composites

EEO Statement

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 262842