Textron Structural Analysis Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Structural Analysis Engineer


Bell Helicopter is an iconic company with superb talent that uses innovation to drive all essential business functions. Our superior designs have created world-class commercial and military aircraft currently flying in 120 different countries. Great ideas come from every function of the company and there are no barriers to exploring and testing the limits. At Bell, exceptional talent collides with exceptional leadership; empowering employees to execute and make a global impact.

The Structural Analysis Engineer supports Bell’s H-1 Program Engineering airframe stress analysis efforts at Bell’s headquarters facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed analysis of advanced composite and metallic structure using classical hand calculations and FE tools.

  • Perform diverse and complex product development, modification, and evaluation of components, by applying engineering principles.

  • Utilize and interpret 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).

  • Contribute to the completion milestones associated with specific projects (e.g. create functional diagrams and system layouts; review detailed drawings and schematics; define data structure, interfaces and analyze material requirements

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

  • Work within established schedule and budget as defined by team leader.

  • Assignments will include fleet, design and manufacturing liaison support.

  • Maintain communication with supervisory staff and is able to identify issues that prevent expected progress.


Education Requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering is required.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 3 years structural analysis experience to include Finite Element Analysis.

  • Must possess a solid understanding of engineering structural/strength of materials principles/concepts.

  • Experience using ANSYS, and/or NASTRAN/PATRAN.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

EEO Statement

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264037