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Structure and Design Consulting Engineer

Quest Defense is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are part of a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then we’re eager to hear from you.

The achievers and courageous challenge-crushers we seek have the following characteristics and skills:

What you will be doing:

  • MRB Support
    • Perform functional analysis for product non-conformities based on design criteria, field serviceable limits, and certification documents of aircraft structural and mechanical systems design issues.
    • Direct interface with other internal/external engineering areas involved on non-conformity analysis.
    • Substantiate the disposition of non-conformities as required and present it for the local authorities.
    • Interpret the Stress Analysis Reports and documentation according to certification regulations.
    • Suggest the required analysis to substantiate changes to a component based upon the capability of the production processes or suggest improvements to the current process to reduce or eliminate MRB.
    • Provide engineering support and review for production process improvements and changes.
    • Evaluate fit, form, function and life of the components relative to the certified configuration.
  • Component Design and Analysis Support
    • Capture system requirements from the customer and incorporate into the component design
    • Develop components and modules keeping cost, performance, life, and system requirements in mind
    • Support team with their design and analysis of the component using CAE tools (NX, ANSYS Classic, ANSYS workbench)
    • Apply technical principles, theories, and concepts to solve a wide range of challenging engineering problems.
    • Evaluate fit, form, function and life of the components relative to the certified configuration.
    • This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.

Skills We Need (Technical Competency):

  • 25+ years of experience in the gas turbine industry
  • BS/B.Tech in Aerospace/Mechanical engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work under time constraints, maintain composure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to interact with employees/managers at all levels with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office, particularly MS Excel required
  • US Citizen required due to the nature of work

Desired Skills:

  • Project Management experience is a plus

May be hybrid or Remote

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

  • Mostly Office Environments, Occasional Shop Floor involvement.
  • Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work.
  • Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.
  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
  • This is a part time role, hours are flexible from 8-30/wk
  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.

Quest Defense provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.