Aircraft Structures Engineer

Engineering Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

Responsible for generating and checking structural/mechanical/interior drawings for modifications to commercial/corporate/private aircraft. Provide technical leadership and structural/mechanical designs on assigned programs. Responsible for providing technical support and guidance to Associate Engineers and Designers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Accomplish detailed structural/mechanical design of aircraft equipment installations and alterations (antennas, avionics equipment, interior components).
  • Prepare and/or check documentation as necessary to satisfy customer, company and regulatory requirements.
  • Work to quickly resolve structural/mechanical manufacturing and installation problems.
  • Monitor and report status versus requirements.
  • Provide structural/mechanical engineering guidance/counsel and communicate program information within the organization and supporting groups.
  • Perform additional duties as directed.

Requirements

  • Requires knowledge 3D modeling and drawing development. SolidWorks experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Requires working knowledge of and experience with aircraft design methodologies and practices.
  • Must be able to work either alone or as part of a team to solve problems.
  • 3+ years experience working on commercial aircraft completions or modifications.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to generate alternative ideas.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering.


 

Gogo is the inflight internet company. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.