Textron External Loads Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

External Loads Engineer


We are pioneers.We were the first tobreak the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. Wewere aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systemsto market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility.At Bell, we are proud to work for aniconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted verticallift experiences.

The External Loads Engineer is responsible for the development of the externally applied loads to the air vehicle. This position is based at Bell’s Ft. Worth, TX headquarters facility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop air vehicle dynamic and static load conditions and values.

  • Review flight test data of previous aircraft to establish an external loads data base for which parametric loads and loads conditions can be developed.

  • Build and execute COPTER simulations of loads conditions to generated aircraft body forces and inertial loads.

  • Coordinate with design IPTs, Internal Loads, Dynamics, Weights, Handling Qualities and Aerodynamics to ensure COPTER model and loads cases are consistent and applicable to aircraft design and intended usage.

  • Maintain up to date external loads and simulation models

  • Prepare and maintain the aircraft Structural Design Criteria.


Education Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required. Major in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is preferred.

- Masters Degree is preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • Multiple Engineering Levels will be consider for this opportunity, based on experience level.

  • Demonstrated experience in external loads, test and verification is required.

  • Previous experience in Flight Sciences (loads, dynamics, aerodynamics, handling qualities) is required.

  • Familiarity with Bell flight simulation codes (COPTER, GTR) and flight test data analysis codes (CAFTA), or industry equivalents is preferred.

    Ourmost cherished core value is to Lift Each Other up, creating a diverse andinclusive environment. As a member of our global workforce, you will c ollaborate with dedicated, enthusiasticteams where differences in experiences, backgrounds, and ideas combined with astrong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

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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: 270086