Textron Structural Dynamics Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Structural Dynamics Engineer


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell is seeking a self-motivated Structural Dynamics Engineer to join Bell’s Innovation Team and support the development of new and novel products and platforms. The dynamic capabilities are associated with the integration of vehicles in urban environments, including air taxi and product transportation/delivery. This position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a fast paced environment.

Tasks include but not limited to:

  • Conduct analysis in airframe vibration, passive vibration control and reduction, and dynamic compatibility of air vehicle components and subsystems.

  • Finite element analyses of components and complete airframe assemblies.

  • Analytical support of engineering investigations.

  • Resolution of dynamics problems.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering - or equivalent aerospace design discipline – is required. A master's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

  • At least 9 years of experience conducting dynamic analysis and dynamic testing of aircraft structures

  • Experience with NASTRAN structural dynamics including model analysis. FFT spectral analyzers is a plus.

  • Experience is preferred in airframe vibration analysis, modal analysis, passive/active vibration control and reduction, and dynamic compatibility of air vehicle components and subsystems.

  • A strong understanding of FE theory is desired as well as understanding of rotor dynamics.

  • Also preferred is experience with structural dynamics test techniques include impulse (Rap) testing and familiarity with FFT spectral analyzers.

  • Familiarity with FAA regulations is desired.

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong 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: 262843