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Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd.

Structural Engineer (Repair Design & Analysis)

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analyze and coordinate structural damage, damage tolerance, and repair assessments
  • Design major and minor repairs to metallic airframe structures for specific customer aircraft and standard repairs for the Aircraft Repair Manual
  • Substantiate static and fatigue of major and minor repairs and modifications to metallic airframe structures using traditional and FE analysis methods, plus safe life and damage tolerant analysis
  • Analyze structural suitability of specific airframes for life extension
  • Provide interpretation of technical documentation (SRM, AMM, CMM) and support to customers and Service Centers performing analysis tasks and repairs
  • Participate in regular exchange and coordinate technical issue resolution with Pilatus Aircraft OEM Engineering in Switzerland
  • Write and review technical memos, procedure instructions, engineering reports, and analyses
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director Engineering



  • Bachelor's degree in aeronautical or mechanical engineering (with a focus on structural analysis)
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in airframe stress and FDT analysis in supporting repairs
  • Familiarity with NASTRA, FEMAP, or similar packages and FDT tools (e.g. AFGROW)
  • Experience using Siemens Solid Edge / NX and Teamcenter applications
  • Experience with Pilatus PC-12 and PC-24 or similar aircraft type highly desired
  • Familiarity with CS/FAR Part 23
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated project management and task prioritization skills
  • Self-disciplined and capable of handling multiple, simultaneous projects with minimal supervision
  • Must be comfortable working directly with Service Centers, operators, and customers
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15
  • Must maintain all required documents to travel outside the U.S. with ability to travel on short notice
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for any business-related travel or offsite training

What We Offer

  • 11 paid holidays a year, plus 15 days of paid vacation time, and 6 days of paid sick/personal time to start with an increase to 20 days of paid vacation time after 5 years with Pilatus
  • 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for single coverage and 80% for family coverage, averaging $9,600 annually
  • Monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions totaling $2,250 for single coverage and $3,000 for family coverage annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching up to 6%
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid in full
  • Tuition assistance available annually after the first year
  • Hiring range of $80,000 - $112,000 per year depending on experience
  • Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.


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