United Technologies Corporation Stress Engineer in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 52089BR

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Structural Engrg

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UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich, creating an organization with key positions on a wide range of aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.

Our customers include original equipment manufacturers that build aircraft and helicopters, engine manufacturers, and airlines, as well as defense agencies and contractors. Our commitment is to help them develop and maintain safer, lighter, more reliable and more efficient aircraft and other platforms.

UTC Aerospace Systems employs approximately 42,000 people worldwide with approximate annual sales of $14 billion.

Aerostructures in Chula Vista CA, designs, manufactures, and integrates nacelles, thrust reversers, pylons and flight control surfaces for commercial and military aircraft. Aerostructures includes the Engineered Polymer Products business, which designs, tests and manufactures composite components for ships, submarines and commercial airplanes.

We are looking for a Stress Engineer to:

  • Guide and mentor others in stress analysis on nacelle structural hardware.

  • Work independently to perform stress analysis and develop analytical methods for complex technical issues requiring creativity and ingenuity in supporting airline operational requirements, formal certification reports, and design changes.

  • Prepare RAS/8110-3 documents including substantiating analysis and obtain/coordinate sign-off with Airworthiness organization.

  • Prepare analysis package to support SRM/CMM repair development for submission to the Type Certificate holder.



  • US Citizen or US Person

  • Detailed knowledge of maintenance and repair practices used in the aerospace industry.

  • Ability to apply advanced structural analysis principals to support repair design development on metallic and composite structures. Thorough understanding of load path and load balance and experience in classical hand analysis methods used in Aerospace structural analysis.

  • Experience with Nastran (soln's 101, 105, 106)

  • Detailed understanding of aircraft structural components.

  • Posses excellent technical writing and PC skills.

  • Capable of positively interacting in a team environment and have good listening and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to represent company in technical review meetings and have excellent customer relations and negotiating skills.

  • Willing to lead technical teams and mentor engineers with less experience.


  • Basic understanding of engine mount static, fatigue and crack growth analysis. 

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.