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Stress Engineer

PDS Tech is seeking a Stress Engineer in St. Louis, MO

Email resumes to: or call 314-264-3135 to discuss. 

  • The Stress (Analysis) Engineer will develop, analyze, design and establish test procedures for aero-structure products and airframe structure for a variety of internal and external customers
  • Design and analyze details of mechanically fastened and bonded joints for both composite and metallic airframe structures.
  • Support the design and development of 3D CATIA datasets and/or 2D drawings
  • Integrate technical, cost, value, and safety considerations into the product definition to comply with customer, regulatory and company requirements and document results in drawings, datasets, reports specifications and supporting data
  • Interface with other members of project or program team, management and manufacturing staff to develop producible products that reduce process times, rework, and scrap
  • Interface with customers and suppliers to achieve cost effective, technically sound and functionally superior product.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • 8+ years metals and/or composite analysis experience in an aero-structure design/manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office products.   Experience with CATIA V4/V5 a plus.
  • Experience with FEM (Finite Element Method) packages which includes Nastran / Patran and /or other packages such as ANSYS.   
  • Experience with hand calculations and template use/applications
  • Willingness to travel in support of the development effort

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Composites and Metallic experience 
  • Patran or Nastran 
  • Previous Large Aircraft or Fighter Jet experience is a plus. 


  • Must have active Secret Clearance,investigation within the last 5 years. 
  • Must be a US citizen able to hold secret level security clearance. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

PDS Tech is a premier supplier of highly skilled technical personnel to the aerospace and defense industries.  Several large programs are on the horizon in the St. Louis, MO area. These highly compensated positions will move quickly.  Please connect with us now for immediate consideration when  these positions arrive.  Apply to this posting, or contact Gus Sanchez at 314-264-3135 or for more information.
Job Number: 1610051297
Job Location: Hazelwood, MO
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 06/14/2017
Last Updated: 09/21/2018
Attention: Gus Sanchez
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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