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Aircraft Engineer - Avionics/Systems/Structures

AIR GROUP BUILDING Primary Location: 1400 N. HURSTBORNE PARKWAY , LOUISVILLE, KY - United States, 40223 Facility AIR GROUP BUILDING Job ID 218092

Job Title:  Aircraft Engineer – Structures

Department:  Aircraft Engineering

Days:  Monday – Friday                                     

Hours per Week:  45                             Hours:  8am – 5:30pm

Flex Time:  Yes, Flex start time

Rotating Shifts:  No

Travel:  Yes, approximately 5days/month

Job Freeze:  No

Work Location:  UPS Air Group, 1400 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40223

Manager:  Muluken Zeru

Work Environment:  Engineer will work in an office environment with some work being accomplished at aircraft/component maintenance facilities and other locations as required to support project activity and hands-on interface with aircraft/shop maintenance technicians.

Job Summary:  The Structures Engineer is a position within the UPS Airlines Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering organization. The position provides structures engineering support for A300, MD-11, 747, 757 and 767 cargo aircraft and associated components. Additionally the engineer provides project management oversight for aircraft/component repairs/modifications including reliability improvements, cost reduction and regulatory compliance.

Job Description:  The Structures Engineer position requires experience in aircraft and component structures, federal regulations, development of repairs/modifications, project planning and project management. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, aircraft/component configuration management, certification approvals, airworthiness directives, data analysis, project development, implementation and oversight of aircraft/component reliability solutions, repairs and modifications. Ideal candidates for the position will possess the following skills: structural repair design, hands-on approach to projects, program management and ability to multitask.

Required Skills:  Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology is required. Preferable engineering disciplines: Mechanical, Aeronautical or Civil. Three (3) years’ of aviation industry related engineering experience (preferred).  Applicant should have computer skills including office and CAD software and the aptitude for hands-on projects.

Additional Skills:  Working knowledge of FAA regulations associated with aircraft structures, components, repairs and alterations.

Interpersonal Skills:  Applicant should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a positive attitude and have the ability to work well with others in a team environment.

Testing Requirements:  The applicant will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDEA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.


UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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