Full-Time

Loads & Dynamics Engineer

Supernal

Supernal

501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility

Hardware

$133120 - $186160

Bonus

Junior, Mid

Irvine, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in an applicable Engineering field required; Master’s preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years of applicable experience
  • Experience with innovative, physics-based design and analysis methods
  • Experience performing airframe dynamics and load analysis to evaluate and refine new flying vehicle concepts
  • Specialized knowledge of aircraft aeroelasticity and associated engineering fundamentals
  • Capability to conduct loads and dynamics engineering evaluation of eVTOL rotorcraft and eCTOL aircraft through analysis, test, and a combination of the two
  • Proficiency with MSC Patran/Nastran Aeroelasticity and Flight Loads
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write professional technical reports
  • Able to communicate proactively and follow-up accordingly
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work efficiently within time constraints
Responsibilities
  • Build aeroelastic models and databases to predict static, dynamic and fatigue loads and structural stability of individual components as well as the entire air vehicle
  • Create in-house analysis tools and processes for multi-DOF maneuver simulation, aerodynamic, inertia, structural models, fluid-structures interaction, and structures-systems interaction including aeroservoelastic analysis
  • Perform aircraft airframe static and dynamic structural loads and flutter analyses of nominal and failure conditions
  • Develop ground and flight test plans, support test implementation, and evaluate test results to improve and validate aeroelastic analytical models, load and flutter predictions
  • Coordinate activities with other teams, develop and manage interfaces
  • May require up to 25% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Washington, District of Columbia

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

113%

2 year growth

254%