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TLG Aerospace, LLC (TLG) recognizes that our greatest asset in achieving success is our talented aerospace engineering staff. TLG offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, an engaging work environment where employees can excel professionally and an exceptional office location on the shores of Lake Union in Seattle, Washington. We hire innovative, talented staff that has the experience, qualifications and professionalism our customers rely on.

We are always interested in capable candidates that have a desire to join our team. If you have the specified qualifications and believe you would be a valuable addition to the TLG team, please send your resume to careers@tlgaerospace.com for consideration. We will contact you if there is an opportunity that fits your experience and skill set. Your privacy is important to us so your information will remain confidential.

Below are typical job openings that we may have available from time to time. If you are interested in possible future opportunities, please send your resume to careers@tlgaerospace.com for consideration.

Loads and Dynamics Engineers (B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering)

Job Description: Become a member of an aerospace engineering team performing static loads, dynamic loads and/or flutter analysis on a variety of aircraft projects. Projects range from the product development stages through final certification and from small aircraft to jumbo jets. Tasks include:

  • Aircraft aeroelastic loads analysis for flight, ground and landing impact, supported by CFD, wind tunnel pressure model and flight testing.
  • Prepare aerodynamic databases for use in external loads and dynamics.
  • Implement models of the random nature of atmospheric turbulence and the effect of automatic flight control systems in determining structural responses and load distributions.
  • Evaluate aircraft dynamic loads due to landing and taxi maneuvers.
  • Provide solutions for aircraft flutter and vibration problems utilizing analysis and testing in order to provide input to improve preliminary aircraft design and to verify margins of safety with respect to flutter are adequate.

Qualifications: Understanding of aerospace engineering principles and concepts. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Must possess comfort and skill with computer analysis and programming including Microsoft Office and MATLAB-type analysis. Experience in aircraft static loads, dynamic loads or flutter analysis is desirable. Familiarity with MSC Nastran, MSC Patran or comparable applications a plus. Familiarity with aircraft a plus.

U.S. Person: U.S. citizenship or ‘Green Card’ is required.

Education: B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering

Flight Sciences / Aerodynamics Engineer

Job Description: Support the design, development, and certification of new aircraft and aircraft modifications. Perform analysis, support testing and prepare documentation for a range of flight sciences disciplines. Specific tasks include:

  • Aircraft mission and field performance modeling
  • Stability and control analysis
  • Wind tunnel and flight test data reduction
  • Airplane flight manual development
  • Flight dynamics simulation
  • Aerodynamic configuration design
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis

Qualifications: Understanding of aerospace engineering principles and concepts related to aircraft aerodynamics, configuration, performance, and flight dynamics. Capable of simple hand calculations during early product development stages through to full computer simulations, testing and documentation for final certification. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and must function well in a multi-disciplinary team. Familiarity with computational analysis and CFD methods is a plus. Familiarity with FAR Part 23 and Part 25 certification requirements is a plus.

U.S. Person: U.S. citizenship or ‘Green Card’ is required.

Education: B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering with 3+ years of applied experience

Design Engineer

Job Description: Work with Aerodynamics, Loads, Flutter, Performance, Handling Qualities, CFD and Stress engineers to develop airframe structural configuration layouts. Model initial concepts of new or modified aero-structures using CATIA V5. Generate and mature design concepts to the customer’s specified level of definition, which may be limited to lofted surface definition and Interface Control Models (ICM), or extend to the development of individual component models, assemblies and installation models and release of production drawings or MBDs. Work with the Stress analysis group to incorporate structural sizing requirements. Manage the product definition within a basic PDM environment. Support the generation and review of reports and presentation materials for internal and customer Preliminary and Critical Design Review (PDR & CDR) meetings.
The design of the following aircraft components and systems may include, but is not be limited to:

  • Primary and secondary wing structures (Metallic and composite)
  • Control surfaces and actuation systems
  • Fuselage and empennage structures
  • Integrated pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical system installations
  • Aircraft mechanical systems
  • Propulsion system installations
  • Interiors

Qualifications: Understanding of aerospace engineering principles and concepts related to aircraft structures and systems. Applicant should have experience with industry standard hardware, materials, and manufacturing and tooling techniques. Should also be cognizant of design for weight, producibility, durability, and customer specific needs. Knowledgeable in the application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5-2009 drafting standard. Production support (MRB) or aircraft modification and maintenance experience is a plus. Possess good verbal and written communication skills and must function well in a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience: 3+ years of applied experience.

U.S. Person: U.S. citizenship or ‘Green Card’ is required.

Education: B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or equivalent.

Stress Engineer

Job Description:

Work with Lead Stress Analyst, Aerodynamics, Loads, Flutter, Performance, Handling Qualities, CFD and Design engineers to develop load paths and airframe structural configuration layouts.  Perform stress analysis to support development work, initial sizing or final sizing input for the following aircraft structures; wing and associated control surfaces and fixed leading and trailing edge structure, fuselage, empennage, control systems and secondary airframe components.  Generate certification level structural analysis reports in support of TC and STC applications.

Analysis capabilities that may be utilized, but not limited to, are the following:

  • Classic Hand analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis (Patran/Nastran)
  • Fatigue and Damage Tolerance (F&DT) Analysis
  • Test Support and Documentation
  • Certification Support and Documentation
  • MRB Support
  • Repair and Return to Service Support

Plan and organize structural analysis work packages to assure program requirements and schedule are achieved.  Assist in the preparation of technical interchange meetings and program reviews.  Support development and maturation of the company’s internal processes and capabilities to achieve strategic growth plans, such as the development of analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools.  Work with customers and regulatory agencies to define certification processes that will ensure requirements are met.

Qualifications: Understanding of aerospace engineering principles and concepts related to metallic and composite aircraft structures and systems.  Able to judge and apply the appropriate analysis method depending on the phase or complexity of the structure.  Have exposure and knowledge of numerical modeling techniques, with work experience using Patran/Nastran seen as a strong benefit.  The ability to interrogate CATIA models and use a PDM system is viewed as a benefit.  Well qualified applicants will have familiarity with FAR Part 23 and Part 25 certification requirements and processes.  Possess good verbal and written communication skills and must function well in a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience: 3+ years of applied experience.

Education: B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or equivalent.

U.S. Person: U.S. citizenship or ‘Green Card’ is required.