Systems Engineer – Environmental / Structures

Systems Engineer – Environmental/Structures and
Job Reference:
LM People Job Code/Title:
Programme / Functional Group:
E1973I / Structural Engineer Sr
MST IS - Crowsnest
Description of Business Environment:
Lockheed Martin (LM) is a large multi-national technology company, specialising in the
management of complex programmes. This position is for a System Engineer to work
within the LMUK IS, Specialist Engineering team providing primarily Structural and
Installation expertise across a variety of Helicopter, Maritime and Unmanned Air Systems
(UAS) Programmes as well as taking on general System Engineering and Design
Certification/Airworthiness tasks.
Specific Job Description:
To lead the environmental, structures and installation activities in support of programmes.
The candidate will be assigned a broad range of technical tasking including providing
Environmental and Non-functional Design Engineering support, task control and
management, and be required to ensure that all international;, European, national and in
particular contractual standards are met and that appropriate design and qualification
documentation is produced.
Support to Business Development activities for new business programmes, in relation to
Environmental and Mechanical Design Specifications, System Environmental
Management Plans, and Environmental Impact Studies.
The candidate will also be required to compile flight certification and approval
documentation, and in addition perform requirements analysis and solution development
for adjacent opportunities. This will include development of System Specifications,
Interface Control Documents and contributing to System Architectures and Designs
Required Skills:
Proven and recent experience in undertaking mechanical and structures design and
Fully conversant with the following specifications: MIL-STD-810D/E and F,
 DEF STAN 00-970,
 DEF STAN 00-35,
 DEF STAN 05-123,
 DEF STAN 08-123
 RTCA/DO160C, D and E
Understanding and experience of test procedures and hands on data analysis in a
complex systems integration environment.
Knowledge of aircraft avionic systems
Understanding and experience of test procedures and hands on data analysis in a
complex systems integration environment.
Understanding and experience of compiling flight approval and certification evidence in
a complex systems integration environment.
Previous experience of operating in a DAOS organisation undertaking prime
contractorship/systems integration. Performing review and sign off activities for
aeronautical systems would be beneficial.
The candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills:
 Analytical: ability to analyse technical problems and provide solutions.
 Negotiation: ability to resolve Customer issues in an effective productive manner.
 Leadership: ability to draw together a team and motivate to achieve team goals and
technical solutions.
 Communication: ability to produce and present convincing presentations, design
documents and proposal to Customer and Supplier.
 Decision-making: ability to make rapid decisions.
 Interpersonal: ability to work with and lead a team of people, good listening and
debating skills.
 Technical innovation: ability to achieve solutions innovatively.
Standard Job Description:
Analyzes, researches and develops structural engineering specifications involving metals,
non-metallic or composite structural materials for product design, or operation of product to
include structures, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronics, power plant,
armament, heating and ventilating, equipment and maintenance designs. Analyzes
damage tolerance, durability, design allowables and structural modeling. Specific structural
engineering specialties may include dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue and
thermal analysis. Tools utilized may include CATIA, IDEAS, ProEngineer and a variety of
software applications.
Typical Minimum Education & Experience:
Ideally require a Bachelors degree from an accredited college and capability typically
achieved through proven professional experience. Will also consider individuals with
equivalent experience / combined education.
Considered experienced, but still a learner.