Engineer - Aircraft Structures

Hawaiian Airlines Inc Honolulu , HI 96812

Posted 2 months ago

Position Overview

Serves as an Engineer in the Structures Engineering group. Utilizes good judgement, technical expertise and practical experience, providing engineering support to Base, Line and Shop Operations. Designs and evaluates sheet metal and composite repairs on Boeing and Airbus aircraft structures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Knowledgeable about corrosion mitigation on aircraft structures

  • Familiar with fatigue, strength of materials and aircraft structures

  • Researches and provides recommendations to aircraft structures items by working with OEM, vendors, MROs, HAL maintenance and maintenance control

  • Serves as a project engineer for assigned area. Possesses applicable knowledge for large commercial aircraft in Part 121 operation

  • Provide technical assistance to line, base, shop and check maintenance team

  • Authors engineering projects, repairs and develops technical data as needed to support HAL aircraft.

  • Researches, recommends and approves modifications, repairs or part alternatives

  • Substantiates the repairs in accordance with industry accepted practices and Federal Aviation Administration applicable requirements

  • Reviews documents including Service Bulletins, FARs, Airworthiness Directives, and other manufacturer issued publications

  • Research, recommend and approve modifications or part alternatives

  • Interface with equipment vendors, industry partners, MRO providers and regulatory authorities

  • Collaboration with HAL Planning, MROs, QA, Supply, Materials and Maintenance for process improvements as needed

  • Participates in resolution of design and improvements to maintenance programs & procedures as needed

  • Prepares, creates, reviews and approves engineering documentation in accordance to HAL Engineering Standard Operating Procedures and processes

  • Professional development and other related duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering or BS Degree from an accredited University, or if no degree, 5+ years as an aircraft mechanic

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (Parts 25, 121, etc.). Familiarity with Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturer Service Bulletins

  • Proficient in common office applications, as well as AUTOCAD /Solidworks software

  • Good organizational and prioritization skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to summarize complex technical matters

  • Ability to work any shift, and work flexible hours beyond regular scheduled hours, including weekends and holidays and non-traditional hours, promptly respond after hours, and travel as needed, is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated familiarity and proficiency in HAL engineering process and procedures, involved in resolution of design and reliability improvements to aircraft systems and maintenance programs and procedures

  • Demonstrated proficiency in HAL engineering process and procedures. Works effectively with little supervision and provides proactive engineering support to mechanics while adhering to safety requirements

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of aircraft maintenance and specification documents, particularly AMM, SRM, IPC and OEM drawings

  • Familiarity with TRAX maintenance software, particularly engineering module

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 14 years (2004-2017) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys byCond Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.

Now in its 89th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i's biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 250 daily flights system-wide.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Engineer - Aircraft Structures

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