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Staff Engineer - Mechanical or Aerospace

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Staff Engineer - Mechanical or Aerospace
Department Fixed Wing Division
Vacancy Number 18-FWD-01
Work Location MERC, Warner Robins (MERC)
Hours per week 40 hours/week
Scheduled Hours Other

The Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC), an operating unit of Mercer University, is located in Warner Robins, GA. MERC is dedicated to providing high quality engineering, scientific, and technical support services under contract to both government and private industry customers.

MERC has an immediate opening in the Fixed Wing Division for an Engineer with an aerospace/structures educational background.

- Duties of the position include participating in a dynamic team of skilled engineers conducting structural analyses using finite element methods and performing fatigue/fracture mechanics calculations.

- Duties also include studies pertaining to aircraft structures flight data analysis and review of maintenance and failure data.


Required Qualifications:
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD security clearance.
- Requires an undergraduate degree in Engineering (Aerospace or Mechanical preferred) from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering.
-Undergraduate course work with basic principles of statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and stress calculations.

Desired Qualifications:
- Experience with MATLAB, Python, GNU/Octave.
- Experience/familiarity with aircraft structure especially related to C-17, C-130, C-5, F-15, F-16, 707, and/or 737.
- Undergraduate or graduate research in materials, structures, or other aerospace structures relevant field.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? No
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? Yes
Job Category MERC
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis
Internal posting only? No
Close Date 03/01/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a U.S. citizen?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents