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L3Harris Structural Dynamics Engineer 3 in Waco, Texas


Job Title: Structural Dynamics Engineer Specialist

Job Code: SLP3

Job Location: Waco, TX

L3Harris is seeking for a Structural Dynamics Engineer for our onsite facility located in Waco, TX. We offer competitive benefits and a generous relocation package.

The Structural Dynamics Engineer Specialist will perform dynamic analysis and provide test (ground and flight) support for fixed wing and rotary aircraft to determine dynamic loads and/or dynamic characteristics of primary and secondary aircraft structure.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform frequency response, modal, and aero elastic analyses.

  • Planning, support, and execution of Ground Vibration and Modal Survey Tests

  • Planning and support of Flutter and Other Flight Tests.

  • Flight test data collection and reduction.


  • BSME, BSAE, BSCE + 8 years of aircraft structural dynamics.

  • MSME, MSAE + 4 years of aircraft structural dynamics.

  • Must have experience in finite element modeling and analyses codes.

  • Experience with MSC PATRAN or FEMAP and MSC Nastran.

  • Must be able to travel as necessary.

  • Must be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, and have general computer knowledge.

  • Must be able to work any shift, weekends, and overtime as required.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Must interact with other functional engineering disciplines.

  • Experience in MatLab/Simulink a plus.

  • Experience in Fortran a plus.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.