Kaman Corporation

  • Mechanical Systems Engineer

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(9/9/2019 4:32 PM)
  • Overview



    Year after year, Kaman delivers technical breakthroughs and innovative solutions for our customers. We do this by acquiring new technologies, expanding facilities, developing R&D capabilities and investing in our employees. As technology advances and industry shifts, Kaman will always be a place where people can come together and make a difference and support the life they choose.

    Kaman Air Vehicles & MRO has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineer to join our outstanding Engineering team.

    This role would be to support development efforts of a new Composite blade for the KMAX Helicopter as well as further support program initiatives to develop the unmanned KMAX Helicopter. The ideal candidate will be motivated to dig into challenges, possess a spectrum of aeronautical engineering skills, including finite element analysis (Nastran/Patran), CAD design (NX), design/analysis of rotorcraft composite structures (i.e. rotor blade design), design/analysis of mechanical systems and have the ability to coordinate activities with all facets of the organization.

    The Engineering department at Kaman AVMRO includes individuals with diverse skill sets who are exposed not only to the design and analysis of systems, but also participate in the manufacturing, test, development, and certification processes.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design and analysis of assigned systems.
    • Prepare and review engineering documentation and statements of work (SOW).
    • Evaluate and accept engineering documentation and participate in the validation and test of requirements and design.
    • Handle classified documentation in accordance with industrial security guide and covering practices.
    • Provide and maintain work documents and records that effect design, test evaluation and design alternatives.
    • Act as an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) as directed by company management in accordance with FAA Order 8110.37 and KAC P & P 15/11.
    • Perform other duties consistent with senior engineer’s ability and company requirements.
    • Prepare written communication to senior management to define work status, schedule, scope, risk, problem areas, mitigation alternatives and pertinent information as requested.
    • Work in teams to accomplish common goals and objectives as defined by Management.
    • Communicate with subcontractors, suppliers and customers for data exchange; status discussion and resolution of engineering issues and activities.
    • Participate in engineering and management reviews, working groups and related activities and completion of action items assigned.
    • Liaison with external groups and organizations for the purpose of accomplishing assigned tasks.
    • Areas of concentration may include the following areas of design: electrical, mechanical, systems, software and structural design.
    • Ability to obtain/maintain security clearance, as required.


    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in aeronautical or mechanical engineering with at least 1 to 2 years graduate level work leading to a Master’s degree or equivalent learning experience. 


    Experience:  5 to 7 years of progressive experience in engineering.  Broad knowledge of an advanced and technically specialized field with strong capabilities in aircraft mechanical systems. 



    All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.


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