UPS Aircraft Structures Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Title: Aircraft Engineer

Department: Structures Engineering

Days: Monday - Friday Hours Per Week: 45

Hours: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Flex Time Yes If Yes, Explain: Can flex +/- 30 minutes of posted hours above.

Rotating Shifts No If Yes, Explain:

Travel Yes If Yes, Explain: 5-6 times per year.


Air Group Building, Louisville, KY

Work Environment:

Engineer will work primarily in office environment with some work being accomplished at aircraft maintenance facilities and other locations as required to support project activity and for hands on interface with aircraft and maintenance personnel.

Job Summary:

The Aircraft Structures Engineer position is part of Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering within UPS Airlines and is focused on providing structures engineering support for A300, 747, 757, 767, and MD-11 cargo aircraft. Structures Engineering includes project management of structual based projects, structual repairs, cargo systems and aircraft appearance.

Job Description:

The position requires skills and experience in project development and management as well as structural repair design and approval. Project activity includes AD and other regulatory compliance, aircraft configuration definition and control, aging fleet programs (CPCP, AASFR, SSID, etc.), and reliability and cost savings initiatives related to aircraft structures and/ or cargo systems. Repair activity includes analysis, oversight, and approval of structural repairs on the airframe and structural components by third party maintenance providers. This position requires proficiency in technical analysis, have a working knowledge of aircraft certification requirements, the the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and being comfortable working with other departments and outside organizations.

Required Skills:

Minimum of three (3) years experience of industry related engineering experience beyond your school education. Bachelor's degree required. Preferred field is Mechanical or Aeroespace Engineering, or other technical degree with equivalent engineering experience. Applicant should be computer literate in basic office software, have CAD experience, and have good mechanical background with aptitude to hands-on projects.

Additional Skills:

Applicant should have a working knowledge of FAA regulations (14CFR25) associated with structural repairs and/ or cargo systems.

Interpersonal Skills:

Applicant should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a positive attitude, and have the ability to work well with others at all levels within Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering.

Additional Notes: Please be advised that the applicant will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM,morphine), phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDEA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.

As part of the UPS pre-employment process for a safety sensitive position. A drug screen is required. UPS must receive a negative test result before you can be put into a safety sensitive position (14 CFR Part 120.107 (a) 4).

Please be advised that you will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E to determine the presence of the marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), opioids- hydrodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone & oxymorphone, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity


Category: Industrial Engineering, Mechanics and Engineering, Plant Engineering

Requisition Number: 149035

Location: Louisville,Kentucky