AAR CORP INL Engineer, Aerospace 3 - Propulsion in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: INL Engineer, Aerospace 3 - Propulsion

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 8147


The Aerospace Engineer works on the research, development, design, testing, and analysis of aircraft as well as related technology for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and associated flight components and instruments. Works independently on engineering projects, manufacturing assignments, and aircraft modification design and/or repair assignments.


  • Formulate conceptual design of aeronautical or aerospace products or systems to meet customer requirements.

  • Direct and coordinate activities of engineering or technical personnel designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or aerospace products.

  • Plan and supervise the assembly and fitting of aircraft and components

  • Evaluate product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, and quality standards.

  • Meet goals and objectives by providing systems, resources, and training as needed.

  • Responsible for the engineering products of assigned tasks.

  • Provides engineering investigation support and technical leadership to maintenance managers.

  • Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of organization goals and objectives, measuring the work performed within the department, and ensures adequate and continuous control is exercised over the activities affecting quality.

  • Interface with all other departments to ensure a cooperative effort.

  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create engineering drawings as well as simulation models.

  • Prepare test plans, conduct ground and flight-testing programs on prototypes.

  • Collect, analyze, and report on test data.

  • Plan and supervise the assembly and fitting of aircraft and components.

  • Evaluate product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, and quality standards.

  • Estimate project costs and time scales.

  • Review performance reports and documentation from customers and field engineers, and inspect malfunctioning or damaged products to determine problem.

  • Give presentations to managers and clients.

  • Perform routine OCONUS travel and within CONUS travel as required.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS degree from a four-year college or university in Aerospace Engineering


  • Degree emphasis on aircraft propulsion systems.

  • Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering.


  • Minimum 8 years of maintenance experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio) and computerized maintenance tracking programs necessary to perform job functions.

  • Must be capable of multi-tasking.

  • Must be proficient in the use of advanced statistical tools to conduct trend analysis and forecasting of engine health and performance.

  • Must be able to read and communicate in English to a high level in both written work and orally.


  • Experience in Stability & Control, Aircraft Handling Qualities, Aircraft Performance, Aerodynamics, Propulsion, and Wind Tunnel & Flight Testing.

  • Basic understanding of mathematical modeling of physical systems and Computational Fluid Dynamics.

  • Willingness to contribute in both technical and non-technical areas to ensure the success of the team.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran