The latest comprehensive aerospace engineering job descriptions.

Aerospace Engineer: Designs and supervises the construction of aircrafts and associated parts such as airframe, communication equipment, controls, fuselage and power plants. Analyzes results of stress tests on aircraft and missile parts and conducts research to determine flight characteristics. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Composite Engineer: Develops, processes and tests materials used to create a range of products, from computer chips and aircraft wings to golf clubs and snow skis. Helps select them and develop new ways to use materials. Requires a bachelor’s degree in materials science, engineering or a related field.

Design Engineer: Develops new products and enhances existing products. Provides technical support to production team during product launches. Must be able to perform 3D modeling and finite element analysis. Requires a bachelor’s degree, typically in mechanical engineering, and at least 3 years of experience.

Electrical Engineer: Designs, tests, installs and maintains large-scale electronic equipment or machinery. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Mechanical Engineer: Designs, develops and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment and machinery. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to the design of engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Relies on instructions and guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-3 years of experience.

Process Engineer: Designs and implements manufacturing processes, equipment and plans to achieve production goals. Identifies and develops processes and equipment needed to produce specific products, parts and components. Relies on instructions and guidelines to perform job functions. Typically reports to a manager or head of a department. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Quality Engineer: Performs inspections and sets quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process and finished products. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Sheet Metal Mechanic: Fabricates or installs products that are made from thin metal sheets, such as ducts used for heating and air conditioning, in accordance with blueprints and work orders. May require a high school degree and up to 4 years of experience.

Stress/Structural Engineer: Designs and drafts structures and existing renovations. Analyzes ability of structural components to withstand stresses caused by operational conditions. Determines strength and bending characteristics of parts. Must be proficient in AutoCAD. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience.

Structural Design Engineer: Designs load-bearing structures or structural elements, such as buildings, bridges or roadways. Analyzes building materials, develops blueprints or specifications and ensures all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations. Determines cause of structural failures, damages and defects. Relies on limited experience and judgment. Some degree of creativity is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Tool Designer/Tool Design Engineer: Designs new products and makes improvements to existing products. May evaluate products, parts or processes for cost efficiency and reliability. Works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Relies on instructions and guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.