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Sr. Stress Analyst


Yakima, WA, US, 98903

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Triumph Actuation Systems – Yakima provides design, manufacturing, and repair and overhaul services for aerospace products and systems that include hydraulic actuators, fuses, valves, manifolds, and carrier launched aircraft holdback bars and arresting hook damper/actuators. We maintain a strong capability for systems and component engineering and integration, for commercial, military, and rotorcraft aircraft.  

Sr. Stress Analyst – A key member of a lean departmental engineering team reporting to the Engineering Manager and works in concert with the Design Engineers on the execution of assigned projects and tasks. 

Program Management
•    Working with the assigned Design Engineer, uses knowledge and experience to schedule realistic but aggressive timelines for completion of assigned tasks.
Technical Analytical skills
•    In-depth knowledge of classical stress analysis including but not limited to static, fatigue, and vibration analysis.
•    Strong understating of industry standard technical documents.  I.e., 14 CFR Part 25, MMPDS, RTCA DO-160, Mil-Std-810.
•    Preparing various analyses necessary to substantiate and support the design of hydro-mechanical components and assemblies.
•    Internal loads development using various approaches including finite element modeling and analysis
•    Calculation of stress margins of safety using classical hand calculations and FEA methods.
•    In-depth knowledge of FEA methods including multi-body analysis.
a.    Ansys Workbench knowledge preferred.
•    Extensive experience with Material Review Board (MRB) analysis of discrepant hardware.
•    Proven ability to document analytical work in a concise, orderly report suitable for submission to aircraft type certificate holders, FAA delegates, or FAA.
•    Apply creative problem-solving skills to solve challenging hydro-mechanical problems.
•    Review specifications and perform requirements management activities necessary to identify, track, change, validate, and verify customer requirements.
Preferred Technical Analytical skills
•    Experience in crack growth and CFD analysis.
•    Familiarity with hydraulic principles.
•    Familiarity with cad packages such as NX, Solid Edge, and Solid Works.

•    Salary range $100K- $130K DOE
•    Flexible Work Schedule
•    Flexible Time Off (non-fixed vacation)
•    Competitive Insurance
•    401K with matching available
•    Annual bonus based on company and individual performance


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering; with a minimum of 10 years of engineering analysis experience. Master’s degree preferred.

Ability to read and interpret (English Language) safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, specifications, reports, test procedures and manuals. Ability to write routine reports, correspondence and speak effectively before customers, employees at any level of the organization.

Physical Demands:
The demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform this role. Reasonable accommodations available to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; talk, hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception. 

Work Environment:
The characteristics described here are representative of those while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations available to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be noisy on the shop floor, hearing protection is required.  A baseline hearing test is required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima