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Stress Engineer (F&DT Engineer)

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £46 - £52 per hour

  • Contact:

    Abigail Williams

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    28 September 2023

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Stress Engineer (F&DT Engineer) - up to £52 per hour Inside IR35 - 12 Months (extensions highly likely) - Chester - standard 35 hours across 4.5 days (working between 7-7) - On site - One stage virtual interview - Sector: Aerospace and Defence

Yolk Recruitment are searching for a Fatigue and Damage Tolerance (F&DT) Stress Engineer to work within the Analysis team of a renowned Aerospace company that is at the forefront of space exploration and travel.

This is an exciting role that gives you the opportunity to work on cutting-edge aerospace projects not seen anywhere else in the UK. The ideal candidate will hold a signatory/approval or would be able to obtain this within 6 months.


  • Address issues related to the main wing box, fixed leading edge and trailing edge structures and control surfaces on the outer wing that come from the plant.
  • Performing F&DT analysis of composite and metallic aircraft structures using standard fatigue, crack growth and residual strength calculations.
  • Defining, scoping and providing technical guidance
  • With the appropriate approvals (depending upon your suitability) you will be responsible for approving F&DT analysis and associated deliverables
  • Providing guidance with airworthiness regulations and requirements
  • Supporting in product development tasks, production and in-service issues.


  • Experience within the aircraft industry involved in fatigue and crack growth analysis of metallic structures
  • Understanding of the fundamental method of analysis for fatigue and crack growth and an ability to develop these methods
  • Experience of delivering certification activities.
  • Understanding of airworthiness requirements.
  • Knowledge of Finite Element analysis
  • Ability to use F&DT tools (ISAMI or equivalent)


  • Signatory status at approval level
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