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Weight and Mass Properties Engineer - Senior Level

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900024669 Date posted 02/15/2019
Location Seal Beach California United States
Job Description

The Experimental Systems Group (ESG) within BDS’s Space and Launch division has an opportunity for a Weight and Mass Properties Engineer, which includes support to the X-37B and other proprietary programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Estimate, calculate and measure/verify mass, center of gravity, and inertias of components, assemblies and completed vehicles or systems
  • Other responsibilities will be to develop and maintain weight, balance and mass properties accounting systems and generate required weight and balance reports, lead development of mass properties processes and tools, and provide visibility of mass properties information to integrated product teams and management
  • Perform in-flight mass properties trades and assessments
  • Support detail and installation drawing release process
  • Work with Responsible Engineers to establish target weights for component and unit-level specifications
  • Interface with suppliers for mass-properties deliverables
  • Lead mass properties testing from component/unit level through system level
  • Brief mass properties related topics to senior management and customers

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Space and Launch

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires an active Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)/Special Program Access (SPA) U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.

Must have a DoD Top Secret or other clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed or updated within the past five years. 


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Must have a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed or updated within the past 5 years.
  • 5+ year Mass Properties experience
  • Engineering degree
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • The position involves gathering internal and external customer requirements and developing innovative solutions for mass properties analysis
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently are preferred
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite of Tools, NX
  • Demonstrated history of generating and approving technical documentation and reports associated with mass properties

Typical Education/Experience:

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's 14 or more years' experience, Master's with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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