Aerospace Engineers

Aerospace Engineers

Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Innovation * Cooperation

Representative Tasks * Formulate conceptual design of aeronautical or aerospace products or systems to meet customer requirements or conform to environmental regulations. * Formulate mathematical models or other methods of computer analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design, according to customer engineering requirements. * Plan or conduct experimental, environmental, operational, or stress tests on models or prototypes of aircraft or aerospace systems or equipment.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Aerodynamicist, Aeronautical Design Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeronautical Project Engineer, Aeronautical Research Engineer, Aeronautical Test Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Aerospace Stress Engineer, Aircraft Designer, Aircraft Engineer, Aircraft Instrument Engineer, Aircraft Stress Analyst, Airplane Designer, Airplane Engineer, Astronautical Engineer, Automation Engineer, Aviation Consultant, Aviation Engineer, Avionics Engineer, Design Analyst, Design Engineer, Designer, Dynamicist, Field Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Flight Controls Engineer, Flight Dynamicist, Flight Engineer, Flight Test Engineer, Fuel-Efficient Aircraft Designer, Helicopter Engineer, Master Lay Out Specialist, Military Aircraft Designer, Physical Aerodynamicist, Pipe Stress Engineer, Propeller Engineer, Propulsion Engineer, Rocket Scientist, Service Engineer, Space Engineer, Stress Engineer, Structural Analysis Engineer, Structures Engineer, Supersonic Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), Systems Engineer, Test Analyst, Test Engineer, Test Facility Engineer, Thermodynamicist, Thermodynamics Engineer, Transonic Engineer, Value Engineer, Vibration Engineer, Weight Control Engineer, Weight Engineer, Wind Tunnel Engineer.