Available Position

Hill Engineering is looking for bright and passionate engineers to join its growing team.

Engineer II

Layton, UT

Technical specialty

Aircraft structural integrity


Hill Engineering is looking to hire an analyst with interest in aircraft structural integrity to join our growing team in Layton, UT. Candidates with a minimum of three years relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Position description

An Engineer II develops and applies broad knowledge in a specific technical area. An Engineer II receives general direction on key objectives and receives guidance when necessary on unconventional or complex problems. The workday will be spent in an office environment. An Engineer II in the organization may perform the following duties:

  • Apply knowledge of principles and practices in a specific technical area.
  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks.
  • Collaboratively use judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine tasks.
  • Design and conduct experiments, and analyze and interpret data.
  • Design a complete project, system, component, or process.
  • Formulate and solve problems.
  • Provide feedback on standard operating procedures.
  • Attend project meetings and present specific aspects.
  • Interact with other staff, vendors, contractors, and customers.
  • Assist in determining schedule and budget requirements.
  • Prepare portions of or complete project documents.

Required skills

An Engineer II shall be generally familiar with the basic concepts in the following areas and shall have a detailed understanding in topics directly related to their technical specialty:

  • Solid mechanics (e.g., mechanics of materials and machine design)
  • Computer programming (e.g., MatLab, C++, FORTRAN, C#, or VB.NET)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Finite element analysis
  • Experience with standard aircraft structural integrity methodologies and processes including fatigue, strength, fracture, corrosion, and design
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-1530C
  • Experience with standard procedures for aircraft damage tolerance assessment

An Engineer II shall have strong computer skills including experience with the following software programs:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Solid Modeling software (Solid Works preferred)
  • Finite element software
  • Fatigue crack growth analysis software (NASGRO and AFGROW)

Education and experience requirements

A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or equivalent is required. A minimum of three years of relevant working experience is required (5+ preferred).

Travel requirements

Some travel may be required (typically 1 to 5 day trips). Less than 5% travel expected.

Typical physical demands

Occasional lifting and carrying of heavy parts and boxes up to 50 pounds will be required.

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