Propulsion System Engineer – 1st Shift

PDS Tech, Inc.
February 23, 2021
Fort Worth, TX
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PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Propulsion System Engineer, in Fort Worth, TX.

The Propulsion Systems Engineer will be part of a team responsible for:

  • Installed engine performance analysis using 1-D thermodynamic cycle models supplied by engine companies
  • 1-D and 3-D analysis of aircraft bays using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and conjugate heat transfer (CHT) tools
  • Balancing engine inlet and exhaust performance across multiple flight conditions
  • Working closely with other teams, participating in design activities for air vehicle level optimization
  • Developing and maintaining supplier relationships to ensure the on-time delivery of technically acceptable components
  • Supporting component-level and subsystem-level requirement development and validation
  • Support of propulsion system activities throughout flight test

The Propulsions Systems Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Developing component-level and subsystem-level requirements in the CAMEO model-based systems engineering environment
  • Developing and reviewing qualification artifacts
  • Interfacing with Systems Engineering to integrate Propulsion Systems requirements with the overall air vehicle
  • Reviewing and maintaining Propulsion Systems component specifications
  • Developing and maintaining the Propulsion Systems schedule and work packages
  • Tracking the health of the Propulsion Systems development using earned value project management techniques
  • Training team members in requirements development, verification and validation
  • Training team members in earned value project management techniques
  • Building skills in all areas of the Propulsions Systems team

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree.
  • Effective communication and ownership of tasks
  • Experience developing, verifying and validating Propulsion Systems requirements
  • Familiarity with earned value project management techniques
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, suppliers, and team members
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and small team leader
  • A self-starter with excellent written, oral, and PC skills.

Preferred Skills and Capabilities:

  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with the product development phase
  • Experience with model-based systems engineering in CAMEO
  • Experience writing Propulsion Systems component specifications
  • Experience with earned value reporting

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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