Aerospace Engineer

Description


Aerospace engineers design primarily aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. In addition, they test prototypes to make sure that they function according to design

Career Path

  •   Trainee
  •   Intern Climatologist
  •   Senior level

Main Activity

  • Direct and coordinate the design, manufacture, and testing of aircraft and aerospace products

  • Assess proposals for projects to determine if they are technically and financially feasible

  • Determine if proposed projects will result in safe aircraft and parts

  • Evaluate designs to see that the products meet engineering principles, customer requirements, and environmental challenges

  • Develop acceptance criteria for design methods, quality standards, sustainment after delivery, and completion dates

  • Ensure that projects meet quality standards

  • Inspect malfunctioning or damaged products to identify sources of problems and possible solutions

Skills

  •   Analytical Skill
  •   Critical-thinking skills
  •   Math Skill
  •   Problem-solving skills
  •   Business Skill
  •   Writing Skills

Type

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Aerodynamics
  • Propulsion
  • System Integration