Calspan Corporation

Aero/Acoustics Engineer - Jet Engine Test Cells

Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
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Calspan is the world’s number one supplier of ground-based testing solutions and expertise for the aerospace industry. Our customers get a single, experienced partner to help them efficiently validate engine and airframe performance across development, production and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). We are looking for motivated Aero/Acoustics Engineer joining our team.


Every single thing we do with our customers and employees is based upon our goal of being selective to join and difficult to leave. We operate with a core set of values surrounding inclusiveness, accountability and innovation. Do you have what it takes to Be Calspan?


Core Responsibilities Listed Below – Compensation and position level commensurate with education and experience.

  • Provide aero and acoustic design solutions, concepts, analysis, and calculations for Jet Engine Test Cells utilized in ground test facilities
  • Support marketing quotations with trade-offs, analyses and recommendation for optimal and cost-effective solution
  • Partner with other team members to perform aerodynamic and acoustic field surveys of existing facilities and assist in commissioning and validating new test facilities
  • Prepare technical proposals and reports as required
  • Presentations at conference or at customer site


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • Masters degree in aeroacoustics, vibration, aerodynamics or related discipline
  • 2+ years of related experience or
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in aero/acoustics, fluidynamics, and statistics
  • Knowledge of jet noise, vibration, infrasound, noise conversion, and compressible flows
  • Familiarity with FFTs, microphones and vibration measurement, dynamic data acquisition, computer software skills (CFD, Matlab, LabVIEW)
  • Team player with interpersonal skills and positive attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel 10%

Why join Calspan?


Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.


Great Benefits = Happy, Committed Employees 

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k), Hospital Coverage, Accident Coverage, Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.


Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


The salary range provided is a general guideline. Actual pay will depend on several factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, training, and other applicable qualifications.  Calspan is committed to pay transparency in compliance with applicable state and local laws.


All candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. 

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