Job Description for Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and satellites. They receive proposals for projects and evaluate them for a variety of factors. Aerospace engineers can develop new technologies in these fields, designing new types of aerospace products. They must determine if the proposed project will be technically possible, financially possible, and safe. They will determine if the product meets the needs of the customer, can surpass environmental challenges, and can meet engineering principles. Once they have approved a project, they are in charge of coordinating the design and manufacturing of the product. They will also direct the final testing of the product and ensure that the project meets the proper quality standards. If there is a malfunction or damage in a product, they must identify the problem and any possible solutions.

Aerospace Engineer Tasks
  • Perform a variety of engineering work in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft.
  • May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
  • May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture.

About Penn, Pennsylvania

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
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Penn is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 460 at the 2000 census. The borough was named for Pennsylvania founder William Penn. Penn is located at 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W (40.329018, -79.640141). According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 460 people, 182 households, and 133 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,974.7 people per square mile (1,184.0/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 1,209.3 per square mile (481.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.52% White, 1.52% African American, 1.09% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. There were 182 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 18.7% had a female householder with...

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Key Stats for Aerospace Engineer

1-4 years

Years of Experience

1-4 years