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Engineer Design

Kirkland, Washington, 98033, United States
January 31, 2018

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Kirkland, WA 98033


Aerospace Engineer with twenty nine years of experience in the aircraft industry

Extensive work experiences in aircraft structures (Metallic & Composite), interior, systems and cargo

Experiences in Ultimate (detail hands on and FEM), Fatigue analysis and Damage Tolerance

Patran, FEMap & Nastran, familiar with Boeing stress software FEADMS, SA, IAS, SCW, FAMOSS, MOSS DUBERG FATIGUE - JOLT,SWINGZ, ITAS Damage Tolerance and APARD stress database

Experience in Catia, Inventor and AutoCAD

Experienced in modeling in Catia, transferring to Patran performing analysis in Nastran and or FEMAP

Fulfilled multidiscipline tasks in different aerospace projects, starting with preliminary Design – Repair, Analysis - Strength Check Notes, and certification of aircraft – Formal Analysis and Damage Tolerance


NAT - ZODIAC AEROSPACE, Everett, WA May 2017 – Present

Senior Stress Engineer Interior - Systems

Performs stress reviews and analysis of aircraft interior and systems for 777 and 767 conversions

Determines critical or criteria loads and substantiation part for new assemblies or Installations

Review engineering drawings to comply with FAA regulations. Worked to budgets and project schedules

BOEING, Everett, WA Feb 2003 – May 2016

Senior Stress Engineer - Analyst SEC 42/46 747 Sustaining

Performed Ultimate – Fatigue analysis for Side Guide Rails and cargo fittings for Sec41/42

Support ongoing production-repair for 747-8 aircraft Ultimate, Fatigue and Damage Tolerance assessment

Provide repair solution and performed Ultimate – Fatigue analysis for Frames 747-8I/8F

Support 747-8I/F production Tags with Ultimate, Fatigue Analysis and Damage Tolerance assessments

Cost and Weight saving - PCIP ideas (Frame stabilization Intercostals replacing with Trusses)

Performed ultimate and fatigue analysis for crew rest SEC 46 747-8I

Customer Intro: Supporting Customers System and Payloads option and requirements

Special Assignment - Flight Controls

Aileron and Spoiler Analysis on New Wing 747-8 Build Patran / Nastran Model

Analyzed Pulley Brackets installation Patran / Nastran Analysis on E2 line

Support Certification process for 747-8 Flight Controls including Strength Check Notes preparation

Stress Engineer - Lead Frames- SEC 46 747

Analysis for Frame Weight and Cost saving - Convert buildup to machine frames

Developed methodologies and templates for Strength Check Notes and support certification

Incorporate cracks service history from 747-400 and compare Damage Tolerance Stress Ratings

Over site representative, transfer methodologies for analysis 747-8I Frame SEC46 Barrel 1 and Barrel 2

Review drawings and analysis, solving negative Margins of Safety with minimum impact on drawings

Defined methodologies for Frame Analysis including building templates for Fatigue web, Inner and Failsafe chords, Ultimate and Fatigue analysis for lap Frame splices 747-8F /-8I

Study model and checking Load Cases for certification run 747-8I SEC46 Frames

Build load Finale Element Model (FEM) including definition of load path, geometry and property.

Stress Engineer - Analyst - 777

Performed Ultimate and Fatigue Analysis on Horizontal and Sloping pressure decks, Transverse beam assemblies and details, tension fittings using suitable methodologies on SEC45 777-F.

Study cargo containers attachments to pressure deck structure including Beam displacement and calculating interface load for attachments

Analyzed back up structure for side guides, cargo handling fittings and PDUs and coordinate interface load

Defined critical cargo containers configuration for cargo load model

Stress Engineer - Analyst 747-LCF and APB Winglet

Proposed Formal Analysis for 747-LCF Transition Zone to AR (Airworthiness Representative)

747 LCF Sec 44 Transition zone Ultimate and Fatigue Frame Analysis including new Transition zone frame splices and new Stub Beam frame to floor connection sized to pick up lateral load from floor tracks.

Supported Internal Loads 747- LCF group to establish new load path and build FEM model

Performed Analysis on wing ribs and stringers assemblies due to winglet impact on wing 767 and 737 Aircraft

EMBRAER, Palm Beach Gardens, FL Feb 2002 – Feb 2003

Design Engineer

Designed main pylon structure for Embraer 195 incorporating new material requirement Ti 64 and 15-5PH.

Tolerance and Interchangeability studies including GD&T. Design Pylon side fearing inlet for cooling

THE BOEING COMPANY, Seattle, WA May2016 – May2017 Jun 2000 – Feb 2002,

Structures Design Engineer Oct 1997 – Oct 1998

Worked on large cargo door surround structure layouts, machined and sheet metal detail parts, assemblies and modules using suitable methodologies SEC 46 777-9

Design improvement and cost saving program 767 section 45 and 49 incorporating rejection tags

Prepared redline proposal for offloaded packages to be incorporated by oversee vendor

Incorporated design changes on frame assemblies and Super Panels Lower Lobe, Section 46 on 747 aircraft.

From layouts to production Drawing designed complex parts for frame assemblies 767-400 SEC46

RUECKER GmbH, Ingolstadt, Germany Nov 1998 – Jun 2000

Interior Design Engineer

Worked on new car model interior design projects, Audi B6 and IKCo X7.

Create kinematics models for dynamic investigation and interferences.

Created A and B surfaces for visible interior trim parts with CATIA v4.1.9.

Designed headliner, trim posts, Door trim panels, scuff plate, fixing carrier, and door switches cover, grab handles, louder speaker support, co-molded fixings. Made tooling investigations and cost savings studies.

BOMBARDIER DE HAVILLAND INC., Toronto, Canada Mar 1995 – Oct 1997

Structures Designer

From Layout to production drawing outer wing assemblies, Chem. milled skins, Stringers, Frames Intercostals Splices Straps Doublers etc. for Front Fuselage De Havilland Dash 8-400.

Designed supporting structure pulleys and quadrants flight controls Dash 8-400. Designed composite Wheel well doors assembly and installation.

Incorporated Variations and Request for Change on Wing and flaps on Lear 45


Stress Analysis Engineer Liaison

Analyzed composite subassemblies for Sponson MK2 Super Puma helicopter

Supported design improvements and ongoing production of frame assemblies for MD DC9, Composite assemblies for Aerospatiale SA 341/342 helicopter and Interior cargo phenolic panel assemblies for MBB


B.S. Mechanical, University of Mostar, Yugoslavia 1986

Aircraft Structural Analysis Basic De Havilland Inc. Toronto Canada 1996

Aircraft Structure Analysis part 1 The Boeing Company 2002

Aircraft Structure Analysis D3 Technologies 2004

Structural Durability II Detail Fatigue Rating The Boeing Company 2005

Structural Damage Tolerance The Boeing Company 2008

Damage Detection and Crack Growth, The Boeing Company 2010

Lean and Lean++ The Boeing Company 2011

Patran/Nastran MSC new application classis D3 Technologies 2012

Widespread Fatigue Damage The Boeing Company 2013

FEMAP Basic training Windspeed technologies 2017

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