Design Engineer

By June 4, 2024

Company Description

Applied Aerospace Structures Corporation (AASC) is a leading aerospace business based in Stockton, California. With over 500 employees and 330,000 square feet of manufacturing floor space, AASC specializes in the fabrication and testing of complex composite and metal bonded structural assemblies for the Aerospace Industry. The company has been in business since 1954 and is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev D certified.

Role Description

The Design Engineer will be responsible for applying engineering principles to design, modify, or develop product designs using computer software. Provides tooling designs, mylars, CNC machine programs, or other engineering products to support manufacturing.


  • Creates engineering, models, drawings, and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering/manufacturing software and equipment to accomplish tasks.
  • Analyzes data to determine feasibility of product proposal.
  • Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.
  • Creates and presents technical data packages for review with peers, management, and customers.
  • Follows engineering data control procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, with a focus in design, aerospace, mechanical, or manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of CAD/CAE/CAM software: Catia, Pro/E, Autocad, Solidworks, Nastran, or Mastercam.
  • Skilled in the use of ANSI Y14.5 – Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and good communication skills.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field.
  • Excellent technical writing and documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with internal teams, contractors, and vendors.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality
  • Must be a U.S. Person per International Traffic & Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong hands on experience with composites
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

If you possess the skills and qualifications listed above and are eager to contribute to our commitment to quality, please submit your resume for consideration.

Note: This job posting is for informational purposes only and does not guarantee the availability of a job position. The requirements and responsibilities mentioned may vary depending on the specific needs of the company at the time of hiring.

The salary range for this role is $80,000-110,000 annually. This is the lowest to highest salary we reasonably and in good faith believe we would pay for this open role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.

Applied Aerospace Structures Corp is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics under federal, state and local laws. AASC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities or individuals who have a religious or medical accommodation.

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