Chemical Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Redstone Arsenal
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Position Category
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is hiring a Materials Engineer who will provide technical recommendations to Structures & Materials Division (SMD) of the Army's Aviation Engineering Directorate, AMCOM Program Managers and field Commanders on all materials related processes involving operation, repair and maintenance of the current Army aviation fleet.


  • This includes structural repairs, dynamic component replacement, corrosion and erosion protection and environmental impacts for aircraft and aircraft subsystems.
  • Provide technical recommendations to SMD managers, Program Managers and other Army agencies regarding materials applications, materials qualification, and manufacturing processes for developmental systems and modifications of existing fleet platforms.
  • Special emphasis will be placed on the development and application of corrosion and environmental activities and repairs to composite components of the fielded Army aircraft.
  • Standard repairs will be prepared for existing fielded systems as well as special repairs for field reported damage.
  • The position requires the ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to analyze designs and processes involved in the development and sustainment of rotary and fixed wing aircraft in worldwide operations.


BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2



  • Must be familiar with material specifications and standards governing corrosion prevention and environmental material applications.
  • Additional knowledge of composites, cure cycles, hot and cold bonding and use of adhesives, is highly desirable. 
  • Must have a strong understanding of qualification requirements for corrosion protection as applies to aircraft and knowledge of the impact of environment on structural properties. 
  • Must have experience with quality control and NDT of hardware and structures. 
  • Experience with the development of field repair for aerospace composite structure is desired.

Security: Must adhere to all U. S. government security rules, regulations and policies and possess or be eligible for a SECRET clearance.


Benefits:  At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.


Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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