Job Summary

Stress Engineer - Durability and Damage

  • Location:
    San Diego, California
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  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Job Duties:

  • Supports operation of engineering systems by evaluating and interpreting needs and problems and develops effective approaches to resolving those issues.
  • Responsible for performing structural analysis of aircraft components, assemblies, and systems while working as an integrated team for design studies.
  • Structural analysis includes strength, stability, residual strength, fatigue, damage tolerance and fracture analyses of detail designs using both computer modeling analysis methods and classical calculation methods
  • Evaluate structural integrity of aircraft structures by way of classical hand and finite element methods.
  • Generate documentation to report analysis and test results to support airworthiness certification.
  • A working knowledge of FAA and Mil-Spec airworthiness requirements, along with experience with Matlab, Excel and Visual Basic will be advantageous.

• Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education
• Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.
• Must be familiar with stress, dynamics, and vibration analysis of metal and composite structures.
• Experience with durability and damage tolerance of metallic structures using NASGRO /AFGROW is required
• Working knowledge with NASTRAN or ABAQUS software is required.
• Must have at least 2 years of working experience using Finite Element analysis tools like NX SimCenter, Hypermesh, FEMAP/NASTRAN, and ABAQUS.
• Knowledge of composite material behavior, laminate theory, and analysis is desired.
• Able to work extended hours as required.

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