Job Summary

Stress Engineer

  • Location:
    San Diego , California
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17404_58781424

Under general supervision with limited review, this position is responsible for determining and developing effective approaches for resolving a wide range of difficult engineering problems. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and anticipated results. Work is reviewed at milestones or at completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Documents findings, communicates results to engineering staff and makes technical presentations as required. May coordinate segments of a specific project and may have frequent inter- organization and customer contact on difficult technical issues. Provides direction to design or technical staff and may provide direction to less experienced professional staff.
 
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 calculation of loads, stress analysis, fatigue analysis, and vibration analysis.
  • 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 .

 
Qualifications
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; twelve or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, ten or more years of experience with a masters degree, or seven 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, fracture, fatigue and damage tolerance analysis of metal and composite structures.
•Working knowledge with NASTRAN or ABAQUS software is required.
•Must have at least 2 years of working experience using Finite Element analysis tools like Hypermesh, Pro/Mechanica, FEMAP/NASTRAN, and ABAQUS.
•In addition knowledge of aeroelastic analysis and modal testing is desirable. Requires knowledge of composite material behavior, laminate theory, and analysis
•Able to work extended hours as required.
 
 


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