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Structural Analysis Engineer - Active U.S. Security Clearance required

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-276673
Location:   Roseville, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 05, 2018
 
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Job Description:

 

  • Requires an active U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level, and able to maintain.
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship.

Under direction of the lead structures engineer and/or the chief engineer, perform structural sizing and layout for a new tactical unmanned composite aircraft. Assignments will require experience with detailed analysis procedures, loads development, FEM analysis, PATRAN, layout sizing, structural integrity evaluations, composite materials allowable development, aeroelastic and dynamic evaluations, and weight control.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Understands customer requirements and prepares designs in accordance with customer and derived requirements.
  • Prepares formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, specifications, parts lists, interface control documents, test procedures, etc.).
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports system testing, trouble shooting, and problem resolution.
  • Supports flight testing, data reduction, analysis, and reporting.
  • Prepares test plans and reports.
  • Follows safety precautions.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures

 

Mechanical/Structures Engineer III

  • Acts as the Lead Mechanical/Structures Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director for Mechanical/Structures sub-assemblies and assemblies when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review and technical interchange material to customers.
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-II Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that Mechanical/Structures requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Supports business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.
  • Monitors and reports on customer satisfaction in relation to projects.

 

Mechanical/Structures Engineer IV

  • Acts as the Lead Mechanical/Structures Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Plans projects and executes to the plan with attention to detail.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that Mechanical/Structures requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Manages the engineering teams effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Reports project status periodically (actual budget/schedule vs. proposed budget/schedule).
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-III Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
Experience and Skills:

 

  • Strength engineering experience in the Aerospace or Defense industry is required.
  • Proficiency with classical stress analysis techniques and finite element modeling for both loads and strength is required
  • 2-3 years minimum experience with both Patran and Nastran is required. Experience with ANSYS or Abaqus may be substituted for 2 of the three years.
  • Experience with Composite Materials modeling and analysis is strongly preferred
  • Experience with structural test design and finite element model correlation is strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with CATIA V5
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules
  • Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties
  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel
  • Demonstrated passion for customer satisfaction.

Mechanical/Structures Engineer III

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Aeronautical preferred).
  • 6 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in a structural analysis engineering classification

 

Mechanical/Structures Engineer IV

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Structures Engineering preferred).
  • 11 + years related experience in related engineering discipline

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 6+ years experience in a structural analysis engineering classification

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and manufacturing environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Frequent outside contact with customers and suppliers.
  • May travel to support new business development and customer maintenance.
  • May work extended hours or weekends and travel occasionally.
  • Requires an active U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level, and able to maintain.
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship.

Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   More than 5 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP