Structures Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-343244
    • Job Location: Jupiter, FL
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/09/2022
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Radford Job Code: 65271
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Job Description

The engineer will primarily be responsible for the structural design and analysis of new or upgraded turbomachinery hardware, focused on stress, vibration, and life analyses.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assisting teams with analytical calculations and design support
  • Following team lead and technical focal point directives concerning the appropriate internal and/or customer methods and criteria
  • Ensuring that structural analysis is checked and documented properly
  • Participating in regular round-table meetings and design reviews with team members, discipline experts, and the Chief Engineer’s office
  • Communicating with team leads and program managers to provide project technical and schedule status

Education and Experience:

BS degree in an engineering discipline



Experience and Skills

  • Working knowledge of fundamental mathematical methods, solid mechanics, and strength of materials
  • Understanding of structural analysis methods & criteria (related to stress, vibration, fatigue, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of finite element analysis and familiarity with FEA software (e.g., ABAQUS, ANSYS or NASTRAN)
  • Some ability to create or manipulate geometry in CAD software
  • Some understanding of engineering drawing interpretation
  • Good written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to create & deliver clear and concise technical presentations

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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