Mechanical Engineer - Structural Analyst

Elite Technical is seeking a Sr. Principal Structural Analysis Engineer to support our client's Aerospace Structures Division team at their Utah facility. This is a contract position for which, due the nature of the work to be performed, the candidate must be a U.S. citizen with a current and active secret clearance.

Our client offers great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for a self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented candidate to make positive contributions to the team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Static and dynamic analysis of composite structures, bonded and bolted assemblies;
Composite material mechanical characterization and dynamic testing (modal, forced vibe acoustic etc.) of coupon and sub-elements;
Defining and leading characterization and test activities, including: authoring test plans and test reports, data reduction and calculation of material allowables;
Understanding internal loads and applying them to Finite Element Models; and
Creating project plans and tracking budgets/schedules.

Required Skills

Experience Requirements:
• MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE SECURITY CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE
• BS in Civil, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or related with a minimum of 8 years related experience in analysis engineering function
• Minimum of 8 years of experience with Nastran, FEMAP, ABAQUS
• Static, dynamic and thermostructural analysis experience
• Highly motivated analysis engineer with composite and metallic structures experience for military and/or commercial aircraft.
• Experience with composite material mechanical characterization and dynamic testing (modal, forced vibe acoustic etc.) of coupon and sub-elements.
• Ability to define and lead characterization and test activities, including: authoring test plans and test reports, data reduction and calculation of material allowables.
• Experience in internal loads and how to apply them to Finite Element Models
• Ability to create project plans and track budges and schedules
• Test lab experience, including instrumentation and data reduction
• Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing processes
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team.

Experience Preferred:
• Previous experience in aerospace manufacturing facility
• Experience with material review board (MRB)
• Proficiency with NX, FEMAP, Abaqus, Nastran, Patran
• Definition of layups and ply patterns with Fibersim to generate finite element models
• Requirements definition and verification
• Constitutive Model Development and implementation

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Location

Clearfield, UT

Openings

1

Anticipated Start Date

Monday, March 15, 2021

Job Type

Contract

Anticipated Duration

12 months+

Date Posted

Monday, February 22, 2021

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