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NASA Senior Structures Engineer

Company: AMERICAN SYSTEMS
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

WANTED: An experienced Senior Structures Engineer with experience applying an intermediate-level of engineering technology and systems engineering concepts to various research aircraft and experiments. Structural analysis will be performed on existing NASA aircraft as well as future X-Planes in the early stages of design and developmentAs a Senior Structures Engineer you will:Apply your knowledge of engineering technology and systems engineering concepts to the various research aircraft and experiments in NASA's Flight Loads Lab (FLL).Perform structural analysis on existing NASA aircraft as well as future X-Planes in the early stages of design and development.Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.A week in the life of a Senior Structures Engineer:Perform independent stress analysis/checksDesign ground test fixtures and aircraft test fixturesAssist with future flight/ground test planningAssist with future hazard analysesAssist with future ground functional testsReview project instructions to ascertain requirements, specifications, procedures, objectives, equipment, nature of technical problem, and possible solutionsSet up and conduct tests or studies of complete systems, components, or concepts under research test conditions to investigate proposals for improving performance or other factors, or to obtain data for development, standardization, and quality controlEnsure performance of hardware development, qualification, test, and evaluation; perform integration of automated tools developed for simulation and systems test into the project-testing mainstream.Analyze project objectives and requirements, develop plans for conducting projects, provide support for the project safety review process, including participation in the development of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, documentation of hazards, and the specification and implementation of mitigations to those hazards.Review project instructions to ascertain requirements, specifications, procedures, objectives, equipment, nature of technical problem, and possible solutions.Set up and conduct tests or studies of complete systems, components, or concepts under research test conditions to investigate proposals for improving performance or other factors; or to obtain data for development, standardization, and quality control with some supervisory direction and review.Record test or report procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and make recommendations for changes.Create reports and other documentation necessary to describe the results of studies and/or tests.Analyze indicated and calculated results in relation to requirements, specifications, or test objectives.Mentors engineers in specific technical areas and/or the system engineering process and project management principles.Perform work in accordance with NASA ISO AS9100 procedures and applicable regulatory requirements.Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs, and innovation we deliver excellence every day.Company Awards:Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021Washington Post Best Workplaces 2021Veteran Hiring Awards:U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets MedallionBEST FOR VETS by Military TimesTOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by MilitaryFriendly.comAMS1Job RequirementsMust be a US citizenAbility to secure and maintain a SECRET security clearanceApplication of Engineering principles and Systems Engineering processes.Must be able to work in a dynamic and multi-task work environment by prioritizing work and coordinating task/project schedules.Must be able to manage and decompose requirements in specific technical areas.Strong communications and ability to work in a team environment a must.Experience in one or more of the following technology areas are highly desirable: aeroacoustics envelope expansion, stress and fatigue analysis, NASTRAN/PATRAN, and Interactive analysis and Display (IADS)Experience with metallic and composite structural analysis methodsExperience with analysis using industry standard hand calculation methods (i.e. Bruhn, Roark, Peterson)Experience with Patran and Nastran FEM tools (preferred) or other industry FEM packages is highly desirable.Able to read and understand mechanical detail and assembly drawings develop per ASME Y14.100.Familiarity and/or experience working with a3D CAD package including: Pro/E (Creo preferred), Catia, Unigraphics, Ideas Master Series Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc.Structural analysis of aircraft structure desirable.Developing aerodynamic loads.Mathcad and MatLab desirable.Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 23 and Part 25 desirable.Structural requirements for military aircraft desirable.MS office tools, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.Perform independent stress analysis/checks;Ground and flight test planning and execution experience is preferred7 years of experience and a Bachelors degree in Engineering or Physical Science4 years of experience and a Masters or PhD degree in Engineering or Physical ScienceEOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

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