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Structural Engineer

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Kent
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Kent, WA Description: Our client is currently seeking a Structural Engineer This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • As part of a hardworking team of diverse engineers you will perform structural analysis on pressurized components for various spaceflight systems. You will have responsibility for structural analysis of fluid systems across an entire launch vehicle stage. Provide expert guidance on structural integrity requirements for a complex launch vehicle, structural design consultation and structural guidance with designers. Manage and support a wide variety of structural analysis of fluid systems hardware and mounting. Help improve enterprise analysis capabilities such as creating process automation tools for model creation, strength checks, and analysis report generation. Provide expert guidance on system/part development and trade studies regarding structural integrity and identify opportunities for safety improvements and weight savings. Mentoring junior structural analysts is an important part of this role, as well as maintain and reporting on activity schedule and technical status.
  • Qualifications & Requirements:
    • Qualifications: Bachelor---s degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or equivalent 7+ years of relevant experience with the structural analysis of pressurized components and systems including tubing/piping, pressure vessels, and valves Experience in the use of FEA analysis tools (ANSYS preferred) and the validation of structural analysis models Experience in 3D CAD programs (Creo preferred) Experience with a wide variety of manufacturing methods, material selection, testing, characterization & allowable development Experience analyzing components in high vibration environments Experience with classical hand calculations for stress analysis based on common aerospace reference materials (Shigley, Bruhn, Roark etc.) Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum. Desired: Mastery of the application and use of machining, additive manufacturing, welding and/or casting and their effects on structural integrity Experience with common fluids system materials such as high strength aluminum alloys, nickel-based Superalloys, titanium alloys, and corrosion resistant steels Experience with cryogenic and elevated temperature systems and the applicable analysis approaches Experience with fatigue analysis and linear-elastic fracture mechanics (hand calculations, NASGRO, etc.) Working knowledge of metallic and composite overwrapped pressure vessels (COPVs) Demonstrated process automation experience using scripting (VBA, Matlab, Python, FORTRAN, etc.) Very proficient with one or more of the following analysis codes: Nastran, Ansys, Abaqus, LS-Dyna, Optistruct. Contact: This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Kent , Structural Engineer, Engineering , Kent, Washington

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