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Structural Analysis Engineer 3
Position ID: 375610 Status: Closed
Location: St. Charles, Missouri, United States How Many: 2
Duration: 6+ Month(s) Pay Rate: DOE
Employment Type: Contract
Work shift: Shift-1  
Position Description:

Develops, integrates and documents structural requirements to establish the system design. Coordinates with other engineering groups to establish the product''s environment. Guides product design and verifies structural integrity by using analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the product lifecycle to develop the structural environment, characteristics and performance. Develops test plans and configurations, supports test execution and analyzes/reports test results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications. Defines and documents certification and test results to substantiate for customers and regulatory agencies that requirements are satisfied. Supports in-service products by investigating failures and analyzing improvements. Works under general direction.

Seeking a Mid Level Structural Analysis Engineer for the SLAM ER Missile Obsolescence Redesign Program.
The Cruise Missiles organization is a strong and growing business that produces long-range precision guided weapons which are employed around the world to support the defense of the United States and partner countries. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to work on the world’s most advanced variant of the combat-proven SLAM ER missile system. The SLAM ER development program is utilizing a Model Based Engineering approach to implement a new SLAM ER weapon system configuration to replace obsolete or uneconomical parts and subsystems to support production and improve future sustainment.
The job assignment for a structural analysis engineer is to perform strength, fatigue, and damage tolerance analysis for missile structural components and document analysis results. A working knowledge of classical analysis methodologies will be beneficial, as the candidate will be required to create analysis models, perform hand calculations and have an understanding of analysis best practices to provide strength inputs and recommendations for new designs and installations. A structural analysis engineer works as part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) and must have the ability to effectively communicate and work under general direction provided by senior lead engineers and management.

Position Responsibilities Include:
· Guides product design and verifies structural integrity by using analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the product lifecycle to develop the structural environment, characteristics and performance.
· Performs stress analysis of structure using classical hand methods (including buckling, crippling, shear, tension)
· Perform Fatigue and damage tolerance analysis using specified methodologies
· Determine internal and external loads on a structure using free body diagrams
· Build Finite Element Models to determine internal loads and locate stress concentrations
· Create Stress Analysis reports
· Collaborate with engineers in other disciplines (structural design, loads/dynamics, mass properties, materials & properties, thermal analysis, aerodynamics, etc.)
· Support internal design reviews
Requirements:


Preferred:
· 3+ years of experience using NASTRAN/PATRAN or similar FEM software to perform structural analysis on aircraft or space structures
· Proficient utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite
· General understanding of basic programming in languages such as VBA or Python
· Experience with Company tools such as CSW & XSA
· Experience performing analysis with basic hand calculations
· General understanding of load paths with the ability to generate free body diagrams
· General understanding of material properties

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
· Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
· 5+ years of experience with aerospace stress analysis and/or structural analysis

Typical Education/Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
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