We are searching for an engineer to provide Structural Dynamics Engineering support for future lander space flight hardware development. Working independently and in an integrated, collaborative team, your responsibilities would be to:
- Contribute to the development of finite element models used to evaluate critical load cases for the future lander space flight hardware.
- Perform structural dynamic analyses in support of the design and design verification of space flight vehicle systems.
The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!
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The Huntsville area, visit http://www.Huntsville.org/
Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a minimum of a Masters with at least 3 years of experience, or BS with at least 5 years of experience.
Skills and experience should demonstrate:
- Experience in dynamics of structural systems using strength of materials and finite element based methods is required.
- Experience with PATRAN or FEMAP, NASTRAN, and MATLAB is required.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
- A proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite competence (Word, Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.
- Experience with the application of the finite element method to perform coupled loads analysis using Craig-Bampton reduced models is highly desirable.
Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).
Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).
Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.
Other Essential Functions
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.