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Engineering Analyst II/III (Structural/Thermal)

Addison, TX 75001

Posted: 10/12/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 27919

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Position Title: Engineering Analyst II/III (Structural/Thermal)

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire Engineering Analyst II/III (Structural/Thermal) opportunity located in Addison, TX.  

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical and analytical support for propulsion products from preliminary design phase through detailed design, testing & validation, production, and operations.
  • Determine and perform required structural analyses of complex aerospace components including static, dynamic, thermal (steady state & transient), fatigue/fracture, and tolerance throughout engine design lifecycle. 
  • Validate design model predictions using a hands-on approach and informed collaborative work across the engineering department.  Aid teams in meeting technical, mass, performance, and cost targets.
  • Provide documentation of analysis results and recommendations in the form of formal reports and presentations for management and customers.
  • Assist in analyzing testing data to validate/improve system models for thermal and dynamic performance and behavior. 
  • Provide manufacturing and assembly input to design team to aid in work order and specification development.
  • Continuously pursue ways to develop, improve, and validate analytical methods and processes.
  • Strive to be a dynamic team player that can work effectively across teams to solve problems, earn trust, and maintain positive and professional relationships.?
  • Self-motivate while displaying strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Display a strong work ethic and ability to thrive in a fast-paced R&D environment.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or closely related field [ABET accredited institution strongly preferred]
  • 4+ years of professional experience in computer-aided analysis including structural and thermal analysis?
  • Experience and proficiency using commercially available software such as ANSYS (preferred), Nastran, Abaqus, or similar software
  • Experience with CAD software such as Creo (preferred), SolidWorks, CATIA, NX or similar software
  • Experience with setup, execution, and post-processing using commercially available FEA programs (geometry, defeaturing, mesh generation, and model selection)?
  • Strong background in statics, mechanics of materials, heat transfer, durability, fracture mechanics, and dynamics 
  • Ability to perform hand-calculated analysis to validate and improve confidence in higher fidelity models
  • General system-level knowledge of aerospace propulsion and testing hardware
  • General understanding of manufacturing processes (welding, machining, heat treating)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or closely related field
  • 6+ years of FEA experience related to aerospace component and system qualification
  • 2+ years of professional experience using ANSYS structural
  • Familiarity with fluids, boundary interactions, CFD
  • Familiarity with Windchill (preferred) or Teamcenter
  • Ability to work independently to debug simulations and programs
  • Experience in Python, Unix, Matlab, FORTRAN, C++ or similar programming languages
  • Experience with developing hybrid/solid/liquid propulsion systems
  • Experience with nozzle optimization through material selection and design
  • Experience with combustion phenomena  
  • Experience in dynamic/vibration analysis

Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Location: Addison, TX
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


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