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Fluids/Mechanical Analyst II

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 06/17/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 29071

Job Description

Position Title:  Fluids/Mechanical Analyst II
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Fluids/Mechanical Analyst opportunity with our client in Kent, WA.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Design of various pressure vessel types, and shapes to accommodate vehicle space allocation and integration envelope.
  • Design of fluid lines and flex elements for cryogenic and space application.
  • Drawing generation, including tolerance and GD&T setup
  • Ownership of design release cycle, including drawings release, and DFM reviews.
  • Analysis of primary and secondary spacecraft pressure vessels
  • Integration of structural analysis with loads and dynamics environments
  • Finite Element Model development, refinement, validation, and correlation to tests
  • Strength checks and analysis report generation
  • Test and verification plan and report generation
  • Support configuration development and trade studies

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in the prediction/validation of low and/or high-frequency structural dynamics and loads, in addition to finite element modeling
  • Solid foundation of structural static/dynamic fundamentals
  • Passion for spacecraft structural/environmental loads development/validation
  • Ability to solve a variety of static and dynamic structural problems using physics-based analytical methods (hand calculations, in-house tools, and 3rd party commercial analytical tools)
  • Experience with aircraft, spacecraft, launch vehicles, or automotive in some of the following areas:
    • External loads
    • Vibro-acoustic analysis
    • Thermal Loading
    • Analysis using Nastran, Ansys, Abaqus, LS-Dyna, or Optistruct

Preferred Qualifications:
  • COPV Pressure Vessel design and analysis
  • Metallic Pressure Vessel design and analysis
  • Fluids Lines design and analysis
  • Flex Elements design and analysis
  • Composite design and analysis skills in any thermoset, thermoplastic, metal matrix and ceramic matrix composites
  • Manufacturing methods, material selection, testing, characterization & allowable development
  • Experience testing materials, joints, components and vehicles
  • Structural optimization using standard industry codes (Optistruct, HyperSizer, Nastran Sol 200, etc)
  • Experience with ProEngineer Wildfire 4 / Creo Parametric or greater piping / routing module
  • Experience with Human spaceflight
  • Experience with composites
  • Experience with AIAA S-080 and S-081
  • Experience with EJMA Ninth and Tenth Edition

Job Details:
  • Contract Position
  • Locations: Multiple on-site location options
  • Pay Range: 
Kent, WA $56-$64
El Segundo, CA  $56-$66
Reston, VA  $56-$66
Van Horn, TX  $51-$60
Space Coast, FL  $47-$53
Denver, CO  $51-$60
Phoenix, AZ $47-$53 
  • 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.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only - HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan

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