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Aerospace Engineer Sr Featured

Location
Louisville, Colorado
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
707313701
Posted
2019-5-17

Sierra Nevada Corporation s Space Systems business area headquartered in Louisville Colorado designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft space vehicles rocket motors and spacecraft subsystems and components for the US Government commercial customers as well as for the international market. We are looking for those interested in working at this fast paced environment to be a part of cutting edge Spaceflight hardware design and manufacturing
Job Description
Aerospace structural engineers are required to support the development of Spaceflight Mechanisms and structures including electro-mechanical actuators release devices solar array structures deployable structures and other similar spaceflight mechanisms and structures. Responsibilities include design analysis production support test support and integration of development and flight hardware. Familiarity with moving mechanisms including standard manufacturing and assembly techniques is required. Desired areas of experience include:

  • Perform Finite Element Analysis using FEAMAP / NASTRAN and other FEM tools
  • Ability and desire to learn Thermal Analysis using Sinda / thermal desktop analysis tools
  • Familiarity with Spaceflight materials
  • Experience with spacecraft structures spacecraft moving mechanisms or launch vehicles requirements
  • Familiarity with Design for manufacturing principles
  • Experience with Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Experience with spacecraft design loads and environments
  • Familiarity with NASA and/or FAA structural design standards
  • Analyze systems/subsystems based on customer requirements as associated with structures and mechanisms designs
  • Participate in the engineering development and support of sub-systems/products within our proven phased development process including modeling proof of concept and implementation and fielded system support
  • Conduct stress analysis on structures and mechanisms
  • Conduct Stress analysis using both classical and finite element modeling (FEM) analysis tools static and fatigue test predictions and regressions and certification/qualification report preparation
  • Additional tasks may include support for environmental testing coordination with multi-discipline teams including design and test teams and other engineering disciplines
  • Preparation and presentation of materials for periodic design reviews
  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
  • Other duties as assigned
  • SNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position
COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies Procedures and Compliance regulations (internal and external)
  • Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion Performance Evaluations Salary Reviews Succession Planning etc.
  • Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities as defined by management
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • BS minimum in related discipline
  • 10+ years previous experience
SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Candidates will have strong knowledge and practical experience in aircraft operations dynamics and controls; familiarity with MATLAB Solidworks; experience with 3D CAD/CAM tools is a must
  • Modeling of flexible dynamics (NASTRAN) exposure preferred
  • Candidate must have complete familiarity with typical aerospace program design system integration producibility maintainability stress analysis requirements and procedures
  • Candidate must be able to conduct stress analysis on metallic and composite structures
  • A background in aircraft structural analysis (metallic and composite) static and fatigue testing requirements and analysis and finite element modeling (FEM) is desired
  • Familiarity with and desire to learn thermal analysis is preferred
  • Must be capable of applying knowledge toward solving problems of a research nature and be capable of working alone or with a technical team in a fast paced rapidly changing environment where quick reaction capability (QRC) and rapid prototyping is the norm
IMPORTANT NOTICE:
  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations applicant must be a U.S. citizen lawful permanent resident of the U.S. protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
LIEB
Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran or any other protected status
pursuant to applicable local state or federal law ordinance or regulation.
Associated topics: aero aeronautical aircraft aircraft maintenance airframe flight propulsion supersonic waterjet wind tunnel

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Aerospace Engineer Sr

Location: Louisville CO

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Engineering
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: Sierra Nevada seeks a Aerospace Engineer Sr.
Sierra Nevada Corporation s Space Systems business area headquartered in Louisville Colorado designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft space vehicles rocket motors and spacecraft subsystems and components for the US Government commercial customers as well as for the international market. We are looking for those interested in working at this fast paced environment to be a part of cutting edge Spaceflight hardware design and manufacturing
Job Description
Aerospace structural engineers are required to support the development of Spaceflight Mechanisms and structures including electro-mechanical actuators release devices solar array structures deployable structures and other similar spaceflight mechanisms and structures. Responsibilities include design analysis production support test support and integration of development and flight hardware. Familiarity with moving mechanisms including standard manufacturing and assembly techniques is required. Desired areas of experience include:

COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:SKILLS REQUIRED:IMPORTANT NOTICE:LIEB
Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran or any other protected status
pursuant to applicable local state or federal law ordinance or regulation.
Associated topics: aero aeronautical aircraft aircraft maintenance airframe flight propulsion supersonic waterjet wind tunnel

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Date Posted: 2019-5-17

Please Apply by: 2019-6-2