Structural Design Engineer

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Expand our planet. Expand our future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting structural and thermal design efforts for spacecraft system development, including Lander and other transportation system elements
  • Perform structural and / or thermal computational analysis to design the structural components of the lander
  • Completion support for component design specifications and design reviews
  • Preliminary design support for trade research, materials, components, manufacturing process selection, design verification, etc.
  • Test planning preparation, reporting, test data analysis, and JIG design support for component and system testing.
  • Evaluation and reporting of non-conforming materials from a design and analysis perspective.
  • Detailed design support for Lander systems for structure, heat, and operational performance
  • Analytical support for other engineers by providing and simplifying 3D models.
  • Support for testing, including rapid prototyping, hardware assembly, integration, and navigation to test sites.
  • Maintain proactive coordination between teams, balance and achieve project goals.
  • Report to team leaders and group managers.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills / Experience) 

  • Bachelor and / or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
  • Over 3 years of experience in designing aerospace or aviation applications
  • Extensive experience in CAD software packaging and drawing creation
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD & T), stack-up calculations for drawing tolerances (RSS, etc.).
  • Knowledge of space flight hardware or equivalent mechanical design, material selection, and manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills, communication skills
  • Attitude to adapt to change with speed and learn new things
  • Positive attitude, team players, strong responsibility for their work
  • Hold BS and/or MS in mechanical engineering or aerospace engineering.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills / Experience)

  • Familiarity with Solidworks, FEmap, NASTRAN (or equivalent) software packages
  • Knowledge of thermal design and analysis.
  • Thermal Desktop proficiency for thermal analysis.
  • Space environment test experience
  • Experience with new industrial development projects in the aerospace or aviation sector

Tagged as: solidworks, femap, nastran, thermal analysis, jig design, thermal computational analysis, design verification, transportation system elements, lander systems

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