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Structural Analysis Engineer 2 (Released on 07/22)

Company: Calsoft Labs
Location: Manassas
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*****Flexibility to work primarily at our Manassas, VA or Cambridge, MA sites with partial remote work*****

Position Overview:
The candidate for this position will support product design to incorporate new technology and verify structural integrity of various crewed and uncrewed aerial vehicles across commercial and military aircraft, rotorcraft, and spacecraft. Will employ efficient integration of both composite and metallic constructions. Solve complex structural problems by using analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the development lifecycle.
A primary responsibility for entry level analysts is to learn and apply stress analysis methods and approaches from experienced stress analysts on a wide variety of projects.
There will be opportunities for hands-on experience with manufacturing, assembly, and testing while also engaging other engineering disciplines.

Specific Responsibilities:
Perform structural sizing and structural integrity evaluations using agreed analysis methods
Write technical reports that are accurate, clear, and comprehensive to be peer reviewed by other analysts
Be proactive in learning new skills, taking on new assignments, learning analysis methods and procedures
Assist the senior analysts in developing standardized analysis methods and preparing for technical interchange meetings or program reviews
Maintain good communication with peers and leads when onsite or remote
Support test preparation, execution, and reporting results to validate and verify components meet requirements and specifications
Think ahead and ask questions. Making mistakes is acceptable if we understand and learn from them.
Focus on fixing problems when they arise and not placing blame

Minimum Requirements:
BS in Aerospace / Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
2-4 years of applicable engineering experience
Must be a US Citizen or Legal US Permanent Resident
Strong English written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 and Windows 10
Flexibility to work primarily at our Manassas, VA or Cambridge, MA sites with partial remote work

Desired Requirements:
Full understanding of statics, solid mechanics, and free body diagrams.
o Able to apply these principles with guidance from others
Basic understanding of metallic and composite materials (e.g., forming, machining, lamination theory, fabrication and assembly processes, etc.)
Automate workflows for speed and efficiency using Microsoft Office 365, VBA, Python, Matlab, or Boeing custom tools
Ability to effectively present technical data in written and oral form
Experience with finite element modeling using Femap, Nastran, ANSYS, Abacus or others
Experience with a 3D CAD package CATIA V5, Solidworks, Creo, NX/Unigraphics, Fusion 360, etc
Cross-disciplinary interests are strongly desired; we love people that combine world-class expertise with a diverse background, hands on experience, and interesting hobbies!

Physical Requirements:
Ability to maneuver around equipment in test labs and on aircraft and work in a manufacturing facility supporting all elements of composite and metal manufacturing.
Travel may be required.

Keywords: Calsoft Labs, Alexandria , Structural Analysis Engineer 2 (Released on 07/22), Engineering , Manassas, Virginia

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