Mechanical Engineer with FEA Experience - 36177
Company: Alion Science and Technology
Posted on: June 10, 2021
At Commonwealth Technology Innovation (CTI), a division of Alion
Science, our mechanical engineers are challenged to develop unique
customized solutions that seamlessly blend technology and
tradecraft. We value integrity, imagination and hands-on creativity
and recruit talent with diverse backgrounds who bring a broad
spectrum of technical experience to our team. We expect that you
will apply your skills and shape this position based on your
strengths and interests. Even though our parent company, Alion, is
a large business, CTI preserves our small company feel and our
engineers have the time to focus on their work while maintaining
the big-picture perspective. Beyond our competitive salary and
benefits structure, our engineers earn a sense of accomplishment by
making meaningful contributions to our nation's security
priorities. With some of the most comprehensive fabrication assets
in Northern Virginia, including a full in-house machine shop,
composite fabrication, finishing and electronics assembly
capabilities, your ideas and designs will quickly become fieldable
hardware. By joining the CTI team, your mechanical engineering
skills can help solve our customer's most challenging problems and
build upon the industry leading reputation we've developed over
Staff in this position provide a wide application of principles,
theories and concepts in their field and provide solutions to a
wide range of difficult problems with imaginative and thorough
solutions. He or she is familiar with a variety of the field's
concepts, practices and procedures. He or she relies on experience
and judgement to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety
of complicated tasks. The ideal candidate will have experience with
ANSYS, performing structural non-linear static simulations as well
as non-linear transient simulations with implicit and explicit
solvers. Thermo-mechanical and modal analysis experience is also
desired. At a minimum they will have a good fundamental
understanding of basic FEA principles such as mechanical material
properties, mesh generation, contacts, and boundary conditions.
They will have a desire to become proficient at FEA within the
Participates in and oversees the process to maintain technical
documentation on all projects to include parts lists, drawings,
work instructions, etc. in accordance with industry standards. The
person in this position designs the difficult aspects of our
products and leads teams that design, develop, document, assemble
and test all aspects of components and complex systems. He or she
will lead and personally conduct complex procurement. He or she
presents works with other CTI project team members to obtain
requirement guidance and develop and get approval of task
requirements. Directs and mentors less experienced engineers and
checks their work. Coordinates with task and Program Managers,
Manufacturing Managers and Director in task accomplishment.
Interfaces directly with customer throughout the lifecycle of a
project. May be responsible for initial contact meeting,
requirements development, design progress review(s), testing,
delivery, etc. Contributes to proposal development in the area of
technical approach, Work Breakdown Structure and cost/schedule.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
- Active Secret Clearance required.
- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Master's degree in
Mechanical Engineering a plus.
- Experience with hardware design, the use of Finite Element
Analysis (FEA) for design analysis and use of one of the FEA
- Project management experience is a plus.
- Experience performing hands-on assembly of and modifications to
- Experience analyzing complex functions, procedures, and
problems to find creative, logical and effective solutions.
- Significant Experience with ANSYS to conduct Finite Element
Security Clearance: Secret
Keywords: Alion Science and Technology, Alexandria , Mechanical Engineer with FEA Experience - 36177, Other , Alexandria, Virginia
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