Structural Stress Engineer II - Dream Chaser Vehicle


  • Posted 2 years ago
  • Louisville, Colorado
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 Structural Stress Engineer II 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Systems Engineer for an opportunity in Louisville, CO.


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the development of primary and secondary structures for the Dream Chaser spacecraft

  • Design, analysis, production, testing, and integration of development and flight hardware

  • Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with SNC policies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirements

  • Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities

  • Prepare material for, and conduct, periodic design reviews

  • Execute engineering design and development activities consistent with Customer quality, cost, and schedule requirements


Must Haves:

  • Requires a BS in mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Familiarity with fiber reinforced polymer composites analysis including classical laminate theory and finite element modeling techniques

  • Static test analysis and test correlation

  • Fiber reinforced polymer composite materials

  • Structures for aircraft, spacecraft, or launch vehicles

  • Laminate optimization

  • Dynamic loads analysis

  • Development and application of spacecraft and aircraft loads and environments

  • Progressive failure analysis and damage tolerance

  • NASA and/or FAA structural design standards



To conform to U.S. Government international trade 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 or U.S. Department of Commerce.


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LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.


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