Stress Engineer


  • Posted 4 years ago
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Stress Engineer 


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Stress Engineer for an opportunity in Colorado Springs, CO.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform and/or check structural analysis and simulation using conventional classical stress analysis methods
  • Perform and/or check structural analysis and simulation using finite element analysis
  • Experience with non-linear analysis is preferred but not required
  • Derive component applied loads and aircraft interface loads
  • Work to pre-establish design parameters and requirements to assess the structural integrity of metallic (and occasionally non-metallic) aerospace component parts
  • Develop and document structural tests to assess the structural integrity of component parts and to validate that all requirements are met
  • Document results of the stress/loads analysis in a formal report, pursuant to obtaining FAA certification
  • Create and/or check informal strength check notes
  • Lead the development of analytical tools and procedures, with the goal of improving the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the design/development process
  • Evaluate and disposition manufacturing and/or in-service issues (sustaining engineering)
  • Lead efforts to interface with other functional groups such as Design, Systems, Test, and Liaison et al as required
  • Facilitate integration between stress and interfacing functional groups
  • Lead resolution of general technical issues related to stress analysis and simulation
  • Serve in a technical lead capacity to establish robust planning inputs to large project schedule development and support performance to plan

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Adaptability - Adjusts to business changes and priority shifts
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving - Identifies root causes, secures relevant information and identifies solutions 
  • Communication - Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork - Facilitates inclusion, works well with others, and leverages diversity for success
  • BA/BS degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical/Aerospace or Civil Engineerinw/7+ years’ experience or  MA/MS degree w/5+ years’ experience.  
  • Major airframe, aircraft on-board cargo systems, aircraft seats (fixed and ejection), aircraft evacuation systems, aircraft cabin systems and aircraft interiors experience preferred. 
  • In depth understanding of structural FAA certification requirements for commercial aerospace products
  • Have a strong understanding of strength of materials, excellent analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • LS-DYNA experience

  • ABAQUS experience

  • HyperMesh for FEA model creation experience

  • Unigraphics NX CAD experience

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize both daily issues and longer term projects

  • Experienced with MS Office suite of tools

  • Dynamic and quasi-static nonlinear analysis.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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