Structural Analysis Engineer

Location
North Charleston, South Carolina
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jul 05, 2019
Closes
Jul 17, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Degree Required
Doctorate
Manages Others?
No
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Structural Analysis Engineer in North Charleston, SC.

Summary: 
  • Leads development, integration and documentation of structural requirements to establish the system design. 
  • Coordinates with other engineering groups to establish the product’s environment. 
  • Guides product design and verifies structural integrity by using and developing analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the product lifecycle to develop the structural environment, characteristics and performance. 
  • Leads development of test plans and configurations, supports test execution and analyzes/reports test results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications. 
  • Defines and documents certification and test results to substantiate for customers and regulatory agencies that requirements are satisfied. 
  • Supports in-service products by leading investigations into failures and analyzing improvements. 
  • Develops analytical processes/tools to improve effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the development effort. 
  • Works under minimal direction. 
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Primary responsibilities include: 
  • Evaluate strength of structural non-conformances and repairs.  
  • Apply knowledge of structural analysis principles to assess and resolve product/process issues discovered throughout the product lifecycle.  
  • Analyze MRB dispositions for structural integrity and identify, document and communicate deviations that could impact design intent and safety.  
  • Provide alternate repair recommendations as necessary to Liaison Engineering to meet structural requirements.  
  • Review and approve structural analysis in support of engineering design changes associated with cost and producibility. 
  • Lead development, integration and documentation of structural requirements to establish the system design. 
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies and representatives to support certification of airplane structural components. 
  • Lead development of test plans and configurations, support test execution, analyze and report test results to validate and verify systems and components compliance with requirements and specifications. 
  • Support in-service products by leading investigations into failures and analyzing improvements.  
  • Explore new composite repair methods and technologies.  
  • Positive & proactive mindset, highly motivated team member willing to manage multiple assignments and work with a sense of urgency. 
  • Utilize LEAN best practices. 
  • Proactive collaboration with customer, build positive relationships. (i.e. Liaison Engineering and Manufacturing teams) proactive collaboration with customer, build positive relationships. (i.e. Liaison Engineering and Manufacturing teams). 
  • Effective communication with other team members and management. 
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Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience): 
  • Basic knowledge of composite structure.  
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Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience): 
  • Experience with 787.  
  • Experience with MRB.  
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Typical Education / Experience: 
  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. 
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