Donatech Mechanical Engineer - RS 2 in Centennial, Colorado

Job Description

Job Description: Strength Engineers to conduct strength analysis for structural design for the launch vehicle upper stage. The strength analysis will include finite element analysis and hand calculations of components, small assemblies, and large assemblies. Finite element analysis will use NASTRAN/FEMAP. Familiarity with non-linear analysis and material plasticity using NASTRAN and ABAQUS. Knowledge of super-elements will aid in efficient non-linear analysis. Need candidates with 5 years of experience. Must have 3+ yrs experience with Nastran/Femap. Prefer aerospace industry background. There is a possibility for extension or conversion to support test and other internal programs, however neither is guaranteed. Bachelors required.

Researches, designs and develops instruments, automation controls, engines, machines, mechanisms, hydraulics, heat transfer, cryogenic and ordnance components and systems that are used in the transmission, measurement and use of energy. Application of mechanical engineering principles to the planning, design, development and testing of mechanical systems. Safety to Self and Others: Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, the worker may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The worker frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The worker is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The worker must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close –vision and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises. Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills. The worker is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically. The worker is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate. Judgment and Decision-Making: Work is regularly assigned by self, supervisor, and departmental staff. While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to exercise prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to properly handle inquiries and perform daily tasks within professional standards. Decision making is guided by ULA policies and procedures. The duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of fundamental job duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U. S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120. 15 (e. g. , U. S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U. S. C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U. S. C. 1324b(a)(3) Requires a bachelor’s degree and 4 -8 years of experience (for external candidates only). Provides solutions to a wide range of difficult engineering/scientific problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives. Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to achieve expected results would typically result in serious project delays. Works with minimal direction. Independently determines and develops approaches to problems. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Receives guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

Job #: 18-03094

Location: Centennial, CO