Structural Engineer (Structural Analyst)
Sierra Nevada Corporation 37 reviews - Louisville, CO

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An aerospace structural analyst is required to support the development of primary and secondary structures for the Dream Chaser human-rated spacecraft. Responsibilities will include design, analysis, production, testing, and integration of development and flight hardware. Familiarity with fiber reinforced polymer composites analysis including classical laminate theory and finite element modeling techniques is required. The analysts will work with structural design engineers to ensure the designs efficiently meet strength and stiffness requirements.

Desired areas of experience include:
- 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"

Structural Engineer

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
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
Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
Other duties as assigned

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

BS/BA in engineering/technical field or related discipline

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams
Previous experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test
Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, face-paced environment with emphasizes in rapid prototyping and fielding of capabilities
Minimum Fundamental Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as stated in the SNC’s Responsibility Matrix.

Note: Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance maybe required.

Requirements

An aerospace structural analyst is required to support the development of primary and secondary structures for the Dream Chaser human-rated spacecraft. Responsibilities will include design, analysis, production, testing, and integration of development and flight hardware. Familiarity with fiber reinforced polymer composites analysis including classical laminate theory and finite element modeling techniques is required. The analysts will work with structural design engineers to ensure the designs efficiently meet strength and stiffness requirements.

Desired areas of experience include:
- 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"

Structural Engineer

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
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
Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
Other duties as assigned

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

BS/BA in engineering/technical field or related discipline

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams
Previous experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test
Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, face-paced environment with emphasizes in rapid prototyping and fielding of capabilities
Minimum Fundamental Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as stated in the SNC’s Responsibility Matrix.

Note: Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance maybe required.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nev., is one of America’s fastest growing private companies based on its...