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MECHANICAL ENGINEER-RS 2 (Strength Analysis Skill)

at United Launch Alliance

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Reference #: 1442729
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Job Title
MECHANICAL ENGINEER-RS 2 (Strength Analysis Skill)

Position Location
Denver, CO

Job Description
Mechanical Strength Engineer – Level 2

This engineering function provides engineering design, systems integration, and product technical support within the Vulcan Centaur Payload Accommodations team.

The position will require strong knowledge of fundamental stress analysis concepts with the ability to perform hand calculations and Finite Element Analysis (FEM) to evaluate Vulcan Centaur Payload Accommodations hardware.  Experience performing safe-life analysis via classical fatigue analysis methods as well as fracture mechanics analysis is desired.  Support of design team to ensure strength and stiffness requirements are met.  Drawing review and signoff to ensure structural requirements are incorporated.  Experience with NASTRAN, FEMAP, and NASGRO is required.

RS = Rocket Scientist
At ULA, it really is rocket science!

Are you interested in joining America's most experienced team of rocket scientists? Do you have what it takes to be a part of the most reliable rocket launch team - and soon the team to return humans to space from American soil? ULA is America's #1 space launch provider with 100% mission success on over 100 consecutive launches. Our vision is to Save Lives, Explore the Universe and Connect the World.

United Launch Alliance offers:
* Flexible Work Schedule: ULA operates to a standard work schedule of 9/80 with the alternate Fridays off.
* Employee Incentive Plan: ULA rewards employees for their contributions toward achieving ULA’s annual goals.
* Tuition Assistance: ULA offers financial assistance to employees seeking college and university degrees and job-related professional certifications.
* Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Accident & Disability plans that start Day 1.
* Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday schedule, and matching 401K Savings plan.

ULA Job Description:
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.

Auto req ID
2595BR

Relocation Available
Yes

Organization
Vehicle Systems - MD

External Additional Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a related Engineering discipline
  • 2 to 6 years of work experience that includes: fundamental knowledge of stress and fatigue analysis concepts and Finite Element Modeling software knowledge and experience
  • Strong self-initiative
  • Attention to detail with the ability to work in a fast-paced development environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • MS Office
  • Must have a valid driver’s license


External Preferred Qualifications
  • Past aerospace, aircraft or launch vehicle experience
  • 2+ years experience in structural analysis
  • Experience in the following tools: FEMAP; NX Nastran; NASGRO
  • Structural testing experience


Functional Job Description
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 employee 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 employee 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 employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee 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 employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills. The employee is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically. The employee 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 employee 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.

All tasks described in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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) for additional information.)

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program.

Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below.

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