Thermal/Structural Analysis Engineer – CALSPAN CORPORATION

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 0-2 years

Job Description


Calspan Systems – Advanced Solutions is a trusted partner to the DoD, NASA and the aerospace & defense industry providing specialized expertise and high quality ground and flight test systems with a focus on hypersonics. Our engineers lead and coordinate high speed propulsion system and related subsystem design, analysis, integration and test efforts for wind tunnel and flight hardware. This is a great opportunity to be part of an organization with a rich 75 year history that prides itself on its Be Calspan Values. If you think you have what it takes to Be Calspan, we encourage you to speak with us.


Core Responsibilities Listed Below – Compensation and position level commensurate with education and experience.
• Lead and support thermal and structural analysis tasks using various classical methods and engineering codes/tools including ANSYS Workbench
• Analyze and evaluate complex aerothermal and structural designs and present solutions
• Provide regular project status to management team on analysis tasks
• Mentor and guide emerging engineering staff on system analysis
• Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.


Preferred Education / Experience:
• BS in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering (Engineering Mechanics) or related discipline; MS preferred
• Experience in using ANSYS Workbench to solve thermal and structural problems; or
• A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
• US citizenship required. Must be able to obtain/maintain a DOD security clearance

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:
• Experience with analysis of complex, high temperature aerospace systems
• Familiarity with engineering and finite element analysis codes for thermal and structural analysis
• Experience with vibration and dynamic modeling
• Experience with finite element analysis supporting low cycle fatigue assessment of aerospace engine hardware
• Understanding of conjugate thermal-fluid-structural problems and mapping of CFD loads into ANSYS

Why join Calspan?

Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to – Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.

Great Benefits= Happy, Committed Employees

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k), Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.

Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.

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