Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer

Apply now Job Vacancy: 20-RW-03
Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer



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Warner Robins, GA

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- Analysis of airframe structures using standard principles, supported by finite element analysis as necessary

- Fatigue and fracture analysis of airframe components

- Analysis of flight data to support regime recognition, fleet usage characterization, and component remaining useful life

- CAD modeling and development of engineering drawings to support repair design and analysis

- Design of laboratory static and fatigue load tests to support validation of repair designs, finite element models, etc.

Required Qualifications

-U.S. Citizenship is required.

-Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining a DoD security clearance.

-This position requires a B.S. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering and 2 years related experience; or a Masters degree and 1 year of related experience; or a Ph.D. with zero years experience.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience programming with MATLAB or Python

- Experience performing fatigue/fracture mechanics calculations

- Experience with finite element modeling and analysis (Nastran or LS-Dyna experience a plus)

- Experience reading engineering drawings

- Experience with static and dynamic analysis of flight vehicle structures (non-linear, contact, or transient FEA experience a plus)

- Ability to manage time with multiple tasks and deadlines

- Experience with laboratory and/or flight test design and data post-processing

- Ability to work independently on new tasks, seeking guidance when necessary

- Good verbal and written communication skills

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


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Commensurate with experience

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