205543 - Structural Analysis Engineer
CA-Central California
Canoga Park
Up to $89.47 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Structural Analysis Engineer for a contract opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

Provide structural analysis and dynamics loads support for rocket propulsion components and assemblies from concept through final detailed design. Must have experience using ANSYS (or Workbench) on Structural Analysis specifically (not fluid analysis). The selected candidate will:
Assist other analysts and designers engaged with development and production of new and existing liquid rocket engines, propulsion system components and secondary structure including bolted joints.
Perform structural analyses utilizing class hand-calculation methods and finite element models.
Construct and solve static and dynamic finite element models with ANSYS Participate in dynamic test planning and execution.
Correlate structural models to test results.
Interpret analytical results, assess design margins and prepare technical reports

Ideal candidate would have at least 5 years of engineering experience performing structural analyses of liquid rocket engines or solid rocket motors components and systems.
Demonstrated experience performing linear, non-linear and structural dynamic analyses supporting design, development and production qualification of new or updated products is required.
Proficiency using finite element analysis tools such as ANSYS is required.
Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development efforts is desired.
Must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Power Point) is required.

This position requires an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Mechanics and at least 5 years of engineering experience with structural analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred but not required.


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Rebecca Diaz-Llera
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.