Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Aircraft Stress Analyst in Palmdale, CA
This position requires an Aircraft Stress Analyst to use their technical expertise to perform analysis of aircraft primary and secondary structure.
The candidate will have a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field of aircraft structural analysis.
The candidate will be expected to work independently with only general oversight and will be required to provide guidance to junior engineers.
The candidate will be responsible for documenting work clearly and concisely.
Active Secret security clearance with an investigation less than 5 years ago.
Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident.
This position is located at a facility that requires special access
Bachelor OR Above Degree in a Engineering Technical Discipline
5 or more years experience in the analysis of aircraft structures
Experience performing stress analysis by hand calculations
Experience building complex finite element models for stress analyses
Knowledge of aircraft stress analysis methods and basic structural design criteria
Familiarity with CATIA V5
Understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes
PATRAN= Proficiency in FEA pre-processing software PATRAN
CATIA V5 = Proficiency in CAD software CATIA V5.
NASTRAN= Proficiency in FEA solver NASTRAN
Stress Hand Calcs = Proficiency in Stress analysis using hand calculations
Proficiency with SLIM/TMP VIsion, Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), Windows and LINUX/UNIX operating systems, and computer programming experience in FORTRAN, VBA, C/C++ and PERL.