Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Structural Dynamics Engineer in Orange County, CA.
Structural dynamic analysis of aircraft components (primary and secondary structures, airborne hardware and systems)
Develop structural dynamic models (LS-DYNA and LS-PrePost a must skill )
Perform traditional & finite element analyses
Write test plans/ reports & structural documentation
Minimum of 5 years with an advanced degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or 7 years with a Bachelor's Degree in the aforementioned fields
Strong background in developing structural dynamic models for modal, frequency response and transient analyses, as well as fluid-structure interaction investigations using LS-DYNA explicit solver and LS-PrePost.
Shall be functional with the following engineering software: NASTRAN, PATRAN and CATIA V5.
Desired Skills: Stress/deformation of aircraft structures; failure mechanisms of metallic and composite structures; modal, acoustic, vibration and shock analysis and testing; test data acquisition and filtering; nonlinear structural dynamics using implicit solutions (ABAQUS or MSC MARC); programming using C/(Visual) C-H- or MATLAB.