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PDS Tech Inc Structural Analysis Engineer 4 in Huntsville, Alabama

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Structural Analysis Engineer in Huntsville, AL

Job Description:

  • Leads development, integration and documentation of structural requirements to establish the system design.

  • Coordinates with other engineering groups to establish the product''s environment.

  • Guides product design and verifies structural integrity by using and developing analytical methods, finite element models/simulations and other analysis tools throughout the product lifecycle to develop the structural environment, characteristics and performance.

  • Leads development of test plans and configurations, supports test execution and analyzes/reports test results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.

  • Defines and documents certification and test results to substantiate for customers and regulatory agencies that requirements are satisfied.

  • Supports in-service products by leading investigations into failures and analyzing improvements.

  • Develops analytical processes/tools to improve effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the development effort.

  • Works under minimal direction.


  • Bachelor’s in engineering

  • Minimum 10 years of work experience

  • Must have some previous background in aerospace industry (ideally airframe/aircraft experience)

  • Prior Boeing experience is a plus

  • These keywords would be ideal: FEA analysis, hand calculations, hand analysis, stress analysis, structural analyst, PATRAN, NASTRAN, Bruhn, stress report writing, Abaqus Boeing internal tools (if they have previous Boeing experience): IAS, CSW

Education / Experience:

  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.