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Sr Eng II-Structural Engineer NS&E

  • Location: Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee
  • Salary: 80-90 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Start Date: 2022-07-18
  • Job Ref: 22-12245
Job Title: Structural Design Engineer

AEDC Summary:
This opportunity is being offered by National Aerospace Solutions, the team selected by the U.S. Air Force to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. AEDC operates more than 55 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in six states. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource.

AEDCs mission is to conduct developmental test and evaluation for the Nation through modeling, simulation, ground and flight test. Execution of the mission requires a large team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals from multiple technical disciplines to effectively accomplish the objectives of our test customers.

NAS currently has an exciting career opportunity available for an experienced Structural Design Engineer to join our team at Arnold Air Force base in Tennessee.

Job Summary:
This Structural Design Engineer will work with a multi-discipline design team (including engineers, drafters, checkers, etc.) to review vendor provided conceptual and detailed design, and originate complete design packages. This will include development of detailed drawings, analysis reports, and specifications, as well as communicating the details of these design packages to the remaining project team (engineers, project managers, craft supervisors, etc.).

This Engineer will independently perform straightforward to complex design and analysis tasks, check design packages, participate in or lead design reviews, and mentor/oversee early career engineers.

Job Duties:
Some specific tasks associated with this type of work include (this is not an exhaustive list):
Originate and check structural engineering deliverables, such as steel and concrete calculations, specifications, and material requisitions.
Review and coordinate technical documents with/from other engineering disciplines, procurement, and construction.
Prepare technical reports related to specific design issues.
Manage specifically assigned project activities.
Assist in constructability reviews.
Act as a mentor or coach for subordinate engineers and designers.
Review vendor design deliverables to ensure contract requirements are met.
Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates and quantity take-offs.
Provide engineering support to the appropriate craft workforce to facilitate maintenance and repair of existing systems.
It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
Perform other related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:
B.S. degree in civil or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university plus 7 9 years of progressive and relevant experience in structural design.
Current United States citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
Basic skill in oral and written communication.
Experience in leading structural design activities and interfacing within a broader multiple discipline project team
Thorough knowledge and application of the AISC, ASCE and IBC codes
Proficient in the use of structural analysis software such as GTSTRUDL, ANSYS or
Active Professional Engineer registration in TN.
Holds an active security clearance or has held a prior security clearance

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.