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Stress Engineer/Analyst - Aerospace in Oakville at Volt

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $66.0 - $69.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire 2 Stress Engineer/Analysts  for our Client in the Aerospace industry in Oakville, ON for approximately a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension, through our Company Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

    • Client: In the Aerospace industry
    • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
    • Job Title: Stress Engineer/Analyst
    • Pay Rate: Depending on experience from $66/hr - $69/hr (T4)
    • Start: ASAP
    • End: 12 month contract
    • Number of openings: 2
    • Work Location: Oakville, ON



    • Successful candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR and CCGP and the Criminal Background check + Reference check process
    • Successful candidates must be able to work in Canada without Employment Sponsorship

    The Selected Candidate will Conduct strength, stability, residual strength, fatigue, and fracture analyses of detail designs of landing gear, systems and flight control structural components using both computer modeling, analysis methods and classical calculation methods working within an integrated product development team reporting to the Stress Lead

    Executes stress activities including:
    • Preparation and review of detailed stress reports.
    • Liaise with customer/Suppliers for stress related issues
    • Generate static and fatigue internal loads for design studies
    • Foster strong customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility
    • Define structural test requirements for laboratory and full-scale testing.
    • Knowledge of analysis of structural repairs for landing gear and flight control structural components
    • Support research in such fields as failure analysis, finite elements, and methods of stress analysis, thermal effects, fatigue, and fracture mechanics.
    • Perform work assignments with minimum supervision
    • Review of Stress reports/drawings/models from/with other company disciplines and provide structures input and analysis.
    • Review of test results and correlate with analytical models.
    • Review overall design and provide structures input at JDP, PDR & CDR
    • Occasional travel between customer/suppliers and UTAS locations.
    • Perform other duties as required

    • 3-5 year’s aircraft stress analysis experience is required.
    • Bachelor's degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering or related discipline.
    • Experience with Structural analysis tools such as PATRAN, NASTRAN and ABAQUS or similar is required.
    • Clear understanding of external loads, load paths and free body diagrams.
    • Solid structural course work with an emphasis on analytical courses.
    • Strong interest in analysis of structures.
    • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude (internship, design projects, etc.)
    • Good understanding of aerospace materials and manufacturing processes.
    • Good communication and facilitating skills in a team environment.
    • Good understanding of computing tools and programs including the use of Microsoft Office and Windows

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Working knowledge of CATIA V5
    • Experience in Landing Gear structural analysis
    • Aircraft Stress analysis experience highly preferred.
    • Working knowledge of FAA and JAA certification requirements
    • Professional Engineering Designation or Eligibility to obtain one preferred

    Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Volt is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.