Stress Engineer - Durability & Damage Tolerance in Poway, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Poway, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $60.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Stress Engineer specializing in Durability and Damage Tolerance with a large aerospace company in the San Diego, CA area. Under general supervision with limited review, this position is responsible for determining and developing effective approaches for resolving a wide range of difficult engineering problems.  


 Responsible for performing structural analysis of aircraft components, assemblies, and systems while working as an integrated team for design studies.

  • Structural analysis includes strength, stability, residual strength, fatigue, damage tolerance and fracture analyses of detail designs using both computer modeling analysis methods and classical calculation methods
  • Evaluate structural integrity of aircraft structures by way of classical hand and finite element methods.
  • A working knowledge of FAA and Mil-Spec airworthiness requirements, along with experience with Matlab, Excel and Visual Basic will be advantageous.


  • Requires a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience.
  • Nine or more years of experience with a bachelor’s degree, seven or more years of experience with a master’s degree, or four or more years with a PhD.
  • Must be familiar with stress, dynamics, and vibration analysis of metal and composite structures. 
  •  Experience with durability and damage tolerance of metallic structures using NASGRO /AFGROW is required 
  •  Working knowledge with NASTRAN or ABAQUS software is required. 
  • Must have at least 2 years of working experience using Finite Element analysis tools like NX   SimCenter, Hypermesh, FEMAP/NASTRAN, and ABAQUS.   
  • Knowledge of composite material behavior, laminate theory, and analysis is desired. 

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.