Engineer II

Company Name:
Ukpeagvik I upiat Corporation
Engineer II
Tracking Code
Job Description
UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeavik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
Bowhead is seeking a Structural Engineer with experience conducting Finite Element Analysis to support the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Surface Warfare (SUW) Mission Package (MP) Surface-to-Surface Mission Module (SSMM) Engineering Development Model (EDM). This position is located at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). The engineer will work as a member of the SSMM Mechanical Design team. As a member of the group, duties will include:
Working with the mechanical designers to ensure that all designs meet all structural requirements.
Conducting finite element analyses of load bearing mission module components and test fixtures.
Assisting the instrumentation team with placement of gauges to ensure that critical data is collected.
Development of complete documentation for all products, including white papers and reports.
Preparing and/or presenting briefing materials for reviews and related events to team members, contractors, management, and/or sponsors.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
Must be able to conduct hand calculations of stress in structural members.
Must be able to build finite element models using solid, shells, and beam elements.
Must be able to conduct static, modal, and dynamic analyses (transient and spectrum analysis) and interpret results with little supervision and in a reasonable amount of time.
Desired Skills:
Experience with ANSYS (Workbench and APDL) and/or LS-Dyna. Fortran, C, C++, Matlab or other programming language skills.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:Must be able to obtain a clearance at the SECRET level.
Required Experience
Bachelor''s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Applied Physics and5+ years with experience with ANSYS or LS-Dyna. 8+ years with no experience with ANSYS or LS-Dyna but experience with other finite element tools.
Candidates must follow all company Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements.
All post-secondary education listed on a Candidate s application and resume must be verifiable, including but not limited to dates of attendance and degree/diploma awarded. Post-secondary education includes any courses taken through an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree.
UICTS/Bowhead will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes. The applicant''s job offer may be contingent upon this driving record check. The driving record check will include review of any appropriate state records based on the employee''s application and resume. If driving is required for the position and the applicant does not have a valid driver''s license, or has a driving record that meets or exceeds the criteria listed under the Unacceptable Status, the applicant will not be hired.
Candidates must apply onlineto be considered.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.
UICTS/Bowhead is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Job Location
Dahlgren, Virginia, United States
Position Type
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