Stress Engineer (Contract)

Job type:Contract
Business Sector:Aviation & Aero
Job ref:StressEng
Post Date:February 06, 2024

Stress Engineer (Contract)

Location: Stevenage

Duration: initial 6 months, likely extension (inside IR35)

BPSS clearance

A leading aerospace and defence organisation is looking for a Stress Engineer (Contract) to join their busy team working on various projects based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.


  • To identify all strength and stiffness requirements and ensure that they are valid.
  • To perform all structural analysis necessary to ensure that all strength and stiffness requirements are met with a minimum mass design.
  • To ensure that the design incorporates all features necessary to meet the strength and stiffness requirements.
  • To provide a detailed definition of all structural testing required to verify that the strength and stiffness requirements are met.
  • To monitor these tests and write a test assessment report that demonstrates that requirements have been met and that the pre-test analysis was of sufficient accuracy.
  • Write clear and concise strength summary reports demonstrating adequate strength margins for all significant possible modes of failure.
  • Write other associated analysis documentation.
  • Provide design support to manufacture to ensure that strength and stiffness requirements are met for all non-conformances to design with appropriate corrective action.
  • To present strength and stiffness analyses and test requirements and assessments at formal design reviews.

Experience/Skills required:

  • Typically 5 years' relevant experience.
  • Proficient in using external and internal software tools.
  • To have a good understanding of analysis techniques and methods for light weight structures strength and stiffness prediction. These will include classical hand analysis and computer techniques including the use of finite element analysis and pre/post processing software.
  • Appreciation of real costs involved in the various methods and tools used.
  • Experience in MS Office, MSC Nastran
  • Knowledge of MathCAD, Hypermesh is desirable.

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