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Analytical Engineer - Dynamics/Acoustics in Cheswick at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Role: Analytical Engineer (Dynamics / Acoustics)

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Plan and follow/lead acoustic and shock analysis of CW-EMD equipment

  • Design and analysis of low noise electro-mechanical equipment with high shock capability

  • Application of FEA, BEM and SEA modeling to electro-mechanical equipment

  • Diagnose and trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions

  • Perform complex data analysis

    • Perform analysis projects to achieve technical, cost, quality, and risk reduction goals

    • Develop and demonstrate fundamental project planning skills and understanding of cost and schedule implications

    • Serve as a lead engineer for new projects of limited scope or that are a derivative of existing projects

    • Prepare cost estimates, scopes of work and engineering schedules of high fidelity for the individual job function

    • Understand customer perspectives and inputs and take appropriate responsive actions

    • Perform field service and provide technical interface with customers as appropriate

    • Prepare and deliver quality and professional technical presentations ranging from effective project team meeting presentations to formal design review or customer presentations

    • Independently compose quality documentation and written communications including Engineering Memorandums (EM's), engineering calculations of record, technical letters, and customer deliverables

    • Contribute toward patents, technical papers, or articles

    • Support and participate in design review activities

    • Mentor other engineers in area of expertise and assist with training and evaluation of less senior personnel

    • Perform work in accordance with procedures and instructions (IDP's, EP's, etc.), CW policies, and safety, environmental, and security rules and guidelines 


  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) from an accredited institution. MS or PhD degree a plus

  • Prior work experience of 8 or more years in the acoustic and shock analysis/testing field

  • Must be capable of getting DOD secret level clearance

  • Effective composition, documentation, and presentation skills

  • Some prior industrial experience in acoustic and shock analysis to department of defense Mil-Standards is desired 

Programs/Software Experience:

  • MS Office

  • MATLAB or similar tool experience

  • Structural dynamics analysis experience using Finite Elements Analysis (FEA), Boundary Element Modeling (BEM) and Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA)

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


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