Analytical Engineer - Rotordynamics / Bearings in Cheswick at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are hiring and seeking an Analytical Engineer who specializes in rotordynamics and bearing analysis!
The Opportunity | Analytical Engineer - Rotordynamics
EMD is searching for an Analytical Engineer with a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of five years in the field of rotordynamics and bearing analysis.
Department: Engineering Processes & Resources -- Dynamic and Hydraulic Analysis
Location: Cheswick, PA
The Challenge:

  • Plan and follow/lead rotordynamics and bearing analysis of Curtiss-Wright EMD equipment

  • Development and/or interpretation of design specifications for fluid-film bearings

  • Diagnose and trouble-shoot rotating machinery equipment malfunctions

  • Application of FEA modeling to electro-mechanical equipment

  • Compose and interpret technical specifications

  • 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

  • Perform complex data acquisition and analysis related to rotating machinery health monitoring

  • Support design and analysis activities for low noise electro-mechanical equipment with high shock capability

  • 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.

  • 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, CW policies, and safety, environmental, and security rules and guidelines
Your Expertise:

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

  • Prior work experience of 5 or more years in the Rotordynamics/Bearing Design field

  • Capable of creating and/or modifying fluid film bearing design software

  • Must be capable of getting DOD confidential level clearance

  • Effective composition, documentation, and presentation skills

  • Some prior industrial experience in rotordynamics/bearing design testing and/or analysis is preferred.

  • Software skills including Microsoft Office, Matlab, ANSYS, DyRoBeS or equivalent is a plus
Desired Characteristics

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Be an innovative thinker and present theories/concepts in a professional manner

  • Professionalism and commitment to quality and customer service

  • Must be US citizen and be able to obtain and maintain DOD security clearance
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.