Hydraulic Analysis Engineer - CFD in Cheswick at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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Job Description


We are hiring and seeking a specialized Hydraulic Design Engineer with experience in CFD modeling and centrifugal pumps design!



The Opportunity | Hydraulic Analysis Engineer


EMD is searching for a Hydraulic Analysis Engineer with a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of five years in the field of hydraulic design and analysis.



Department: Engineering Processes & Resources -- Dynamic and Hydraulic Analysis


Location: Cheswick, PA



The Challenge:



  • Design and analysis of pump main hydraulics

  • Application of CFD modeling to centrifugal pumps, machine internals, and piping systems

  • Define, conduct, and analyze experiments and scale model tests for fundamental fluid phenomena investigation

  • Centrifugal pump design and performance prediction

  • Centrifugal pump testing and performance evaluation

  • Development of test plans for pump acceptance testing

  • Compose and interpret technical specifications

  • Contribute toward patents, technical papers, or articles

  • Perform data analysis using outputs of analytical tools and test data

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

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

  • Provide task-based 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 work in accordance with departmental procedures and instructions, CW policies, and safety, environmental, and security rules and guidelines




Your Expertise:



  • Proficiency in hydraulic design tools (Concepts NREC)



  • Experience with ANSYS CFX and/or Fluent, or equivalent




    • Fluid system modeling using 1-dimensional flow network software

    • MATLAB or similar tool experience




  • Microsoft Office



  • The following experience / credentials would be a plus:



  • Prior industrial experience in design and analysis of centrifugal pump main hydraulics



  • Prior industry experience in design and analysis of pumping systems for the oil industry



  • Experience with hydraulic testing and data analysis



Education


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Degree would be a plus



Other


  • Must be a US citizen and capable of getting DOD secret level clearance



Travel:



  • Rarely - Less than 5%



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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