Stress Analysis Engineer in Brea at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 3/3/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brea
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/3/2021
  • Job ID:
    6954

Job Description

Enertech, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright, is a global leader in providing valves, pumps, actuators, pipe restraints, instrumentation, diagnostics and test equipment to the Nuclear Power Industry. Our employees are highly motivated, self-starters and able to work in a fast-paced team environment where critical and tight deadlines are common, and Customer Satisfaction is our foremost mission. https://www.cwnuclear.com/brands/enertech/default.aspx

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a complete benefit package includes medical, dental, vision and life insurances, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and vacations/holidays.

Stress Analysis Engineer

Location: Brea, CA

Step into a challenging role and be part of our Analytical Engineering team. You will have the opportunity to works with a team of mechanical engineers in the areas of design, analysis, qualification and project engineering. In a fast paced and high demand environment, the engineer will develop technical solutions for emerging problems in our existing products as well as new product development. The position involves working with valves, actuators, and similar mechanical equipment and structures utilized in nuclear power plants. Most work will be done using industry standards such as ASME BPVC Section III, B16.34, and IEEE 344.

Your Challenge:

  • Performing stress and thermal analyses on valves, actuators, and similar mechanical equipment, under a variety or conditions and scenarios.
  • Creation of reports that document the results of analyses performed.
  • Developing innovative solutions based on internal or external customer specification requirements.
  • Reviewing complex systems and product components to ensure compliance to environmental qualification criteria, performance and regulatory requirements.
  • Working with other teams to improve new and existing designs based on analysis results.
  • When required, communicating with customers to identify potential solutions that can be provided to existing problems and the business opportunities therein.

Your Expertise:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BS with 5+/MS with 3+) years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in Finite Element Analysis (Ansys highly preferred).
  • Experience with valve and/or actuator design and analysis.
  • Experience with either ASME BPVC Sec. III/Sec.VIII.
  • Familiarity with IEEE 323, 344, 382.
  • Familiarity with parametric modeling (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics is a plus.
  • Experience in the nuclear industry is a plus.
  • Professional engineering licensure is highly desirable.

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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