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Thermal Research Analyst in Cheswick at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

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The Opportunity | Thermal Research Analyst

Location: Cheswick, PA (greater Pittsburgh area)

EMD is searching for a Thermal Analyst with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and a minimum of five years of engineering analysis experience.

Your Challenge:

  • Thermal analysis of rotating machinery and associated fluid systems

  • Thermal support of components analyzed to the ASME Code as well as other pressure vessel and engineering codes

  • Advanced thermal analysis of nuclear grade equipment for commercial and government applications

  • Development of techniques for equipment thermal analysis to support design and mechanical analyses

  • Modeling of equipment thermal performance and verification of models by test 

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Master's Degree or PhD is preferred

  • Proficiency in Finite Element Analysis

  • Experience with thermal analysis hand calculations

  • Ability to model thermal performance of sophisticated systems

  • Experience with ANSYS (APDL experience is an asset)

  • Experience with WECAN and/or EMDAC finite element programs is an asset

  • Commercial nuclear industry design and analysis experience is an asset

  • Licensed Professional Engineer is an asset

  • Currently working in a Research Lab or prior experience would be an asset

  • Must be US citizen and able to obtain and maintain a 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.


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