As a Naval Architecture and Structural Engineer you will work within a government - contractor team designing and testing current and next generation naval and commercial platforms
This is a full time onsite position in West Bethesda MD
What you will do:
Responsible for structural design, modification, and analysis of surface naval and commercial platforms, submarines, and undersea vehicles. Analyses include design and assessment of primary and secondary ship structural members and components against primary and operational loads. This includes analysis of both intact and structural components degraded by corrosion, pitting, cracking, deformations, and fabrication defects. These analyses include hull assessments against ultimate strength, progressive collapse, and other secondary loadings. Candidates will also perform buckling calculations to assess the stability of designs. This position also reviews existing calculation packages to ensure that calculations are accurate, modeling assumptions are acceptable, and requirements are met. Also responsible for evaluating the structural capacity of surface ship vehicle and flight decks relative to static, dynamic and thermal loads.
Requires the use of a range of methods including Finite Element Modeling, Finite Element Analysis, and Fracture Mechanics and fatigue crack growth analysis.
Education and Experience:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering. 10+ years of experience.
At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.