Must be a US Citizen
- Provide expertise in fracture control processes as used in the design, development, test, evaluation and processing of aerospace hardware.
- Advise on the solution of fracture control related problems:
- Participate in technical reviews as required.
- Participate in the effort of identifying anomalies and serves as a technical expert providing engineering recommendations, as required for resolution of any associated problems or issues.
- Evaluate compliance of flight hardware against established fracture control requirements.
- Perform other duties as required.
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
- BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct engineering experience.
- Extensive knowledge in Fracture Classification and experience, and evidence of NASA Program support in this area.
- In-depth knowledge of fracture control as it relates to implementation of fracture control requirements on spaceflight hardware, and a good understanding of the risks associated with Fracture Classifications.
- Understanding of NASA Standards and requirements for fracture control processes and standards.
- General knowledge of engineering materials as well as a basic understanding of engineering systems and Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) techniques.
- Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts and recommendations to personnel at all technical and managerial levels.
- Ability to work effectively, rationally and quickly in real-time environments of rapid-change, conflicting requirements, and occasional pressure.
- Familiarity with NASGRO.
- Knowledge of Fracture Mechanics.