Raytheon Technologies Sr Mechanical Engineer I - Structural Analyst in Tucson, Arizona
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
The Mechanical Analysis and Test (MA&T) Department is responsible for ensuring the structural integrity of all RMD Products. From the preliminary concept to fielded weapon support, MA&T delivers innovative and robust structural analysis solutions utilizing methods ranging from classical fundamental and proprietary empirically based techniques, to state of the art finite element methods and commercial computer codes; all complimented and validated by tests executed in a manner to ensure cost effective yet technically balanced solutions.
A structural analyst in the Mechanical Analysis and Test Department has a vast set of responsibilities related to structural integrity of every mechanical part and attachment on all of the RMD projects. The selected candidate will be responsible for detailed structural analysis to support all phases of programs including development and production. The analyses will cover a wide range of difficult problems, requiring solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. The analysis tasks will span the spectrum from classical hand analyses to detailed analyses requiring the use of finite element analysis software. The selected candidate will work under general direction and will be expected to define the scope and level of analysis required to meet required objectives and will be held accountable for completing the work within the agreed upon cost and schedule. The candidate will be expected to present their work for peer reviews and to be a peer reviewer for other engineers’ work. The customers of this position will include internal personnel and programs as well as external Government(s) personnel and programs. The selected candidate will work with the customer and engineering leadership to define testing required to validate structural analyses and to verify that hardware is compliant with requirements. In addition, the selected candidate will be expected to plan and support tests, perform data reduction and engage in structural model correlation.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Perform Hand Calculations to determine scope of higher detail analysis models
Perform detailed analysis to solve diverse program structural challenges
Perform peer reviews of all analysis to validate process and results
Document results according to RMD standards
Deliver results to customers (internal and external)
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor’s in in General Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Systems Engineering, Applied Physics or related field from an accredited university. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.
Five (5) years of structural analysis experience
Structural analysis experience using PATRAN/NASTRAN or ANSYS
Understanding of mechanical principles to solve classical structural analysis solutions both inside and outside of finite element tools
Proficiency with engineering workstations running Windows and Office suite
Ability to work on a Raytheon plant-site including the ability to attend in-person meetings, visit test laboratories.
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
Six (6) or more years of experience in the structural analysis of complex systems that require collaboration of multiple engineering disciplines (such as a weapon system)
Earned Value Management System knowledge
Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated experience in structural testing: planning, organization, execution, data reduction and correlation
Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
Ability to travel to government and other facilities in support of program activities
Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
Basic skills in CREO or equivalent solid modeling software.
What We Offer :
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.
The opportunity to work with and learn from a very diverse and highly skilled department of structural analysts who are experts in their respective specialties. The department currently has over 100 structural analysts including multiple engineering fellows. The department also currently offers a robust set of Raytheon-taught engineering courses on relevant topics ranging from engineering theory and application, to engineering processes and tools specific to RMD.
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization . 181836
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.