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Structural Seismic Engineer - 6-9 months - Aiken, SC - local candidates preferred

Posted by: Empyrean Services <> on February 25, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Aiken
State: South Carolina
Country: United States

Per diem isnít available Ė local candidates preferred

This is a structural/Seismic Analysis Engineer position within the Civil/Structural Engineering Organization for the MOX project. This position reports to a Lead Structural Engineer. The Structural/Seismic Team provides engineering support for process units within the facility for which the design has been completed and fabrication is underway. The team is responsible for resolution of issues related to the process gloveboxes and equipment from construction, fabrication, and engineering.

The selected individual will be expected to:
- Perform Structural/seismic/thermal analysis on designs including gloveboxes, frames, equipment, pipings and vessels, etc. Prepare calculations, review and approve design drawings and technical documents;
- Qualify glovebox shells, bellows, support frames, and anchors to maintain integrity/confinement under dead weight, pressure, thermal expansion, seismic inertia, externally applied nozzle loads, impact loading from load drops, and external missiles;
- Qualify process equipment, supports, cranes, barriers, welds, fasteners, and limit stops to remain structural integrity under dead weight, live loading, extreme seismic loading, and impact loading;
- Qualify pressure vessel and piping for dead weight, pressures, thermal expansion, and seismic inertia loading;
- Transmit accelerations, reactions, and deflections for use by interfacing, structural, piping, and electrical organization; and
- Coordinate work efforts with other disciplinary groups as required.

Required Qualifications:
- Must have a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Civil Engineering, or similar engineering field with finite element analysis (FEA) background.
- 3+ years hand-on experience in stress/structural analysis with steel structure using FEA.
- Must be proficient in ANSYS and ANSYS APDL, Microsoft Office, and MATHCAD.
- Must be able to understand and work with 2D and 3D drawings of complex equipment.
Desired Qualifications:
- Knowledge of National Codes and Standards such as AISC, AWS, ASME VIII, ASME B31.3, ASTM, and ACI standards is a plus.
- Experience with pressurized vessels & piping, crane, hoists, automated manufacturing systems, and glovebox design is preferable.
- Some proficiency in Solidworks, Creo is desired.
- Must be organized, technically competent, have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Empyrean Services is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled)

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