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*filled* Stress Analyst (Houston, TX)



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Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping humankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven individual to be a spacecraft stress analyst engineer on the Orion program.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

Responsibilities & Requirements
Provide Stress analysis support to the Orion Service Module IPT. Tasks as directed by the LM Technical POC shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

a. Stress Analyst on the Orion Service Module Mechanisms team.

Tasks shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Perform finite element and classical stress analysis of miscellaneous Orion mechanical elements for both the development, test, and flight vehicles.

Perform preliminary and final analyses, part sizing, fatigue/fracture assessment, drawing coordination and sign-off, test support and correlation, analysis presentation documentation of analyses for deliverable stress and fracture reports.

Perform analysis of discrepant hardware during on-going assembly and integration activity. Discrepancies are conveyed through the LM Quality organization via Qno and applicable existing analysis will be provided by the LM PoC. The candidate must utilize existing analysis provided by LM and supplement with additional analysis candidate must determine if the as-built hardware has margin erosion due to the discrepancy noted. All findings must be reported to LM PoC for final hardware disposition.

This task will be performed primarily at the LM facility in Houston, Texas (NASA/Clear Lake) with travel as directed by LM to other locations as required.


Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, USAF, NREL, Lockheed Martin, LASP at CU Boulder, SEAKR Engineering, and Ball Aerospace among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.
Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mark Reconnaissance Orbiter, Crew Exploration Vehicle – ORION, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses and a generous 401K retirement plan.

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