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Job Summary The Space Structures Laboratory in the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech is looking for a Research Engineer with experience in the design, testing, and integration of lightweight aerospace structures. Candidates for this position should have experience with mechanical design and assembly, shape measurement techniques, sensors and control systems, and experimental methods. Graduates with an MS degree and experience in the design, integration and testing of aerospace structures are encouraged to apply.
Job Duties - Design of novel space structures and structural architectures. - Design, integration, and testing of spacecraft components. - Develop and carry out experiments. - Conduct literature research; write research reports and journal articles; present research work at seminars and participate in team discussions. - Serve as mentor to graduate and undergraduate students. - Other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications - BS and MS degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Civil Engineering with at least 2 years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications - Composite materials fabrication. - Solidworks or equivalent CAD software. - Abaqus or equivalent FEA software. - Matlab.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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