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PDS Tech Inc Propulsion / Thermal Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina

PDS Tech is seeking a Propulsion / Thermal Analysis Engineer for an open position in North Charleston SC. They are currently working a hybrid schedule with a requirement of at least 2 days in office. This is subject to change at manager discretion or changes in CDC guidelines

The Propulsion South Carolina (PSC) Engineering Team provides the engineering support and development of Nacelle components for current and future airplane program needs. This position would join a team of Thermal Analysts currently working detailed thermal analysis in support of these program development and sustaining needs.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Define requirements for propulsion systems, auxiliary power systems and vehicle fuel and tank systems.

  • Define, coordinate and control the functional and physical interfaces between the propulsion system and the vehicle.

  • Develop specifications and architectural and configuration concepts for associated vehicle systems to meet customer and regulatory requirements.

  • Configure or design propulsion sub-systems and components to meet all vehicle design and performance criteria.

  • Use various testing, analysis, modeling and simulation tools to estimate or calculate system performance.

  • Define and perform certification tests for propulsion sub-systems and components.

  • Support fielded systems to assure continued reliability.

  • Develop concepts for future propulsion systems to meet anticipated requirements.

  • Work under general direction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed Finite Element Models for thermal analysis

  • Ability to apply heat transfer principles to solve challenging problems in a complex thermal environment

  • Support design teams with thermal input data to aid in maturing configuration and designs

  • Provide thermal analytical support for testing and certification efforts including root cause and corrective action activities

  • Write and review detailed thermal analysis reports

  • Support trade studies required in order to achieve optimal solutions

  • Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines across the Integrated Product Team (IPT)

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years’ experience in a similar role in field of Propulsion and Aerospace

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Engineering; Mechanical or Aerospace

  • Excellent communication skills; ability to clearly communicate verbally and written is required

  • Self-motivated and willing to work in a highly dynamic, team oriented atmosphere

  • Must be able to support multiple concurrent projects in support of key milestones

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to promote a One Boeing approach

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Thermal Desktop and Sinda

  • Experience with meshing software such as Hypermesh and/or Ansys

  • Experience with Propulsion Nacelle hardware

  • Experience with 1D flow network analysis

  • Experience with programming such as Python, VBA or Matlab

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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