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HX5 Fracture Control Engineer II in United States

Position:

Fracture Control Engineer II

Location:

Houston, TX

Job Id:

3347-ADV00008W

of Openings:

1

Fracture Control Engineer II

Engineer II

ADV00008W

NASA’s Johnson Space Center

Houston, Texas

HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast growing veteran and woman owned company with locations nationwide.

HX5 is currently seeking a Fracture Control Engineer to join our team in Houston, Texas at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise in fracture control processes as used in the design, development, test, evaluation and processing of aerospace hardware.

  • Advises on the solution of fracture control related problems.

  • Participate in technical reviews as required.

  • Participate in the effort of identifying anomalies and serves as a technical expert providing engineering recommendations, as required for resolution of any associated problems or issues.

  • Evaluate compliance of flight hardware against established fracture control requirements.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Education and Experience

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience;

  • BS degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience.

  • MS degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience.

  • Ph.D. from an ABET-accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of fracture control as it relates to implementation of fracture control requirements.

  • Good understanding of the risks associated with Fracture Classifications.

  • Knowledge of fracture control mechanisms (fatigue, creep, failure modes, etc.)

  • Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts and recommendations to personnel at all technical and managerial levels.

  • Ability to work effectively, rationally and quickly in real-time environments of rapid-change, conflicting requirements, and occasional pressure.

  • General knowledge of engineering materials (metals, intermetallics, ceramics, polymers, and composites) as well as a basic understanding of engineering systems (fasteners, pressure vessels, etc.) and Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) techniques.

  • General knowledge of materials and processes that influence materials performance (heat treatment, welding, forming, etc.)

  • Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts and recommendations to personnel at all technical and managerial levels.

Preferences:

  • Familiar with NASGRO.

  • Fracture Mechanics knowledge is helpful but not necessary.

  • Knowledge in Fracture Classification and experience and evidence of NASA Program support in this area.

  • Understanding of NASA Standards and requirements and standards for fracture control and materials and processes.

Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.

HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off

HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.

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