Mechanical Engineer II - Aerospace

Colorado Network Staffing, Inc. - Denver, CO

Mechanical Engineer II - Aerospace

Full Time

Temporary Assignment

Pay Rate



Denver Colorado



CNS is seeking a Mechanical Engineer II who conduct strength analysis for structural design for the launch vehicle upper stage. The strength analysis will include finite element analysis and hand calculations of components, small assemblies, and large assemblies. Finite element analysis will use NASTRAN/FEMAP. Familiarity with non-linear analysis and material plasticity using NASTRAN and ABAQUS. Knowledge of super-elements will aid in efficient non-linear analysis.

Need candidates with 5 years of experience. Must have 3+ yrs experience with Nastran/Femap. Prefer aerospace industry background.

There is a possibility for extension or conversion to support test and other internal programs, however neither is guaranteed.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Researches, designs and develops instruments, automation controls, engines, machines, mechanisms, hydraulics, heat transfer, cryogenic and ordnance components and systems that are used in the transmission, measurement and use of energy. Application of mechanical engineering principles to the planning, design, development and testing of mechanical systems.

Work Environment

Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, the worker may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The worker frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The worker is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The worker must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close –vision and ability to adjust focus.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5 years of engineering experience
  • 3 years of Nastran/Femap experience.
  • Aerospace industry preferred.

  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U. S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120. 15 (e. g. , U. S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U. S. C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U. S. C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information. )

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    AAP/EEO Statement

    CNS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CNS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    CNS expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CNS’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.