Structural/Stress Engineer - Ford & Stanley

Structural/Stress Engineer

£40,000 - £48,000 per annum

Ford and Stanley – The Specialist Rail Recruiters are looking for an experienced Structural / Stress Engineer who wants a job that allows them to carry out a wide variety of structural analysis work, to see an outcome from the fruits of their labour and to enjoy professional development.

The Opportunity

Our client is a leading rail engineering business and delivers major projects on the refurbishment and modification of fleets of trains. The majority of engineering activity takes place on-site, allowing the engineers to review each unit and see first-hand what they are working on.

The role is heavily focussed around materials and manufacture, especially in the design of steel and aluminium structures, welding, bolted joints and fatigue analysis. The structural engineer will be expected to provide creative solutions to engineering problems and to utilise their understanding of manufacturing processes to suggest improved designs.

Key Responsibilities

- Finite Element Analysis of structures and components using ANSYS Workbench
- Traditional hand calculations
- Formal report writing
- Represent the client on structural issues both internally and externally
- Maintain structural integrity of designs, securing liability
- Participate in design reviews
- Provide formal evidence for structural submissions to Independent Certification Bodies
- Improvement of existing processes and implementation of new ones to the advancement of the business
- Investigation and resolution of in-service problems
- Where required, and competence permits, you may be required to do duties beyond those of your immediate role to support business goals and objectives

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be an experienced structural engineer. In order to be considered you should be familiar with the use of ANSYS Mechanical or other related software, have Knowledge and experience of Mathcad (ideally) and have knowledge of BS7608 (essential) and knowledge of BS8118 and/or Eurocode 3 part 1-9 (desirable). 
The applicant should be an adept problem solver capable of taking failed physical specimens and deducing, through either numerical or analytical methods, the mode of failure and put forward a resolution method.

£45,000 +

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