Senior Ballistics Engineer
Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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US-AL-Huntsville Job ID 17349 Zip 35806 Category Engineering -
Mechanical Engineering Overview Aerojet Rocketdyne is a
world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides
propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic
systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of
domestic and international markets.Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an
experienced a Senior--Ballistic Engineer--for our Huntsville, AL
location. This is an exciting and challenging career opportunity
where your expertise in combustion, grain design and performance
analysis of solid rocket motor and igniter propellant grains will
be utilized! Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
Working under limited general supervision55% - Perform ballistic
- Perform trades for grain design that meet performance
- Conduct grain design, performance analysis, pretest predictions
with established methodologies for motor test firings.
- Conduct post firing data correlations and/or burning rate
analysis with established methodologies.
- Analyze ballistic and propellant data for model updates.
- Prepare technical reports and presentations documenting all
activities.35% - Continuous Improvement activities: Update current
or proposed ballistic models/methodologies to improve technical
fidelity and/or design cycle time.10% - Design and Manufacturing
Support: Prepare inputs for engineering drawings and specifications
relating to solid rocket propellant grains. Coordinates design
requirements of these grains with manufacturing personnel.
Requirements Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering
(Aerospace,--Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and five (5) or
more years of engineering experience with solid rocket motor design
and/or analysis or an equivalent combination of experience and
education. Additional Requirements:
- Demonstrated experience in performing design and/or analysis of
solid rocket motor propulsion systems is required.
- Requires proficiency using ballistics models, SPP (or
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and
PowerPoint) is expected.Preferred Qualifications:
- A Master's or Doctorate degree in a field of engineering that
relates to solid rocket motor phenomenology is preferred.
- Knowledge and experience with aerospace product development
efforts is desired.
- Experience in software development is a plus.May be required to
obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate
level. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for
access to government information, and having dual citizenship may
preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.Work
Environment and Physical Requirements:Employees in these positions
must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to
use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit
or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions;
may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require
occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending;
and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and
hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the
use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety
shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work
varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of
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