Solid Mechanics/Acoustics Engineer- Olean, NY

Job Description

Organization: Gas and Power
Business Unit: Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 245350
Primary Location: United States-New York-Olean
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Job Description:

Position Overview:

As a Solid Mechanics/Acoustics Engineer, you will be working with solid mechanics (stress) and acoustics engineering to support its Gas and Power business.  The candidate will be part of the Core Technologies team in the Research and Development department work on compressor and power generation equipment for the oil and gas industries.  The qualified individual will help develop new products, resolve field issues, performing failure evaluations, participate in quality improvement / cost reduction efforts while providing technical support to manufacturing, sales, and product engineering.  The position will be located at the Olean, New York location. 


You will be evaluating the structural suitability of components and assemblies to meeting industry specifications and regulatory requirements.  He or She shall have hands-on experience with finite element methods to simulate stress and displacement on structures due to static and transient loads. Experience in performing modal analysis to determine structural frequencies and associated mode shapes and harmonic response analysis to determine vibration amplitudes is also required.  


You must be familiar with the fundamental scientific principles to find ways to monitor and manipulate sound levels to improve sound clarity.  He or she will support the development within the field of fluid structure interactions (FSI).


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

 Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience      

  • MS in Aerospace/Mechanical/Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Up to 2 years of experience in stress design for a variety of rotating mechanical equipment and structure. 
  • Experience in using ANSYS Structural (Mechanical APDL/Workbench), and other computer codes (e.g. Matlab, B&K Pulse, etc.)
  • Proficient with vibration and acoustic basics
  • Structural simulation experience with FEA
  • Experience with noise and vibration measurement would be beneficial
  • Ability to clearly and precisely communicate, both written and verbally, at all levels of the organization and with clients.
  • Candidate should be self-motivated, well organized and able to prioritize work.
  • Pleasant personality with good interpersonal skills. 

Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • PhD in Aerospace/Mechanical/Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Fundamental understanding of fluid motion forces interacting with surfaces noise cancellation
  • Experience/Exposure in using an ADRE 408 system
  • Good general applied mechanical skills.
  • Exposure to fluid flow models is a plus.
  • Knowledge of turbo/rotating machinery is a plus.



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