Stress Engineer

Posted a week ago by Altran UK Holding Limited

Bristol, City of Bristol
£32,000 - £38,000/annum
A week ago
Altran UK Holding Limited

Altran are looking for Stress Engineers to join on a permanent basis in our offices in Filton.  This role will provide support to a couple of major clients in the aerospace sector alongside the current stress team.


Tasks and activities will include the following:

  • Performing mechanical analysis tasks of gas turbine modules or components, mostly based on FEA
  • Building FE models of gas turbines modules or components – static, dynamic, thermo-mechanical, 2D or 3D
  • Focusing on the analysis of mechanical integrity for compressor, combustion or turbines subsystems and other component parts for stress
  • Performing post-processing and generating appropriate outputs
  • Carrying out various types of analysis based on the above, i.e. static stress, fatigue, life assessments, optimisation, etc.
  • Produce technical slide packs and high quality technical reports
  • Presenting and reporting progress and results, externally and internally
  • Representing mechanical analysis/stress in multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Maintaining direct working relationships with clients and represent both your work and the work of team members during client meetings

Qualifications and Technical Skills

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering or scientific discipline, ideally mechanical
  • A chartered engineer (or working towards chartership) would be desirable
  • Experience of gas turbine technologies required
  • Demonstrable understanding and knowledge of;
  • Physics relating to structures, in particular rotating structures
  • Modelling of structures under multiple loads (e.g. rotational, aerodynamic)
  • Hand calculations from first principles
  • Non-linear experience preferred
  • Demonstrable experience with the following:
  • Mechanical analysis FE toolsets
  • Life analysis of rotating machinery
  • Engineering documentation
  • Proactive attitude and ability to communicate and report at different levels
  • Excellent communication skills with a good level of verbal and written English
  • Possess customer interaction skills

In addition to the culture and career development opportunities at Altran, we offer a matched pension scheme, healthcare and generous holiday allowance.

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