Latest Space News
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:54:25 +0000
There are many valid critiques of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new direction for NASA. Few, if any, would be new. But Russian government officials saw an opportunity for domestic attention and took a stab at it. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:55:38 +0000
SpaceX reiterated at a congressional hearing Jan. 17 that its Falcon 9 rocket performed as expected on its most recent launch, despite swirling questions about the potential failure of the classified Zuma mission. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:13:32 +0000
“What are we going to do about deterrence in space?” That is a question the administration should answer in the new strategy, said CSIS analyst Todd Harrison. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:56:26 +0000
As the two companies developing commercial crew systems reiterated that they were on schedule to carry out test flights later this year, a government analysis of schedules concluded those vehicles may not be certified to carry NASA astronauts until late 2019 or early 2020. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:03:18 +0000
With no budget deal in sight to avert a Friday government shutdown, a visibly frustrated Mac Thornberry, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee — and a vocal champion of bigger military budgets — called out his congressional colleagues for putting political agendas ahead of national security SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:12:59 +0000
Effective Space, a U.K.-headquartered company developing spacecraft to extend the life of communications satellites, announced Jan. 17 that it has signed its first contract with an undisclosed customer. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:07:31 +0000
The Air Force will establish a three-star vice commander of Air Force Space Command to be located in the national capital region. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:38:34 +0000
Virgin Orbit, which expects to debut the air-launched LauncherOne rocket by summer, signed a contract Jan. 16 with GomSpace to send eight nanosatellites into orbit next year to track airplanes and ships. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:11:26 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace expects to conduct just 23 more Ariane 5 launches before the next-generation Ariane 6 becomes its primary rocket. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:24 +0000
The new president of Canadian space technology company MDA says he sees opportunities for growth both within the country and beyond, while maintaining the company’s Canadian roots as part of a larger, and increasingly American, company. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:44:32 +0000
The SBIRS satellites are equipped with powerful scanning and staring infrared sensors that collect data for use by the U.S. military to detect missile launches. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:55:15 +0000
The plan is to shift the current ground software architecture to an open-systems platform that the Air Force would own and update with new technology as it becomes available. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:22 +0000
The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:43:46 +0000
An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:11 +0000
Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000
The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:09:38 +0000
Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:59:37 +0000
Pentagon officials on the Zuma space mission: 'We're not going to be able to give you any more information' SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:31:37 +0000
The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to enhance weather capabilities in the near term rather than a new generation of large, sophisticated spacecraft to replace the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
18327 cvs - 1026 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Stress Engineer

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:18-06-2014
     Last Modified:07-07-2014 (08:09)
    Job information
     Current job:Stress Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsStructural Fatigue Engineer Structure Test Engineer Material Test Engineer
    CV

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Atkins Nedtech B.V.                                        2012 – Present                               Hoofddorp, Netherlands

    Stress Engineer

    Airbus A380 flap track fairing vibration project:

    ·         Performed stress calculation and subsequent fatigue and damage tolerance analysis of several metallic movable structures. Ensured the design of different components met the operational requirements of the client, resulting in approval for complete design review stage.

    ·         Developed Perl and VBA/Excel Macro tools for fatigue and damage tolerance analysis of metallic structures. Automated the calculation process, minimizing human errors and resulting in a reduction of about 80% in computation time.

    ·         Developed Python tools for fatigue and damage tolerance analysis of metallic structures, contributing for the implementation of an integrated framework based on Lean methodologies.

    ·         Wrote and validated justification reports for the analysed structures. Ensured all documentation was correct and met the required aerospace quality standards, resulting in successful delivery of the complete work package for the certification of the flap track components.

     

    Fatigue and damage tolerance material investigation:

    Secondment in Airbus Operations - Oct. 2013 to Dec. 2013 (Bremen, Germany)

    ·         Performed fatigue and damage tolerance analysis of metallic components with manufacturing defects for the A320/321, A330/340 and A380 programmes. Ensured that calculations were correct and the information was the most up-to-date, resulting in the successful and timely delivery of all documentation for the airworthiness approval of the affected components.

    ·         Provided direct support to the client on the resolution of time-sensitive issues, contributing to strengthen the relationship between the client and the company.

     

    Knowledge Centre WMC                                  2011 – 2012                             Wieringerwerf, Netherlands

    Research Scientist

    Composite materials under extreme conditions project:

    ·         Performed static and fatigue tests up to failure under extreme conditions. Researched about the temperature effects on the behaviour of composites for wind turbine blades, contributing to the expansion of the material OptiDAT database.

    ·         Built an adaptive climate chamber from insulating foam boards, enabling the laboratory with a setup equipped for the execution of mechanical tests under pre-defined environmental conditions.

     

    ·         Prepared specimens for several test programmes. Ensured the necessary strain gauges were installed and the terminal cables were soldered, contributing to the extraction of reliable test data.

    ·         Operated several hydraulic machines for different static and fatigue tests up to failure on composite materials, contributing for the successful delivery of results to industrial clients.

    ·         Performed static and fatigue tests on composite materials according to several different international standards, increasing the project delivery capability of the laboratory.

     

    Structural health monitoring system for sub-components project:

    ·         Developed a Python tool to predict the speed of ultrasonic waves in composite laminates, ensuring the results matched the predictions obtained with the model created during the MSc thesis.

    Delft University of Technology                        2011                                                        Delft, Netherlands

    Guest Researcher

    Master thesis:

    ·         Engineered and installed an experimental system based on the ultrasonic Lamb wave method in order to inspect low-energy impact damage on thin composite plates. Operated the tuned setup, obtaining a valid diagnostic of the induced damages, and successfully verifying the effectiveness of the method.

    ·         Validated the ultrasonic Lamb wave method by comparison with digital Shearography, ultrasonic C-scan and optical microscope observations, revealing strong consistency in the results, and allowing the definition of the detection threshold for the tested material.

     

    EDUCATION

    ·         MSc Degree in Aerospace Engineering – Specialization in Aircraft                                     2009 – 2011

    Instituto Superior Técnico

    ·         Erasmus exchange program                                                                                            2010 – 2011

    Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology

    ·         BSc Degree in Aerospace Engineering                                                                             2006 - 2009

    Instituto Superior Técnico

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS

    Programming: C, MATLAB, Python, Perl and VBA

    Modelling and simulation: SolidWorks, ANSYS, Patran, AFGROW, Vallen Dispersion, DATIG and ISAMI

    Software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and PicoScope 6

     

    LABORATORY TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENT

    Ultrasonic Lamb wave method

    Digital Shearography (basics)

    C-Scan (basics)

    Several Instron, MTS, Zwick and Schenck hydraulic machines for mechanical testing

     

    LANGUAGES

    Portuguese - Mother tongue

    English - Fluent speaking, writing and reading

    French - Fair writing and reading, good speaking

    Spanish - Fair writing, good reading and speaking

    Italian - Fair writing and reading, good speaking

    Dutch - Basic writing, fair reading and speaking

     

    PUBLICATIONS

    Ochôa, Pedro; Infante, Virgínia; Silva, J. M. and Groves, Roger M., “Detection of multiple low-energy impact damage in composite plates using Lamb wave techniques”. Proceedings XIII Portuguese Conference on Fracture, 2nd and 3rd February 2012, Coimbra, Portugal

     

    INTERESTS

    Running, cycling, hiking and camping

    Playing guitar, military aviation, cinema and reading


    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!

     

    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert

     

    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.

     

    VAT:

    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)

     

    Support:

    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.

     

    Warning:

    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics