Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the Universe’s origins, and working with a vibrant and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you! Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable space exploration while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. We have an exciting opportunity for a Structural Analysis, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer to join our team with Teammate company, Nexus Solutions.

The selected candidate will:

  • Use aerospace experience to perform classical hand stress analysis, finite element stress analysis, and fracture analysis
  • Be familiar with NASA standards for structural analysis and fracture control
  • Use NASGRO to perform fracture/damage tolerance analysis
  • Be proficient in the use of finite element modeling techniques using FEMAP or PATRAN or FEMAP for finite element
  • Model development and pre/post-processing and NASTRAN for finite element solution
  • Prepare structural analysis reports and work with other engineers to find resolutions to problems
  • Perform other duties as required

Work Environment:

Generally, an office environment can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.

Physical Requirements:

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). It may require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5%of the time).

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is critical—the ability to work outside the normal schedule and adjust the schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions:

Professional behavior enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.


  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering in the field or in a related area.


  • Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering in the field or in a related area.
  • Experience using FEMAP or PATRAN for finite element model development and post/processing
  • MSC/NASTRAN or NX/NASTRAN for finite element model solution
  • Familiarity with desktop software applications, MS Office is required
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition Preferences:

  • Prior experience performing structural analysis on NASA Flight Hardware is preferred
  • Non-linear finite element analysis experience is a plus


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