Thermal Protection Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, Inc. The Strategic Programs office is seeking a qualified Thermal Protection Engineer for its hypersonics line of business. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The successful candidate will serve as a Thermal Protection Engineer that will handle all aspects of design, manufacture and test of thermal protection systems for Hypersonic Glide Bodies (HGB). Specific duties may encompass structural design, parts design, materials evaluation, and requirements specification for aeroshells, fasteners and assembly processes for HGB. The candidate will assist in preparation of RFP for component manufacturing, including parts management, quality, test requirements and documentation. The candidate will provide supplier surveillance during installation and inspection to include non-conformance reports as well as review technical drawings and update/correct as needed. Work will be conducted in an integration/production facility along with a laboratory environment.


Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent field from an ABET accredited school is required. Candidate should have at least 10+ years of relevant experience.

The following skills/abilities are desired:

  • Experience with compatible thermal protection materials, fasteners, coatings, processes and assembly methods

  • Experience with environmental testing of missile components and related test equipment

  • Knowledge of missile mechanical structural systems including aeroshells and fasteners

  • Knowledge of ASME drawing standards

  • Organizational skills to document designs, assist with Technical Data Packages (TDP) and support production and test of HGB

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have experience related to design and or test of missile thermal protection and structural components and have a current DoD Secret clearance.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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