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Civil / Structural Design Engineer

Company name
Qualis Corporation

Huntsville, AL, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Engineering, Aerospace

Posted on
Mar 09,2019

Valid Through
Jun 22,2019

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Civil / Structural Design Engineer


Huntsville, AL

Qualis Corporation is seeking a Civil / Structural Design Engineer to support operations at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.

Primary Duties:

Develop designs for both flight and non-flight hardware including Structural and Mechanical Hardware

Work with large assembly and subassembly models in support of the Space Launch System (SLS) program as well as other new and existing programs at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Provide engineering design functions for time critical hardware designs, and support on-going manufacturing of complex assemblies

Coordination with NASA project level customers across organizations to ensure mission success

Work with a large team of engineers and designers to select hardware components, develop Pro Engineer/CREO models of structures and mechanisms, develop detailed fabrication and assembly drawings, and provide fabrication support to shop personnel

Participate in task meetings and conferences as requested

Collaborate with outside vendors and personnel from other NASA centers on the development of integrated flight hardware

Develop and deliver reports and presentations to MSFC and program management as needed

Minimal travel is required.


BS degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Aerospace Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution with a minimum of 5 years applicable experience is required.

Proficient in ProE/CREO 3-D modeling and 2-D drafting

Familiarity with large assemblies and large assembly management techniques

Familiarity in working with surfacing techniques

Familiarity in working with Import Data and data sharing features

Proficient with GD&T (ASME Y14.5M-1994)

Proficient using CAD drafting standards such as Global Drawing Requirements or MIL-STD-100, etc.

Proficient with the MSFC CAD Standard

Proficient in using PDM system for active CAD data management

Familiarity with handling CAD and drawing CM processes through release.

Familiarity formulating engineering calculations using excel, MathCad, etc.

Familiarity with launch vehicles

Familiarity with Product View and/or JT visualization

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word is required

Excellent written and oral communication skills are required

Experience with NASA Design Specifications, and Standards is highly desired

Experience in analysis of joints containing mechanical fasteners or welds

Educational emphasis in structural design

Familiarity with AISC's 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual

Proof of US citizenship is required.

Work Environment

Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled and a Participant in E-Verify


Company info

Qualis Corporation

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