Composite Engineer

Company Info

Name: Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design, Inc

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Job Details

Location: San Diego, Ca

Job Type: Full-Time

Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

Min Experience: 2-3 Years

Required Travel: 10 %

Date Posted: 02/11/2015


Experienced Composite Engineer of High Tech Sailing Yachts;

Technical responsibilities include development of engineering methods and programs to ensure safety and compliance with applicable regulations. Manage and execute all aspects of yacht engineering including bill-of-materials development, structural analysis (closed-form and FEA ( Altair Hyperworks) methods ), drawing preparation and review, builder coordination. Depending on the workload, there might be one or two team members working under this position so mentoring is a required quality. Being a team player is vital along with having a passion and commitment to continuous improvement, innovation and quality excellence. Applicant must be eligible to work full time in U.S.A.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Structural / Composite Materials)
  2. Proficient in the following software AutoCAD 2-D drafting Solidworks 3-D modeling Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel with VBA. A high level of analytical computer literacy using Excel is required.
  3. Strong working knowledge of FEA
  4. Expertise in Construction techniques for composite sandwich structures
  5. Familiarity with Composite scantling regulations and offshore design standards (ISO, ABS, DNV/GL, etc.
  6. Familiarity of basic operations of offshore racing yachts (sailing experience a plus)

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