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Carbody Structure Engineer

Company: Segula Technologies
Location: Naperville
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

MUST be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.MUST be available to start working within 3 weeks of offer acceptance date.SEGULA TECHNOLOGIES is assisting a major automotive OEM in hiring a Carbody Structure Engineer to join our growing team in Naperville, IL.This is a DIRECT hire opportunity, NOT a Contractual role.Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits plan including comprehensive relocation package, and great opportunities for career growth!Job Description

  • Perform inspections of rail cars involved in an accident, to identify damages and structural condition.
  • Create inspection technical reports and provide structural evaluations and repair assessment.
  • Able to review and prepare structural calculation analysis and reports for static and fatigue.
  • Develop (or lead) repair design (weld repairs, new parts…), applying Mechanical Domain instructions, processes, and tools, and Railway standards and regulations.
  • Create detailed 3D models and 2D drawings in CATIA v5, for structural parts, in compliance with Quality-Cost.
  • Delivery commitments, expertise rules and processes.
  • Structural validation and support to Production teams and customers: structural welds, water tightness, and assembly of parts.
  • For Overhaul/modernization projects, design and integrate vehicle structural parts, as part of the overhaul requirements from the customer and with respect to all interfaces.
  • Experience in designing and approving welded assemblies, cast and fabricated structural components and recommending modifications of components to ensure conformance with project requirements.
  • Corrosion mitigation and repair procedures.
  • Participate in formal design review meetings and technical working sessions; internal and external with customers.
  • Schedule of activities and deliverables assigned, in compliance with project master schedule.
  • Perform quotation of structural activities on bids and projects, upon request.
  • Reporting activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement.Qualifications

    • BS Degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering REQUIRED.
    • 5+ years of experience in Mechanical Structural Design.
    • Required knowledge of rail car vehicles (Light rail vehicles, commuters, locomotives).
    • Welding experience and knowledge of AWS welding practices and procedures is required.
    • Required experience working with in Catia v5 (
    • Structural analysis / finite element analysis software (preferably Hyperworks), at least 3 years of experience.
    • Working experience with required codes and standards (APTA, FRA, AAR).
    • Knowledge and experience working with Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel. Materials analysis, surface treatments, properties, and selection.
    • Knowledge of general manufacturing processes including machining, welding, and sheet metal work.
    • Certified Welding Engineer / Professional Engineer is desirable but not required.
    • Preferred experience on overhaul or repair projects.

      Additional Information

      • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Segula Technologies, Naperville , Carbody Structure Engineer, Engineering , Naperville, Illinois

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