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Junior Research Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionENSCO is seeking a Junior Research Engineer with 2 years of experience within the transportation industry toprovide engineering services, including instrumentation system installation and operations, in support of research, testing and training services to the surface transportation (e.g., rail, trucking, bus, automotive) industry.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Writing research and/or test plans, test reportsConducting research/testingAnalyzing test and simulation dataApplying physics and sound engineering principles to solve complex engineering problems.Designing test fixtures and mechanical components using hand calculations/Finite Element Analysis.Creating manufacturing drawings.Installation of instrumentation sensors (strain gages, accelerometers, displacement sensors, thermocouples, among others).Setting up data acquisition systems including scale factor, sampling rates and filter frequenciesOperation of data acquisition system during testing operations in laboratory, on track and remotelyReading and interpreting electronic data charts during testing operationsReading and interpreting test plans, schedules and other written instructions received from the test engineers and project managers.Preparing accurate daily logs as required by the Company, FRA, and other governing agencies.Being accountable for compliance of all operating rules, policies, and guidelines.Attending rules and safety classes and ensure all rules are followed as directed by the Company, FRA, and other governing agencies.Any other duties as assigned by the Company.Qualifications Required (Skills)

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical / mechatronics engineering program or equivalent.
  • 2 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of various sensor types and the application thereof for velocity, acceleration, strain, force, and other parameters
  • Ability to react well under pressure in high-stressed situations; accept responsibility for own actions.
  • Observe all safety and security procedures; determine appropriate action beyond guidelines; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain focus for the entirety of the shift.
  • Ability to build professional and courteous relationships with your colleagues and supervisors.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a diverse interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be able to safely climb a 15-foot-high ladderRailroad regulations require that the selected candidate must pass an e-RAILSAFE security background check and online safety tests to work on railroad properties. Wearing safety equipment (hardhat, steel-toe boots, protective vest, and protective eyeglasses) when working on railroad properties is also a requirement. ENSCO will provide all necessary safety equipment.This safety sensitive position will be subject to drug and alcohol screening.Qualifications Desired
    • 2+ years' experience in engineering design, FEA, and testing
    • Background in solid mechanics, structures
    • Background in Finite Element Analysis
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes.
    • Experience in specifying and installing instrumentation systems.
    • Experience performing testing vehicles and products for rail, road, air, or other modes of transportation.#LI-DM1Division DescriptionENSCO's Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division is a leading provider of surface transportation research and technology development services with a long history of supporting railway, transit, and highway safety initiatives. Our products and services are provided to government agencies focused on transportation safety and security. ENSCO work protects our surface transportation network and has a significant impact on the protection of human life, the environment, and the economy. ENSCO's ATE Division is part of the greater Surface Transportation Group (STG) within ENSCO, Inc.Our staff conducts impactful research and advances technology in many exciting areas including:
      • The behavior of railroad and transit track, rolling stock, vehicle components as well as control systems under a wide range of operating conditions.
      • Advancement of leading-edge technologies including autonomous, non-contact and machine vision-based approaches for asset condition assessment.
      • The application of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to today's most challenging asset maintenance issues.ENSCO's ATE Division is an exciting place to work and grow with many key benefits for technical staff, including:
        • The opportunity to work with talented engineers, programmers, and scientists at all levels of the design and development process to solve challenging transportation issues.
        • The chance to participate in testing and research initiatives utilizing unique test facilities and technologies.
        • Bonuses for conference presentations and publications
        • Direct exposure to customer personnel, financial management and business development.Working in ENSCO's ATE Division provides a means to acquire a wide range of practical skills and experience in a short period of time, work on exciting, ground-breaking projects that impact transportation safety and offers domestic travel opportunities if desired.ENSCO provides a stimulating, collaborative, multi-discipline environment with coworkers from diverse technical and cultural backgrounds working together to make the world a safer place. Come join a stable and growing company and experience the reward of seeing the results of your work make an impact on some of the world's most challenging transportation problems.Strength in DiversityENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Pueblo , Junior Research Engineer, Engineering , Pueblo, Colorado

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