• Structural Engineer

    Job Locations US-TN-Tullahoma
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Structural Design Engineers/Stress Analysts With limited guidance and direction of experienced engineers: design, evaluate, analyze, and assist in the fabrication and installation of hardware across the complex, including process piping systems, drive systems, mechanisms, and test hardware.  Design engineers work closely with test and system engineers in development of design requirements and ensuring proposed designs meet those requirements.  Close coordination with manufacturing is required to ensure economic designs.


    GaN hires creative and independent thinkers who have a desire to grow personally and professionally as well as to help GaN grow as a company.  Our team consists of people with exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills who are amiable and outgoing.  We are always ethical partners with our customers, maintaining a professional demeanor while being dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building.  To be a part of this team, you must be self-motivated and self-directed to work independently, but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all GaN and customer expectations.


    GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. GaN Corporation participates in E-Verify. 


    • Develop concepts for new hardware and provide structural/stress analysis, possibly including vibration analysis, to support the proposed design.  Evaluate the analysis results for suitability relative to applicable codes and standards.
    • Structural design and analysis of pipe supports, platforms, and other structural support members.
    • Fatigue analysis of metal and composite materials for facilities, test systems, and process systems.
    • Designing one-of-a-kind of test hardware including stress analysis of complex or unique geometries such as blades or flexures.
    • Provide engineering support to the appropriate craft workforce to facilitate maintenance and repair of existing systems.  Evaluate existing hardware for safety, security and potential for improvement.
    • Work with the design team (drafters, checkers, etc.) to produce complete design packages, including detailed drawings, analysis reports, and equipment specifications, and be capable of communicating the details of these design packages to the remaining project team (system engineers, test engineers, project managers, craft supervisors, etc.)
    • Coordinate with the appropriate system engineer, craft supervisor, and/or work planner to ensure that hardware is fabricated and installed in accordance with the approved design package.
    • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
    • Perform other related duties as required.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • B.S. degree in mechanical, civil, or structural engineering from an accredited college or university and 2 to 5 years of progressive and relevant experience in performing structural design and analysis.
    • Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
    • Experience designing structures, ducting, fixtures, and supports
    • Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the structural design.
    • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
    • Basic skill in oral and written communication.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with interactions with fabrication and machine shops.
    • Experience working as a project team.
    • Familiarity with ANSYS FEA software package
    • Familiarity with Autodesk Inventor CAD software



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