Stress Engineer – Gas Turbines
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
6d ago

Altran ranks as the undisputed global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D). The company offers clients an unmatched value proposition to address their transformation and innovation needs.

Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialisation, to invent the products and services of tomorrow.

For over 35 years, the company has provided expertise in Automotive, Aeronautics, Space, Defence & Naval, Rail, Infrastructure & Transportation, Energy, Industrial & Consumer, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Software & Internet and Finance & Public Sector.

The Aricent acquisition extends this leadership to semiconductor, digital experience and design innovation. Altran generated revenues of €2.

9 billion in 2018, with some 47,000 employees in more than 30 countries.

  • Job Title Stress Engineer Gas Turbines
  • Vacancy Reference Number 16168
  • Work Site United Kingdom / Bristol / Bristol
  • Our offer

    Altran is looking for Stress Engineers to join the team in Bristol.

    Your role

    You will possess creative problem-solving skills in a team environment and comfortable with communicating clearly and efficiently throughout varying levels of both the customer and Altran businesses.

    Due to the nature of the assignments undertaken by Altran you will work in an environment that promotes autonomy and initiative, requiring a flexible attitude.

    Above all, you will have a desire to progress.


  • Building FE models of gas turbines modules or components static, dynamic, thermo-mechanical, 2D or 3D
  • Focusing on the analysis of mechanical integrity for compressor, combustion or turbine subsystems and component parts for stress
  • Performing post-processing and generating appropriate outputs
  • Carrying out various types of analysis based on the above, i.e. static stress, fatigue, life assessments, optimisation, etc.
  • Produce technical slide packs and reports and presenting analysis results
  • Representing mechanical analysis / stress in multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Performing mechanical analysis tasks of gas turbine modules or components, mostly based on FEA
  • Presenting and reporting progress and results, externally and internally
  • Maintaining direct working relationships with clients and representing both your work and the work of team members during client meetings
  • Your profile

    Qualifications, Experience and Technical Skills

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering or scientific discipline, ideally mechanical
  • A chartered engineer (or working towards chartership) would be desirable
  • Aerospace or Energy sector experience required
  • Experience of gas turbine technologies preferred
  • Demonstrable understanding and knowledge of;
  • Physics relating to structures, in particular rotating structures
  • Modelling of structures under multiple loads (e.g. rotational, aerodynamic)
  • Hand calculations from first principles
  • Non-linear experience preferred
  • Demonstrable experience with the following :
  • Mechanical analysis FE toolsets
  • Life analysis of rotating machinery
  • Engineering documentation
  • Possess customer interaction skills
  • System level FE analysis, known as Whole Engine Modelling or GFEM, an advantage
  • In addition to the culture and career development opportunities at Altran, we offer a matched pension scheme, healthcare and generous holiday allowance.

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