Finite Element Analysis Engineer

21 January 2019


I am currently working with an Engineering Consultanting firm located here in the Houston area that provides Finite Element Analysis(FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling and simulation to a variety of industries, including but not limited to: Oil & Gas, Medical Device, Aerospace, Maritime, Architectural, Industrial Equipment, Defense, and many more. They are currently looking to bring on an Engineer with a strong background in FEA modeling. This individual would need to a wide array of knowledge across multiple industries, and be able to "think outside the box". Please see below for further details around the role and requirements.


  • Assisting with providing expertise and services in simulation and design exploration
  • Implement consulting projects and solutions
  • Work with Sales representatives in understanding customer needs and developing solutions
  • Assist with managing technical, QA, and scheduling of projects
  • Identify business opportunities and trends
  • Work with different levels of employees, clients, and customers,
  • Support Sales reps with providing industry knowledge, skills, and solutions


  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related STEM degree (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Strong FEA background utilizing various software including ABAQUS and ANSYS
  • Strong background with:
    • Fatigue and Fracture
    • Solid Mechanics
    • Thermal
    • Data Analytics
  • Experience in writing technical Papers and Research Reports
  • Able to travel domestically and potentially internationally

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website