A stress engineer specializes in analyzing the effects of stress or strain on a structure, which may be caused by gravity, air pressure, or another physical force. Stress engineers are most commonly hired in such fields as aerodynamics, flight, and space travel; in these fields, they typically assess which designs and materials are best suited to minimize the negative effects of stress on a craft as it performs its intended purpose.
Stress Engineer Tasks
Develop, create, and implement test procedures.
Create stress analysis packages including stress notes, formal certification reports, and design changes.
Perform structural analysis and analyze structural engineering data.
Provide input for improvement of department procedures, controls, flows and systems.