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17 Injured by Bomb Attack on Tourist Bus Headed to Giza Pyramids

A bus carrying 25 tourists was struck by a bomb blast that injured at least 17 people. This is the second attack on tourists in the area in the past 6 months amid growing political tensions and violence.

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Structural/Blast Engineer Position

Stone Security Engineering (StoneSec) is an internationally recognized engineering consulting firm specializing in the protection of people, buildings, and structures from accidental and manmade hazards.  We focus on Extreme Loading (including blast, ballistics, vehicle ramming, and forced entry resistance) and safety, engineering, and design.  StoneSec has offices in New York City and the Washington DC Metro area and supports blast testing at the Stone-OBL Large-Scale Blast Test Facility outside of Bend, Oregon.

We are looking for a Structural/Blast engineer with 5 to 10 years of experience to work at our New York City office to support an array of projects including high-rise buildings in Manhattan, US Government buildings, UN and other NGO facilities worldwide, product development (doors, windows, blast resistant modules, etc), and blast testing. Seeking an engineer who is enthusiastic, hard-working, interested in working in a team environment, and who has an entrepreneurial spirit.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Science, or higher degree, in civil engineering with an emphasis on structural.
  • Between 5 and 10 years of experience including design and project management.
  • Works well in a team but does not require constant supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical staff, clients and contractors.
  • Experienced user of MS Office products and common engineering software such as SAP 2000, Matlab, etc.
  • Comfortable working directly with architects, contractors and other engineers.
  • Authority to work in in the US without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with dynamic and/or blast resistant analysis and design.
  • Computer coding.
  • Licensed Engineer, or able to obtain licensure within 1 year.
  • Green Card or US Citizen.

Testing Manager Position

Stone Security Engineering (StoneSec) is an internationally recognized engineering consulting firm specializing in the protection of people, buildings, and structures from accidental and manmade hazards.  We focus on Extreme Loading (including blast, ballistics, vehicle ramming, and forced entry resistance) and safety, engineering, and design.  StoneSec has offices in New York City and the Washington DC Metro area and supports blast testing at the Stone-OBL Large-Scale Blast Test Facility outside of Bend, Oregon along with selected ballistic and forced entry testing programs at the OBL Forced Entry and Ballistics Testing facilities in Salem, Oregon.

We are looking for a Testing Manager who will be responsible for the successful, timely, and on-budget execution of blast testing programs at the Stone-OBL Large-Scale Blast Test Facility and other assigned extreme loading programs at the OBL Ballistics and Forced Entry Testing facilities.  The Testing Manager will be supported by the technical and business development expertise of the blast/extreme loading and structural engineers of StoneSec.

We are looking for Testing Manager who is enthusiastic, hard-working, interested in working as part of a team, and who has an entrepreneurial spirit.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience with extreme loading testing programs.
  • Technical program management experience including managing teams of technical people.
  • Experience writing technical scope and fee proposals, testing plans, and test reports.
  • Works well in a team but does not require constant supervision.
  • Practical and flexible.
  • Strong organizational and logistics skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical staff, clients and contractors.
  • Able to travel both in-state and nationally.
  • US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction experience.
  • Business Development experience.
  • Security Clearance.

To apply, send your resume to info@stonesecurityengineering.com.