Job Summary

Mechanical Integration Engineer

  • Location:
    San Diego, California
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  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Job Duties:

  • Lead system level design of payload and avionics integration using engineering principles to insure proper fit and function structurally, mechanically, electrically, and thermally when exposed to various environments.
  • Perform detailed design layout and analysis tasks to insure that hardware meets all requirements.
  • Interface with design and drafting personnel to obtain resources for detail design and drawing release.
  • Establish bill of materials.
  • Establish and track project schedules.
  • Interface with shop personnel to solve production problems and validate new designs.
  • Establish testing requirements for completed systems.
  • Perform various mechanical design tasks related to demonstrated competencies as directed.

Job Qualifications
Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.
Experience with the design of payload and avionics integration for aircraft in a small company environment.
Experience with design and fabrication of light-weight aircraft structures and components.
Experience with Creo (Pro-E) CAD software
Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.
Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
Must have excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and, lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.
Able to work extended hours as required.

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