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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Job Title:
Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Four (4) years mechanical design experience related to DoD or aerospace systems test and evaluation programs

Ability to apply and implement material sciences, fabrication techniques, machinery design, and mechanical design engineering practices to design and detail mechanical test fixtures for load and life cycle testing components of various Army aviation and missile systems.  Design experience shall include precision close tolerance cast and machined components, fixturing, structural and sheet metal, and the application of pneumatic and hydraulic systems used in reciprocating and rotating machinery.  Working knowledge of ASME Y14.5 GD&T Standard.  Ability to read, interpret and convert MIL Standard TDPs into functional designs and CAD models.  Responsible for creating computer-aided design (CAD) solid modeling and technical data packages, at both the component and assembly levels.  Working knowledge and operational expertise of CAD solid modeling software applications to produce test fixture concepts through final designs and technical drawing packages.  Duties will include CAD modeling and TDPs produced using Autodesk Inventory software applications.  Can convert sketches, engineering criteria and/or conceptual descriptions into CAD models and technical data/specification packages ready for machining, fabrication and assembly of test fixture components, sub-assemblies and assemblies.  Ability to work directly with senior test project engineer, engineering staff and design support team personnel, as well as complete assigned design tasks independently.

Must be a U.S. Citizen; Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance.  B.S. Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from ABET accredited university.

Desired Qualification:  Working knowledge of mechanical design analysis methods including finite element structural analysis, statics and strength of materials highly desired.


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