Mechanical Design Engineer

15+ years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/23/18
Huntsville, AL
15+ years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/23/18

The Mechanical Design team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks for structural design

and analysis of the Space Launch System (SLS) including the Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) and vehicle integration functions. We are searching for highly qualified candidate to support planning, execution, and integration of mechanical structural and testing in support of the SLS vehicle development.

Responsibilities

  • To be successful in this position, the applicant must be detail oriented, work independently and collaboratively, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:

    • Provide SLS Structures and Environments (STE) support in the mechanical structural design discipline for the SLS vehicle design.
    • Support ourMSFC customer’s Structural & Mechanical Design Branch (EV32). Specificresponsibilitiesinclude:
      • Independently prepare (or direct others in the preparation of) criteria, computations/analyses, specifications, cost estimates, and technical reports in a specific area of technical expertise.
      • Select and apply engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity.
      • Create 3D solid models and review 2D drawings.
      • Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.
      • Operates with general instructions; selected portions of work will be reviewed in detail to measure adequacy of approach execution, and presentation.

Qualifications

Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required.

Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 9 years of experience,

Masters with at least 13 years of experience, or BS with at least 15 years of experience.

Skills and experience should demonstrate:

  • Experience in launch vehicle structural dynamics analysis and test.
  • Experience as a senior engineer leading and working with teams and products needed to design, develop, analyze, integrate, simulate, and validate mathematical models of launch vehicle hardware and systems.
  • Expertise in complex system end-to-end development ranging from requirements development, environment definition, structural design, hardware integration, and flight verification that lead to flight certification.
  • Experience with launch vehicle elements, vehicle integration and analysis and with MSFC system engineering processes.
  • High proficiency in CREO 3-D CAD including, but not limited to large assembly management, 2-D drafting, and Windchill product lifecycle management.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning &Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M-1994)
  • Experience with product review and validation procedure such as ISO-9001.

The ability to apply knowledge and experience to timely completion of excellent products and services is required. Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and independent problem solving skills are required.

The Mechanical Design team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks for structural design

and analysis of the Space Launch System (SLS) including the Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) and vehicle integration functions. We are searching for highly qualified candidate to support planning, execution, and integration of mechanical structural and testing in support of the SLS vehicle development.

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