Sr. Opto - Mechanical Design Engineer

Level 3 Communications, Inc   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Telecommunications


8 - 10 years

Posted 132 days ago

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The Sr. Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer is part of a multi-disciplinary design team developing advanced laser range finders and laser designators for use in military airborne, maritime and ground vehicle applications.


  • Design specialized military sighting and laser ranging/designating systems using Solidworks to generate 3D models, 2D Manufacturing Prints and bills of materials (BOM).
  • Ability to perform classical thermal and structural analysis as well as FEA/CFD analysis such as ANSYS, Nastran or SW Simulation
  • Be Technically Innovative and Efficient!
  • Read, interpret and create technical drawings and computer-generated reports
  • Research, analyze, design and evaluate existing mechanical products and equipment,
  • Implement operating procedures and provide technical information about mechanical products
  • Follow project from concept through production
  • Work with other engineers, technicians, manufacturing and quality engineers in a team environment.
  • Interfaces with Business Development, customers and suppliers in technical areas
  • Occasional travel to customer and supplier sites, and other L3 locations as needed.
  • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that specified quality standards are met for all tasks completed.
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values.
  • Performs job duties in a manner that maintains compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures



  • Minimum of BS Degree in Mechanical or Opto-Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Advanced degreepreferred.
  • Strong background in mechanical engineering, mounting of optical components and packaging for the military market
  • 7+ years in a similar capacity
  • Intimate knowledge of mechanical analysis, validation/verification, new product introduction, design for manufacturability in the military or aerospace market dealing with optical systems and components.
  • Capable of working in an environment that is fast-paced, demanding, with a focus on problem resolution and Six Sigma-based process improvement