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Mechanical Engineer

A Mechanical Engineer job in Palo Alto, CA is currently accepting applications. This is a contract position with our key aerospace client. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, analysis, prototype build, and testing of an actuated mechanism on the aircraft. To be considered for this role, you will have a B.S. Degree in Engineering along with at least five (5) years of experience with metallic component design and analysis, preferably mechanisms.

Mechanical Engineer Job Responsibilities:
* Apply understanding of load paths, design best practices, and mass/volumetric constraints to collaboratively design key propulsion mechanisms.
* Analyze components and systems using a combination of hand calculations and FEA.
* Generate engineering drawings for components and assemblies using GD&T.
* Maintain assembly CAD and release parts and drawings in PDM.
* Work closely with other teams (systems, certification, airframe, wire harness engineering, etc) and clearly communicate timelines, clearances, load paths, etc.
* Be responsible for hardware sizing and selection, including fasteners, bearings, and actuators. Work directly with suppliers to source hardware to meet requirements.
* Mentor junior mechanical engineers, and contribute to team resources and shared knowledge through participation in design reviews, generating how-tos, and setting an example of excellent work.
* Complete prototype builds and support testing of mechanisms to verify that designs meet requirements and specifications.

Mechanical Engineer Job Requirements:
* B.S. Degree in Engineering
* 5+ years of experience with metallic component design and analysis, preferably mechanisms
* CAD expert (NX preferred)
* Experience with a PDM system (Teamcenter preferred)
* GD&T experience
* Knowledge of FAA aircraft certification requirements for Part 23 aircraft
* Hands-on machine shop experience
* Demonstrated interest in aviation
* Mechatronics and actuation background

If you are interested in this Mechanical Engineer job in Palo Alto, CA, please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a leading provider of qualified personnel to many of the world's most respected enterprises. We offer excellent opportunities for contract/temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct assignments in the engineering, IT, and professional fields. We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at
Job Number: 317351
Job Location: Palo Alto, CA
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Input Date: 10/20/2021
Last Updated: 01/19/2022
Attention: ScottWatkins
City, State: West Region

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