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Principal Opto-Mechanical Engineer (10-15+ yrs exp)

Description:
This position will contribute to the design of precision optical systems and tooling. Responsibilities include opto-mechanical of aerospace flight components and providing solutions to a variety of complex technical problems as assigned.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead and direct opto-mechanical engineering on projects through all phases of innovation and development
• Assume primary responsibility for the design, analysis, and documentation of opto-mechanical systems; these systems are typically deployed in an aerospace environment
• Direct the activities of other Engineers and provide technical direction to other stakeholders including Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality as necessary
• Provide technical content for proposals, estimate and track mechanical design costs, create schedule estimates, and make presentations to customers and company management.
• Ability to develop system level design trades to meet optical performance requirements.

Education/Certifications
• BS in Mechanical Engineering with 10 or more years related experience

Experience/Qualifications
• Have a thorough understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles, theories, and applications
• Demonstrates a solid understanding of optics and opto-mechanical best practices and basic understanding of the other engineering disciplines
• Experience in the mechanical design of mirrors, mirror flexure mounts and metering structures (telescopes).
• Experience in the mechanical design of stable platform gimbals
• Experience with performance error budgets of optical systems
• Able to clearly describe results in oral presentations and written reports
• Experience with FEA structural analysis (static and dynamic)
• Results-oriented with strong personal drive and personal ownership in meeting commitments
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Operate independently with limited supervision
• Impeccable ethics; maintains a positive and professional working environment
• Understanding of CREO (Pro-E) and PDMLink or similar CAD tool
• US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Advanced technical degree
• Finite Element Analysis using NASTRAN
 
Job Number: 1910107092
Job Location: Westford, MA
Rate: Very Competitive
Per Diem: split
Overtime: Yes
Duration: 2 years
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 10/04/2019
Last Updated: 10/18/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Stephanie Spolzino
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284
Email: sspolzino@pdstech.com
Website: www.pdstech.com

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