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Sr. Mechanical Systems Design Engineer Job ID 204182

PDS Defense, Inc. is seeking a Sr. Mechanical Systems Design Engineer in Tehachapi, CA.

Pay Rate Range: $75-485 per hour DOE.

Job Description:
The Senior Mechanical Systems Design Engineer will take technical lead on specific projects identified by the Engineering Manager. I will assist the engineering manager in coaching other mechanical engineers to develop design skills and work the departmental processes. Researches and develops ideas for new products and systems. Must be a U.S. citizen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Plays an integral role in all aircraft systems (fuel, hydraulic, electrical, landing gear, etc.) designs for the Advanced Design team
* Perform aircraft conceptual and preliminary systems design and analysis
* Perform trade studies (weight, performance, systems sizing)
* Create engineering designs, layouts, and drawings for aircraft functional systems
* Lead a team of designers/draftsmen to complete engineering drawing packages
* Complete designs using Catia/Solidworks design software
* Knowledge of manufacturing - hands-on experience with tube assemblies, ducts, harnesses, part fabrication and assembly processes a plus
* Composite knowledge a plus
* Working knowledge of GD&T
* Problem-solving skill sets
* In-depth understanding of maintaining complex Bills of Material
* Pursues all cost-saving opportunities to maximize project profitability
* Performs critical path analysis and prepares and implements work-around plans to ensure the successful completion of projects
*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time

Experience and Skills
Education, Experience, and Qualifications:
* Degree in mechanical engineering or related
* 10+ years of experience in related field
* Extensive experience in a similar role, ideally within military/aerospace or similar industry
* Supervisory experience
* Collates cost data relating to the mechanical design
* Ensures the mechanical design functionally meets the user's requirements
* Produces designs to specified deadlines and achieves the required timescales
* Sets an example to the other members of the mechanical design team on how to manage designs
* Confident, proactive character, ability to take the lead in challenging situations
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Good IT skills
* Critical thinking along with active listening
* Committed to undertaking professional development
* CATIA V5 / Solidworks (10,000+ hours minimum)
* GD&T experience
* Self-starting team player with the ability to work tight deadlines
* Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship)
* Secret Clearance Active/Eligible Desired
* Holds and able to maintain a valid U.S. Driver's license
* Must pass a pre-placement drug screen and background investigation

* Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods - 9 hours minimum
* Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs unassisted
* May be exposed to high-level noise, dust, vibration, and chemical fumes (within OSHA limits)
* Continuous use of both hands, including grasping, pulling, and pushing
* Walking and balancing on even and uneven surfaces
* Must be able to stoop, kneel, climb, bend, crawl, and be able to reach overhead and below the shoulder
* Able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment

Job Benefits
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage
* Life/ADD & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
* 401(k) Savings Plan
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
* Paid Time-Off (PTO)
* Holidays
* Education Reimbursement
Job Number: 204182
Job Location: Tehachapi, CA
Rate: $75-$85 per hour DOE
Per Diem: NO
Overtime: YES
Duration: Direct Hire
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 01/25/2024
Last Updated: 02/07/2024
Firm Name: TAD PGS INC
Attention: Maria Gomez
Address: 12062 VALLEY VIEW ST STE 108
City, State: GARDEN GROVE, CA 92845
Phone: 657/250-1893
800 Phone: 800/261-3779

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