Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr Mechanical Engineer 2 for an open position in Carlsbad, CA. Responsibilities:
The candidate will work with Principle and Senior Mechanical, Optical and Electrical Engineers and contribute to the design, analysis and testing of complex optical and electrical systems for Government and Commercial products.
The candidate will apply knowledge of product domain, technology domain, processes, tools, methods, work flow and best practices for hardware development with primary emphasis on opto-mechanical design.
The candidate will possess fundamental skills for the design, test, and documentation of hardware of considerable complexity based on established design requirements and design approach.
The candidate may be expected to perform first order mechanical analysis (thermal, vibration, stress, etc.) of considerable complexity designs utilizing spreadsheets and possibly Finite Element Analysis software.
The candidate will develop understanding of how to incorporate the appropriate processes and tools into product development, resulting in increased product quality and customer satisfaction. The candidate will apply fundamental knowledge of mechanical fabrication processes, such as design-to-cost, component selection, engineering procurement, and engineering lab processes to the design and development of hardware.
Excellent knowledge of core concepts of the mechanical engineering field, such as thermodynamics, electronics, engineering design, tolerance analysis, and structural analysis -strong computer skills and be familiar with SolidWorks CAD software -strong conceptual, planning, problem-solving, and designing skills
Communication, teamwork and people skills are important as the candidate will be working closely with engineering, program management, and operations personnel.
Preferred: -Knowledge of Ansys is desired but not required