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Senior Design Engineer (Integrated Systems)

PDS Tech is currently seeking a Senior Design Engineer (Integrated Systems) for our client in San Carlos, CA


Our client is seeking a highly organized, passionate individual to join our Testing Team. As part of this team, you will design hardware to assemble, install, and perform validation and verification testing of flight critical components and systems for VTOL electric aircraft. Work may include detailed CAD design of parts and subassemblies, hands-on prototyping, and integration of components into designs, on the fly modifications of systems to match modifications on the flight hardware, etc.

Design of hardware to assemble, install, and perform validation and verification testing of flight critical components and systems. This will require working closely with the Airframe and Actuators, Propulsion and Avionics, and Software teams, to capture the nuances of the components, system architectures, and operating conditions, that define the design requirements for these projects.
Develop full designs, drawing packages, BOMs, and assembly instructions for the above projects. Additionally, procure hardware from suppliers, and coordinate manufacturing with internal shops.
Lead integration of designs and ensure that the systems meet the design requirements set out from the beginning. This may involve on-the-fly modifications of designs to keep up with modifications to the hardware to be assembled, installed, or tested.
Create and implement tools to maximize Design Team productivity.
Qualifications - External
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant discipline
2+ years of work experience in relevant industry
Strong engineering knowledge and instincts
Excellent problem solving
Strong communication and social skills. The ability to work with many different people and manage working relationships
Hands-on attitude
Proficiency in Computer Aided Design, and engineering drawing creation
Experience in mechanical design and fabrication of heavily loaded components and structures, as well as high-precision components.
Experience with design and fabrication of weldments, hydraulic systems, and pneumatic systems.
Hands on machine shop skills using lathe, mill, welder, and other machine shop equipment.
Experience with project execution from initial concept development through to final commissioning of system.
Experience in machine control panel wiring and design
Pursuant to various local, state, and federal regulations, you must show proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your start date. Exemption requests are available for bona fide religious and medical circumstances.

4+ years of work experience in relevant industry
Experience with Dassault Systems CAD, specifically using Generative Shape Design, Part Design and Assembly Design
Experience designing aerospace test equipment
Experience with design of automated hardware, including sensor selection and implementation
Experience with PLC programming and controller development for industrial equipment
Experience with hardware in the loop testing
Experience designing aircraft flight hardware and/or ground support equipment
Experience with High Voltage systems
Aircraft homebuilding or rapid prototyping experience is a plus
Experience with aircraft FAA certification processes
Job Number: 2210150912
Job Location: San Carlos, CA
Rate: Open
Per Diem: Split
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 6 mos
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 05/06/2022
Last Updated: 06/28/2022
Attention: Joe Cairney
660 SW 39TH ST STE 215

City, State: RENTON, WA 98057
Phone: 206/763-2840
800 Phone: 800/678-8644
Fax Phone: 206/763-3283

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