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Mechanical Systems Design & Analysis Engineer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Systems Design & Analysis Engineer in Kennedy Space Center, FL.


  • This position leads the development and maintenance of engineering product definition.
  • Oversees the development of design layouts and the modification of existing designs to satisfy customer and production requirements.
  • Develops engineering product definition to establish the primary structures system design for satellite product lines including primary structures, deployable structures and antenna/feed/horn structures, assemblies, wire harness and electro-mechanical products based upon Company requirements and parameters.
  • Coordinates development of engineering product definition with internal/external parties to ensure compliance with applicable standards, requirements and design parameters as well as product functionality.
  • Integrates work statement, work scope and work transfer packages with internal and external customers to requirements.
  • Oversees, directs and integrates the completion of product definition across internal and external business partners and products to provide a functional end-product.
  • Investigates and resolves complex manufacturing process or engineering related issues.
  • Verifies accuracy of engineering data produced by others.

Primary job duties:

  • Supports team to develop, maintain and modify structures/payload system, component and wire harness designs, using 3-D Computer Aided Design tools (UG NX required), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T – ASME Y14.5M) standards and/or other design methods, to drive product definition with other engineering groups, production operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Candidates will use Engineering Design Release System (EDRS).
  • Supports and leads performance, integration and analysis of tests to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.
  • Supports supplier development, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals.
  • Assists with investigation of emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements.
  • Supports definition of mechanical, structural, environmental design and integration requirements for the S/C and its constituent assemblies and components including both flight and non-flight (GSE) hardware.
  • Supports definition of spacecraft drawing/model tree and assignment, general arrangement drawing/model, and all Interface Control Dwg/Models including but not limited to Moving Mechanical Assemblies (MMAs).
  • Supports and maintains drawing/modeling requirements, standards and flow-down thereof.
  • Supports definition of design standards required for design-analysis integrated models.
  • Supports definition of mechanical design trade space and closure criteria.
  • Supports definition and execution on CCCP (Critical Clearance Control Plan) including definition and verification of CCCL (Critical Clearance Control List activities).
  • Supports approval of manufacturing and integration plan, Digital Mock-Up (DMU) and Virtual Manufacturing (VM) simulation reviews.
  • Supports approval of design reviews, test plans and procedures, critical planning procedures.

If interested call Michael at 813-426-9917 or email resume to:
  • Bachelor's degree with 14 or more years' experience, Master's degreee with 12 or more years' experience or PhD with 9 or more years' experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
  • If interested call Michael at 813-426-9917 or email resume to:

Job Number: 1910099256
Job Location: Orlando, FL
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 06/03/2019
Attention: Michael Coonce
Address: 3922 COCONUT PALM DR STE 100
City, State: TAMPA, FL 33601
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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