Description: PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the Principal Mechanical Engineer -SSBI Clearance position located in El Segundo, CA. The selected candidate will conduct structural analysis for space payloads, evaluating RF and/or EO/IR hardware designs for static and dynamic strength, fatigue, durability, stiffness, thermoelastic behavior, and other system and sub-system level performance metrics.
Required Skills: • Minimum of 10 years of experience performing structural analysis for space structures. • Strong knowledge in the use of MSC NASTRAN/PATRAN • Expertise with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to convey highly technical material in a clear and concise format to a general audience • Ability to solve difficult problems through innovation and applying highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts • Active SSBI required
Desired Skills: • Knowledge of Pro-E • Ability to read detailed engineering drawings and specifications, including understanding of GD&T • Experience defining and evaluating system requirements
Required Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field from accredited university.
Desired Education: MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related field from accredited university.