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Mechanical Engineer

Hello. My name is Don Shell and I am a recruiter with 804 Technology. We are currently hiring a Mechanical Engineer for a client in Lutz, FL. This if a 6+ month contract opportunity paying between $58.00 to $70.00 an hour depending on experience. The job description is listed below and if you are interested and would like to know more, please call me at 817-800-0935 and email resumes to me at

Job Description:

The Mechanical Engineer must be a highly motivated, hands-on, self-driven team player that has the ability to perform in a dynamic prototyping environment. The preferred candidate will be able to bring a fresh perspective to the design team and have a strong desire for innovation. The preferred candidate will be a Mechanical Engineer with broad technical knowledge base to support the development and design of all facets of the flight simulator platform. The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Manager of Mechanical Engineering.

Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain electro-mechanical products, systems, and processes to support new and existing commercial and military aircraft flight simulator trainers.
Create new component parts, assemblies, and production drawings in 3D Solidworks CAD software
Alters and/or modify designs to meet specified functional and operational performance requirements
Review and evaluate existing mechanical design drawings and specifications
Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of your designs to ensure that equipment and systems are installed and functioning according to specifications
Create and present design engineering data for internal and customer design reviews
Research and analyze data, such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects
Keep current on future technologies and products to determine where and how such products can be incorporated into designs

Bachelor’s degree required in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 10 years of diverse mechanical design engineering experience required.
Experience working defense projects is preferred.
Must have expert level SolidWorks 3D CAD and 2D drawing experience. Must have used SolidWorks regularly within the last year and must be proficient.
Must have extensive, diverse design experience with large assemblies, machine design, electro-mechanical mechanism design, electrical packaging design and be very proficient designing sheet metal, machined and weldment parts, assemblies and installations.
Must have experience with detailed mechanical mechanism design including specifying bearings, gears, pullies, press fits, tolerancing, motors, couplings, and fasteners
Design for Manufacturing best practices including material selection, production processes, quality control, material costs and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods.
High degree of mechanical aptitude with ability to understand complex machinery both from a theoretical and practical standpoint
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Exceptional written and verbal communication
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Ability to work on multiple projects at once
Able to quickly adapt to change
Finite element analysis experience preferred
Experience with flight simulator engineering preferred

Don Shell
804 Technology
Technical Recruiter
C. 817-800-0935

804 Technology is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.
Job Number: 13-1
Job Location: Lutz, FL
Rate: $58.00 to $70.00
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 6+ months
Start Date: December 2023
Input Date: 11/15/2023
Last Updated: 11/28/2023
Firm Name: 804 TECHNOLOGY
Attention: Don Shell
Address: 5381 HIGHWAY N STE 201
City, State: COTTLEVILLE, MO 63304
Phone: 636/928-0330
Fax Phone: 636/530-3693

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