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Lab Test Mechanical Desgner Engineer II

PDS Tech is seeking a Lab Test Mechanical  Design Engineer II for an open position in Savannah, GA

Position Purpose:
  • Performs engineering work related to the investigation and the solution of technical problems associated with research, design, development, service and manufacture of company aircraft.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Solves typical engineering problems within assigned discipline.
  • Provides technical assistance to engineering staff and contributes to completion of project milestones.
  • Responsible for a complex engineering assignment, or a full project of lesser complexity.
  • Follows established schedules while developing plans for engineering assignments.
  • Obtains appropriate level of supervisor approvals for work accuracy and adequacy.
  • Proficiently applies company/organization policies and procedures.
Additional Functions:
  • Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets customer requirements.
  • Maintains a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in assigned field of expertise.

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
  • 18 months related Engineering experience.
  • Experience credit will be considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years for Master's and 4 years for PhD in field applicable to the job position.

Other Requirements:

  • The level of technical skills and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.
  • Applies knowledge to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity, using a combination of judgment with defined practices and procedures.
  • Failure to achieve results, or erroneous decisions or recommendations, may cause delays in program schedules and/or allocation of additional resources.
  • Ability to convey technical concepts in both written and verbal formats.
  • Contacts are primarily within the organization, with occasional customer contacts on routine issues.
  • Works under general supervision for routine tasks of minor complexity.
  • With supervision/mentorship, can coordinate the activities for lower level engineering staff.

Unique Skills:
*Position is Hybrid Work Schedule (In-Office and Remote)*

  •  The Lab Test mechanical engineering team applies mechanical design practices to develop world class facilities for testing aircraft system integration.
  • Our engineers are responsible for transforming testing requirements into representative lab fixtures in support of development, certification, and troubleshooting of integrated aircraft systems.  
  • Labs include testing of aircraft flight controls, landing gears, electronic control systems, environmental control system, sensors, lights, and interiors.
  • company Lab Test department is the cornerstone of innovation where engineers can bring new technology from conceptual design to reality.
  • Engineers will be expected to utilize Catia extensively to create designs, work with our operations teams (welders, sheet-metal techs, machine shop, and materials/procurement), collaborate with testers and peers on the electrical and instrumentation design teams, and troubleshoot issues in the labs. There are opportunities to learn and work with instrumentation design as well as the electrical design teams for multi-disciplinary skills.


  • Mechanical or Aerospace Bachelors Degree
  • *Master Degree Graduates for May 2023 Accepted*


  • 3D Modeling (Catia preferred)
  • SmarTeam
  • Sheet-metal design
  • Machined part design (GD&T)
  • Welding practices
  • FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fixture Design
  • Structural Design

Job Number: 2310161820
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 02/21/2023
Last Updated: 03/28/2023
Attention: Clyde Callwood
Address: 3922 COCONUT PALM DR STE 100
City, State: TAMPA, FL 33601
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737

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