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Mechanical/Structural Engineer III / IV - Active Security Clearance

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-276677
Location:   Roseville, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 08, 2018
 
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Job Description:
  • Requires an active U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level, and able to maintain.
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship.

 

Works Mechanical/Structures design and development projects and provides solutions to difficult engineering problems.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Mechanical/Structures Engineers.  Each level of Mechanical/Structures Engineer has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

 

  • Manages effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Understands customer requirements and prepares designs in accordance with customer and derived requirements.
  • Prepares formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, specifications, parts lists, interface control documents, test procedures, etc.).
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports system testing, trouble shooting, and problem resolution. 
  • Supports flight testing, data reduction, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Prepares test plans and reports.
  • Follows safety precautions.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.

Mechanical/Structures Engineer III

  • Acts as the Lead Mechanical/Structures Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director for Mechanical/Structures sub-assemblies and assemblies when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review and technical interchange material to customers.
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-II Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that Mechanical/Structures requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Supports business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.
  • Monitors and reports on customer satisfaction in relation to projects.

 

Mechanical/Structures Engineer IV

  • Acts as the Lead Mechanical/Structures Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Plans projects and executes to the plan with attention to detail.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Mechanical/Structures Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that Mechanical/Structures requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Manages the engineering teams effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Reports project status periodically (actual budget/schedule vs. proposed budget/schedule).
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-III Mechanical/Structures Engineers.

 

Other Job Functions (all levels)

  • Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

None 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED (all levels):   

 

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules
  • Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties
  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel
  • Demonstrated passion for customer satisfaction.

 

 

 

 

Experience and Skills:

 

Each successive level of Mechanical/Structures Engineer builds on the identified education and experience listed for the previous level(s) of Mechanical/Structures Engineer

Mechanical/Structures Engineer III

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Structures Engineering preferred).
  • 6 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

 

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 3+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

 

Mechanical/Structures Engineer IV

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Structures Engineering preferred).
  • 11 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

 

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 6+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and manufacturing environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Frequent outside contact with customers and suppliers.
  • May travel to support new business development and customer maintenance.
  • May work extended hours or weekends and travel occasionally.
  • Requires an active U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level, and able to maintain.
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship.

Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   More than 5 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP