The Senior Mechanical Designer will Utilize advanced CAD techniques to develop complex layout and design models and drawings utilizing theoretical and practical design knowledge, that meet company and industry standards and codes. Understands the materials and methods normally used within their discipline.
Prepare mechanical 3D models and engineering drawings consisting of complex arrangements, layouts, flow sheets, assemblies, isometrics, etc., from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information according to established drawing standards and procedures. Interpret and ensure conformance to applicable standards, codes, and company policies and procedures.
Conduct and/or participate in research, design, development and testing of mechanical hardware to include component modeling/analysis and tolerance analysis for designated products and/or customer applications.
Work closely with Engineers and other disciplines to ensure coordinated system designs.
Develop and design layouts of mechanical systems.
Ensure compliance with required safety factors, tolerances, and specifications.
Work closely with quality for drawing approval.
Apply standard drafting/design principles and theories ensuring compliance with applicable standards and codes.
Review supplier data and read and understand orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs for assessment of required specifications and/or system design utilization.
Review existing engineering designs/drawings for accuracy and modify as required.
Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.
Interact with vendors and manufacturing facilities to address manufacturability questions, issues, and potential design optimization.
Conduct prototype construction of machined assemblies and perform drawing verification. Teach technicians processes for production assembly.
Perform quality inspections on mechanical assemblies ensuring conformance to specifications and/or applicable drawings.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Education and Experience:
This position requires a 2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) is preferred, as well as 8+ years of relevant experience designing mechanical components and assemblies.
Demonstrated ability to produce 3D designs, fabrication drawings, detailed BOMs and processes.
Strong understanding of drafting and modeling standards.
Strong understanding of CAD and product data structure, configuration management practices, engineering change management practices, and Bills of Material.
Prior Caesar II or similar piping software a plus.
Prior NASA or similar project experience a plus.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in the MS Office suite of tools (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
Exceptional attention to detail and effective, personable communication skills.
Clearance: U.S. citizenship required. The candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret security clearance for this position.
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