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Lead VTVL Structures & Mechanisms Engineer

Company: Velocity Works, LLC
Location: Mojave
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

About the Position:Velocity Works is excited to be recruiting on behalf of a leading space robotics company, who shall remain unnamed. Our client is on a mission to make space accessible to the world and is pioneering affordable planetary access that promises to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization, and mining. The company is seeking an experienced aerospace engineer to join their Propulsion and Test Programs team, with a focus on the Xogdor Flight Test Vehicle.Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in aerospace engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in mechanical design and/or test for a VTVL or comparable vehicle
  • Experience with composite materials, layup schedules, mold design, post-processing, etc.
  • Hands-on fabrication experience
  • Strong working knowledge of industry-standard 3D CAD tools (SolidWorks required)
  • Strong working knowledge of lightweight structures and mechanisms
  • Experience in assembly and integration and testing
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 standard and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and intrinsic motivationRequirements:
    • Lead the VTVL structures and mechanisms team, direct day-day tasking and activities, mentor junior engineers
    • Design mechanical components to meet requirements
    • Work with every other subsystem to ensure systems-level thinking in the design
    • Assist in developing mechanical systems, test procedures, and requirements verification and validation
    • Provide design analysis and test data to other team members
    • Develop fabrication procedures and instructions working with the integration team
    • Provide technical guidance to fabricators and other technicians
    • Adapt and thrive in a dynamic highly technical environmentDesired Skills & Qualifications:
      • B.S. Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
      • Experience with startups or new space companies
      • Experience leading teams of engineers and technicians in a development and/or test environment
      • Experience with VTVL mechanics and mechanisms
      • Experience with welding and manufacture of thin-walled pressure vesselsSalary Range:$130,000 - $170,000. The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated salary range for this position. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors including individual performance, business objectives, and the candidates professional experience. Base salary is just one component of our client's competitive total rewards strategy.Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to be a part of a leading space robotics company and take your aerospace engineering career to new heights! Apply now with Velocity Works.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Velocity Works, LLC, Lancaster , Lead VTVL Structures & Mechanisms Engineer, Engineering , Mojave, California

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