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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Velocity Works, LLC
Location: Mojave
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

About the Position:Join a dynamic and innovative team that is shaping the future of space exploration! Our client, a leader in space technology, is looking for one or more talented Structural/Mechanical Engineers to join their Mojave location. This position will play a crucial role in developing Xogdor, a cutting-edge vertical-takeoff vertical-landing rocket that will serve as a suborbital testbed for NASA, defense, and commercial customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, fabricating, integrating, and testing the rocket's physical components and systems, working closely with other departments within the company and its customers.Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience in design and analysis of prototype components and tooling
  • Expertise in Solidworks
  • Strong documentation and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with a wide range of materials and material processes
  • Knowledge of interfacing systems such as aerodynamics, GNC, thermal, electrical, and propulsion
  • Ability to analyze data from various sensors (strain gauges, thermocouples, pressure transducers, accelerometers, etc.)
  • Strong hand calculations and basic FEA skillsRequirements:
    • Solidworks skills beyond basic CAD work (drawing generation, FEA analysis, Flow Simulation, etc.)
    • Familiarity with best practices for bonding and fastening composite structures
    • Drawing generation & GD&T
    • Ability to assess components for manufacturability
    • Experience with additive manufacturing and hands-on fabrication experience (manual mill and lathe, CNC operation, welding processes)
    • Rocket launch conops
    • Must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual, or eligible to obtain required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State to conform to government export regulationsOur client offers a competitive salary range of $85,000 - $140,000, and a comprehensive total rewards package. If you are passionate about space exploration and have the skills and experience to contribute to this exciting project, we want to hear from you! Apply today and start your journey to the frontiers of space.About the Position"Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer looking for a new challenge? Our client, a leader in the space technology industry, is seeking a Structural/Mechanical Engineer to join their team in Mojave. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of developing Xogdor, a cutting-edge vertical-takeoff vertical-landing rocket that will play a crucial role in validating landing technologies for the Moon and beyond.As a Structural/Mechanical Engineer, you will have the chance to design, fabricate, integrate and test various components and systems of the rocket. You will also work closely with other departments and customers, ensuring the successful development of Xogdor. This is a chance to bring your expertise to the table and make an impact on the future of space technology.Our client is at the forefront of the industry, having built and flown reusable rockets for nearly two decades and working directly with NASA, defense and commercial customers. If you are passionate about space and have a desire to push the boundaries of technology, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for."Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Velocity Works, LLC, Lancaster , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Mojave, California

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