The Mechanical Engineering Group provides innovative design solutions for advanced technology prototypes. Example projects include laser communication, high energy lasers, optical sensors, biological agent detectors, and large radar antennas, for systems deployed on ground, maritime, air; and space; borne platforms. The group has expertise in precision engineering, opto; mechanics, mechanisms, electronics packaging, large structures, highly efficient lightweight structures, composite materials, and additive manufacturing. The group is the Engineering Division’s center for 3D CAD design and data management and is involved in every step of program execution from conceptual design to system integration and test. This requisition is for a Mechanical Design Engineer to participate in the design of said systems.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, under the direction of a customer Technical Project Manager. Responsibilities will include mechanical design and analysis of test fixtures, in addition to developing and overseeing the mechanical assembly and environmental test of high reliability electronic, electro-optic and optomechanical systems. Environmental tests will include vibration, shock, and thermal vacuum testing. Responsibilities will include verifying that all assembly and test operations are executed as required by procedures, documenting discrepancies and assisting with problem and failure resolution. Candidates must be enthusiastic, innovative and motivated self–starters able to work independently, or as part of a group. They must possess strong oral and written communication skills and must be able to present status/results to internal and external audiences. The position may require travel to meetings and field sites.
• Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering plus 1 year of minimum relevant experience in mechanical design, assembly and environmental testing of high reliability electronic, electro-optic, mechanisms, or optomechanical systems for DoD or aerospace applications.
• Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.
• Engineers with only commercial or industrial product experience will not be considered.
• Active Secret
• Experience with Creo Elements Direct Modeling or SolidWorks 3D CAD software preferred.
• Experience conducting environmental tests, including vibration, shock, and thermal vacuum testing, is preferred.
WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO
• Location: Lexington, MA
• Travel: Non-Anticipated
• Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)
• Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI).
This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.
Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, LTD. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by federal, state, and/or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting; hiring; placement; promotion; termination; layoff; recall; transfer; leaves of absence; compensation; and training.