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Engineering Designer Mechanical Systems
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Engineering Designer (Mechanical Systems)Job Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time HourlyJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Under general supervision with limited review this position is responsible for providing technical design solutions for a range of difficult design problems for structural products and components of products using computer-aided design (CAD) equipment and technical engineering software such as ProEngineer CATIA and IDEAS. Assignments are normally outlined in terms of objectives and anticipated results. Work is reviewed at milestones for adequacy in meeting objectives. Responsible for documenting findings communicating results to engineering staff and may make technical design presentations as required. Typically has frequent intra-organizational contact and may have some customer contact. May provide direction to less experienced designers and support staff.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Develops design solutions for assigned structural products and components.
+ Interacts with engineering staff on design concepts and progress.
+ May be assigned design responsibility for a major portion of a project or program.
+ Develops layouts sketches and blueprints and may investigate design factors such as damage tolerance durability and structural modeling.
+ Details related structural assemblies mechanisms and devices.
+ Validates conformity to design standards and specifications and identifies design errors and other deficiencies and recommends changes.
+ Provides documentation identifies design issues and makes technical design presentations to engineering staff and customers as required.
+ Remains current in CAD techniques and any applicable state of the art engineering design software applications.
+ May direct the activities of less experienced designers and support staff.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.Job Qualifications:
+ Typically requires an Associates degree or a certificate from a recognized organization indicating completion of training in ProEngineer CATIA or IDEAS design software plus ten or more years of progressive experience utilizing CAD software with at least two of those years spent utilizing ProEngineer CATIA or IDEAS engineering design software. Additional work experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
+ Must have a complete understanding and wide application of engineering design concepts and drawing principles including ANSI Y4.15 and demonstrate a very high skill level using one or more technical engineering software applications.
+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
+ Must be able to organize schedule and coordinate work phases and provide innovative solutions to a range of highly complex problems.
+ Must have excellent communication computer documentation presentation and interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
+ Must be able to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ Must have the ability to perform very complex engineering design tasks while providing direction to less experienced design staff. Able to work extended hours as required.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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