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Mechanical Engineer Electronics Packaging
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Mechanical Engineer-Electronics PackagingJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time SalaryJob 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.
We have an exciting career opportunity in our electronics packaging group for a mid-level Mechanical Engineer. Projects include working on laser subsystems and optical components state-of-the-art radar and sensors electronic warfare technologies and secure communication links. Using your skills you will create innovative designs determining feasibility and validating designs using modern analysis tools and test methods. You could be involved in various stages of the product including planning developing requirements executing conceptual preliminary and final designs supported by hand calculations and computer generated analyses creating drawings and supporting documentation presenting at reviews monitoring fabrication and assembly system verifications integration experimental test and evaluation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Supports mechanical engineering and project engineering in the analysis investigation development and resolution of engineering challenges.
+ Performs a variety of complicated tasks including mechanical design development tolerance analysis structural analysis thermal analysis generating 3D CAD part and assemblies and engineering drawings. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
+ Will work on aerospace systems high energy lasers electro-optical and opto-mechanical systems and other complex systems. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
+ Ensures design and procurement documents are in place to support purchasing of components and assembly of systems.
+ Documents findings and implements solutions and communicates results to engineering staff program management and customers as required.
+ Performs functional testing of equipment and systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles.
+ Represents the organization in technical review boards and customer meetings as a member of the engineering project subsystem providing solutions/status to technical problems associated with specific projects.
+ Ability to work with designers or lower-level engineering staff to support successful product development and procurement.
+ Schedules tasks and estimates scope of work to assist with planning of future projects.Job Qualifications:
+ Typically requires a bachelors degree masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.
+ Previous experience in Solidworks ANSYS optical systems opto-mechanics electronics packaging for military/aerospace applications is preferred.
+ Requires an understanding of engineering concepts principles and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.
+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
+ Good communication computer training documentation oral and written presentation and interpersonal skills are required.
+ Must be able to work independently and as part of a team adhering to established protocol and procedures. adhering to established protocol and procedures.
+ Must possess the skills and ability to design and develop complex mechanical hardware from concept through procurement assembly and test.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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