Mechanical Engineer in Pasadena, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer
Pasadena, CA
Direct Hire
Up to $160k a year
Job Description:

Candidates to be considered will be highly experienced in complex mechanical design and fabrication of telescopic structures including mounting systems, support, and mirrors. This position will be heavily focused on the review of existing designs to maintain overall requirement and function; identify possible issues and promote solutions through custom design. The Mechanical Engineer will be an integral player to the design concept of subsystem interfaces and design solutions.
Will also be a key decision maker in the review process during fabrication with only general supervision. Candidates must be able to perform at a high-level during presentations in front of cross-functional, team panels with high literacy in technical report writing.
Required Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience working in the design of dynamic telescope structures; previous experience with telescopes is a must.
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Physics with relevant work experience.
  • Previous experience working on large scale construction projects.
  • Working knowledge of motors, bearings, brakes, and drives.
  • Proficient in use of 3D CAD modeling of design concepts using Solid Works software.
  • Working knowledge of structural steel, concrete, and aluminum.
  • Experience with finite element modeling and analysis (FEM/FEA).
  • Working knowledge of and practical application of the ASME Y14.5M Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards.
  • Experience in creating and reading design drawings from the conceptual level through fabrication/shop phases.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a group setting.
  • Experience and ability to prepare documents, reports, and oral presentations.
Bonus/Soft Skills:
  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Direct, concise communication
  • Ability to simplify complex, technical concepts for non-technical counterparts
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

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