Top Three Skills:
Preferred: Cryogenics, Dewars, Vacuum, IR
* Design and develop mechanical components, tooling, and systems
in support of a variety of opto electronic programs and opto
electronic assembly tasks
* Use Solidworks for design work
* Develop manufacturing drawings and bills of material for
assemblies using standard drafting formatting
* Utilize a variety of different component manufacturing
technologies including 3D printing, machining, extrusion, etc.
based on requirements of design phase
* Work with engineering staff to assemble components and
assemblies when parts arrive
Work Environment: Smaller company feel.
Flexible hours Monday - Friday with some overtime.
Heavy R&D and Prototyping for government and commercial
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
experience (advanced degrees a plus)
5+ years of experience in a similar environment / role
Understanding and experience in implementing design for
Familiarity with cryogenic coolers, vacuum systems, infrared, or
opto-electronics highly preferred.
Familiarity and experience with 3D printing; both operating FDM
printers and using outside services
Familiarity with CNC machining operations and capabilities
Ability to develop and propose solutions to complex material and
Familiar with common hardware, components, materials, and
fabrication practices used to develop ruggedized hardware
Proficient at Solidworks and other CAD software
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
First Day Responsibilities:
Week 1: Start on a small project working on actual products.
Month 3: working on up to 3 projects at a time. Each project has
a turn around time of 12 - 24 weeks. These will be cutting edge
research projects that will turn into actual products.
1. Ability to turn around project quickly into a product and
meet customer deadlines.
2. Ownership of products from concept to completion - design,
simulate, build, test, etc.
3. Ability to turn a prototype into product.
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