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Mechanical Engineering - Cleared Contractor

  • ID: 488622
  • Posted: 7/21/2021
  • Location: Palm Bay, FL
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for a Mechanical Engineering - Cleared Contractor for our Client located in Palm Bay, FL.
  • This position will be responsible for providing Mechanical Engineering support to customer-funded programs and internal research efforts within our Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Division of Client Corporation.
  • Our Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance solutions serve a broad array of government, civil, and commercial customers by enhancing information superiority, contributing to our national security and providing actionable data for the protection of property and human life.
  • We specialize in high-reliability airborne and space-based remote sensing payloads that offer active and motion imaging and data processing, exploitation and dissemination. We also provide solutions that map and monitor the earth for a variety of commercial and governmental users.
  • Mechanical Engineer to perform design, development, analysis, and manufacturing tasks on complex mechanical hardware including precision space structures and mechanisms in a program team environment.
  • Program support and technical leadership over requirements definition, concept generation, material and finish selection, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and detailed design, design sensitivity and tolerance analysis, design documentation, Bill of Materials (BOM) management, and assembly/integration and testing.
  • Candidate have good proficiency in 3D modeling, design for manufacturing, and ability to work independently or within a multi-disciplined team environment.
  • Design high-precision and complex Space Antenna hardware as part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT). Hardware variety spans machined components, composite structures, deployable mechanisms, reflector-shaping support structure, and thermal blankets
  • Leverage high reliability, flight-proven, heritage design concepts in order to produce high quality designs within an aggressive timeline
  • Create/modify CAD models using top-down modeling (skeleton) techniques
  • Interface with outside suppliers/customers and other engineering disciplines to drive designs to closure (Structural, Thermal, Electrical, Manufacturing, Performance, Quality, Configuration Management).
  • Present design details at program reviews to customers and independent reviewers.
  • Develop and perform testing to show proof-of-concept and qualification of new designs.
  • Support production operations with design of tooling, test equipment, and shop aids.
  • Provide regular status updates to Program Management and Project Engineers on cost and schedule performance.
Pay and Benefits:                                                                                                    
  • The salary for this position is $ 58.03 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor"s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years" experience in developing 3D models of aerospace structures and mechanisms
  • Minimum of 5 years" experience in developing space borne mechanical structures or mechanisms
  • Minimum of 2 years" experience leading a team of engineers and designers through engineering process from ideation through detailed design

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Good proficiency in design and 3D modeling of solids, surfaces, and assemblies (Creo, NX, Catia, Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor)
  • Good proficiency in creation of 2D engineering drawings - geometrical dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5 standards
  • Familiarity with structural analysis (FEA) of parts/assemblies
  • Professional experience related to the design and manufacture of spaceborne hardware
  • Experience in design of space-based mechanical structures, electronics packaging or mechanisms, along with engineering drawing development
  • Experience in leading engineering teams from conceptual through detailed design phases.
  • Experience building hardware in a high reliability environment, working with technicians
  • Experience interfacing with machinist and designing parts for ease of manufacturing processes
  • Good familiarity with component level, sub-assembly level, and assembly level product testing.
  • Proficiency with root cause corrective action (RCCA) tools (e.g. 5 why, fishbone)
  • Proficiency with risk management and mitigation tools such as Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Experience serving on a Material Review Board (MRB) - evaluate and disposition non-conforming hardware.
  • Development of rework and structural repair procedures.
  • Capable of serving as a design lead and integrated product team lead (IPTL). Leading and supporting program design reviews (PDR, CDR).
  • Familiarity with ISO 9000/AS-9100 Quality Management Systems.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing, 5S, and Six Sigma fundamentals.
  • Proficiency with fundamentals of project management (e.g. budget, schedule, technical execution, risk management).
  • Good proficiency in MS project scheduling.
  • Proficiency working with a product data manager (PDM) software, and familiarity with configuration management best practices.
  • Training and mentoring of new hires and junior engineering staff members.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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