• Mechanical Design Engineer - Engines

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Category
    Blue Engines
    Job ID
    2811
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and empowered team, you will lead the design, development and test of cutting edge rocket propulsion technology.  This hands-on position involves you in all aspects of advanced design, analysis, build, test and flight operations.  Utilizing a wide breath of engineering skills and strategic technology initiatives, you will be responsible for delivery of engineering solutions that satisfy the harsh requirements necessary in propulsion systems.  Mechanical design needs range from static components and systems to complex mechanisms under extreme temperatures, pressures and flight environments.  This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

    Responsibilities

    • Participate in the entire design cycle, including conceptual and detailed design, thermo-fluid modeling, structural analysis, development testing and qualification
    • Generate component and assembly drawings with application of GD&T per ASME Y14.5
    • Create documentation for assembly and testing of development and flight hardware
    • Participate in fluid component and subsystem level testing including planning, execution, data reduction and analysis
    • Develop project development plans, schedules and cost estimates 

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering
    • 3+ years of experience with component and/or complex system design
    • Proficiency in 3D CAD programs (Creo Pro/E preferred)
    • Experience with GD&T analysis (ASME Y14.5)
    • Detailed knowledge of pressurized systems and fluid components
    • Experience with leak and flow testing of hardware using cryogenic fluids and high pressure gases
    • Knowledge of fabrication, inspection and quality control relative to manufactured components
    • Working knowledge of materials and treatments
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

    Desired

    • Knowledge in the use of FEA analysis tools (ANSYS preferred)
    • Familiar with ASME Y14.100 and Y14.41
    • Hands-on experience with machining, welding, and building

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