Remote Mechanical Engineer V

  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #72912

A Mechanical Design Engineer V position just opened up in Pasadena, CA at the JPL/NASA facility. In this role you will be responsible in creating complex CAD models, assemblies and engineering drawings utilizing the Siemens NX. You must have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 12 years of related experience or equivalent and be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Location: Pasadena, CA 91109 (can be remote 5 days a week)
Position: Mechanical Design Engineer
Pay Rate: $80+/hr DOE
Duration: 36 months
Flexible work schedule: 9/80 (You’ll be working 80 hours over 9 days, instead of the traditional 10; So for example, you may work 9-hour days Monday through Thursday, and on Fridays, you either work an 8-hour day or take regular day off.)
We do offer paid time offs, holidays, 401k, medical, dental, and vision

Job Description:
This is an opportunity to be a Mechanical Design Engineer in the Spacecraft Engineering Design group at JPL, which engages in the engineering and design of advanced spacecraft and robotic mechanisms for exploration of the solar system.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle:

  • Performing as a Design Engineer for JPL on a spacecraft, instrument or robotic project.
  • Creating complex CAD models, assemblies and engineering drawings.
  • Working with world class engineers and participate on teams in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Developing and running configuration trades on the mechanical system of a spacecraft project.
  • Interfacing with space science experts, analysts, manufacturing engineers, and project staff.
  • Performing conceptual spacecraft design for feasibility and cost estimates of future missions.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 12 years of related experience, Masters with 10 years of related experience and a PhD with 8 years of related experience.

Experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Mechanical design of spacecraft primary and secondary structures and mechanisms.
  • Engineering CAD (Computer-Aided Design) tools such as Siemens NX, CATIA or Creo.
  • Creating engineering drawings using the ASME Y14.100-2013 standard. Creating detail drawings, assembly drawings, interface drawings and source control drawings.
  • Geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.5-2009.
  • Application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in solving mechanical engineering problems.
  • Adept at performing trade studies and developing conceptual configurations.
  • Aerospace fabrication processes.
  • Aerospace material selection.
  • PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) tools such as Teamcenter, Enovia or Windchill.

About our client:
Our client is a research and development lab federally funded by NASA and managed by Caltech. Manages many of NASA's robotic missions exploring Earth, the solar system, and our universe.

This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.
About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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