Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer (NX)

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Posting title
Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer (NX)

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 6 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Mechanical Engineer V

Job Description:
This is an opportunity to be a Mechanical Design Engineer in the Spacecraft Engineering Design group at JPL.
Some Challenge’s 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:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
• Mechanical design of spacecraft primary and secondary structures, mechanisms or optics.
• Engineering CAD (Computer-Aided Design) tools such as Siemens NX, CATIA or Creo.
• Creating engineering drawings using the ASME Y14.100-2017 standard.
• Creating detail drawings, assembly drawings, interface drawings and source control drawings.
• Geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.100-2017.
• 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.

Desired Skills:
• NX version 1899 or higher CAD modeling and drawing production skills
• Teamcenter version 12 or higher PLM data storage usage for product development

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