Groton, Connecticut, United States
USD 7k - USD 11k

Introduction:

Successful applicants will be highly motivated, innovative, self-starters with strong mechanical, technical, and problem-solving skills, and will have earned a BS/MS/PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related degree.

We work on exciting, technically challenging, research & development programs where multidisciplinary teams work closely to address difficult national security needs.


Responsibilities:

This position will allow applicants to collaborate with subject matter experts and make meaningful contributions to project teams and their objectives.

It will give applicants exposure to all parts of the R&D process, from first-principle analysis through to prototyping and testing of integrated systems.

This position will be responsible for supporting senior engineers with a variety of engineering tasks from design and development to assembly and testing of complex electromechanical systems.

A solid working knowledge of CAD software (e.g. SolidWorks) is required as well as standard office software skills (e.g. Microsoft Office).

A basic understanding of shop tools is desirable.

A successful applicant will possess good technical, problem solving, and communication skills, and they will be mentored by a professional engineer.


Tasking may include:

Design, analysis, and engineering of advanced prototype systems

Fabrication, assembly and laboratory testing of systems

Travel opportunities to help test equipment in the field

Requirements:

Required Attributes and Skills:

Experience with 3D CAD Software

Fundamental knowledge of materials, strengths, and statics analysis

Utilization of mechanical engineering principals to design mechanical elements

Ability to perform preliminary FEA on mechanical designs

General knowledge of mechanical hardware and common systems (gears, shafts, fasteners, etc.)

Ability to read and create mechanical fabrication drawings

Proficient with Microsoft Office suite


Desired Attributes and Skills:

Knowledge of engineering calculation tools (Mathcad, MATLAB, etc.)

Basic understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices

Experience with 3D printing technologies and software

Experience with microcontrollers (i.e., Arduino, Basic Stamp, Raspberry Pi)

Knowledge of software programming languages (e.g. JAVA, C#, C++, Python)

For more information about this job opportunity please contact our consultant.

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