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Mechanical Engineer

Company: PDS Tech, Inc.
Location: Lutz
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a Mechanical Engineer in Lutz, FL.Job Summary:

  • The Mechanical Engineer must be a highly motivated, hands-on, self-driven team player that has the ability to perform in a dynamic prototyping environment.
  • The preferred candidate will be able to bring a fresh perspective to the design team and have a strong desire for innovation.
  • The preferred candidate will be a Mechanical Engineer with broad technical knowledge base to support the development and structural design of all facets of the flight simulator platform.
  • The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Manager of Hardware Engineering. Job Responsibilities:
    • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain electro-mechanical products, systems, and processes to support new and existing commercial and military aircraft flight simulator trainers.
    • Create new component parts, assemblies, and production drawings in 3D Solidworks CAD software
    • Alters and/or modify designs to meet specified functional and operational performance requirements
    • Review and evaluate existing mechanical design drawings and specifications
    • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of your designs to ensure that equipment and systems are installed and functioning according to specifications
    • Create and present design engineering data for internal and customer design reviews
    • Research and analyze data, such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Establish and coordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule, and supply of materials required to maintain equipment and systems in prescribed condition
    • Assist with cost estimation and preparation of contract documents
    • Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects
    • Keep current on future technologies and products to determine where and how such products can be incorporated into designs Education/Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree required in Mechanical, Physics, Aerospace Engineering or related field.
      • Minimum 2 years of industry mechanical engineering or related technical experience required. Qualifications:
        • Ability to obtain security clearance required
        • Familiarity with:
        • Design engineering techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of 3D CAD parts, assembly models and 2D drawing packages. Solidworks experience and certification required.
        • Design for Manufacturing best practices including material selection, production processes, quality control, material costs and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods.
        • Welding, machining, sheet metal, composite, 3D printing, fastening manufacturing/fabrication processes a plus.
        • Finite element analysis a plus
        • High degree of mechanical aptitude with ability to understand complex machinery both from a theoretical and practical standpoint
        • Must have experience specifying proper manufacturing processes for new design fabrication including machining, welding, and sheet metal fabrication
        • Must have experience with detailed mechanical mechanism design including specifying bearings, gears, pullies, press fits, tolerancing, motors, couplings, and fasteners
        • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
        • Exceptional written and verbal communication
        • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
        • Ability to work on multiple projects at once
        • Able to quickly adapt to changePDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
          • Health insurance
          • Paid holidays
          • Weekly payroll
          • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
          • Completion Bonuses
          • Training
          • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$

Keywords: PDS Tech, Inc., Brandon , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Lutz, Florida

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