Senior Mechanical Engineering Designer

General Atomics and Affiliated Companies - San Diego, CA (30+ days ago)4.0


Job ID#: 19224BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineering Designer
Job Category: Engineering
City: San Diego
State: California
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Job Summary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We got an exciting opportunity for an experienced Designer to assist in the development of linkages, mechanical assemblies, customizeable modification kits, and surfacing designs. This dynamic role plays an integral part in the development of next generation remotely piloted aircraft. Become part of our winning team in Poway, CA by applying today!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform computer assisted engineering and design tasks (primarily with metals, but understanding with composites needed) in support of Unmanned Air Vehicles.
Interact with lead engineers to develop conceptual system level layouts, detail designs, and detail drawings in CREO and NX Unigraphics.
Establish critical interface requirements, select materials and finishes, and establish fabrication methods.
Prepare first article designs and drawings for fabrication.
Support tooling concepts as needed.
Establish bills of materials.
Perform various mechanical design tasks related to demonstrated competencies as directed.
Support large assembly model management in CREO and/or NX CAD package.

Job Qualifications
Typically requires an Associates degree or a certificate from a recognized organization indicating completion of training in CREO and/or NX, design software plus thirteen or more years of progressive experience utilizing CAD software with at least five of those years spent utilizing CREO and/or NX, or related engineering design software. Additional education may be substituted in lieu of work experience.
Must have a complete and thorough understanding of engineering design concepts and principles and possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly, applying them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
Must be able to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases.
Must also be able to determine the appropriate approach at the task level or at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex and diverse problems.
Must have strong communication, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, and excellent computer skills.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team and be able to work extended hours as required.

Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? No