Job Responsibilities:

• 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 participating 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

• Experience and knowledge in the following areas:

o Mechanical design of spacecraft primary and secondary structures and mechanisms

o Engineering CAD (Computer-Aided Design) tools such as; Siemens NX, CATLA, or Creo

o Creating engineering drawings using the ASME Y14.100-2013 standard

o Geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.5-2009

o Application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in solving mechanical engineering problems

o Adept at performing trade studies and developing conceptual configurations

o Aerospace fabrication process

o Aerospace material selection

o PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) tools such as Teamcenter, Enovia or Windchill