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Mechanical Design Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98007

Posted: 08/23/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Hardware Job Number: 18793

Position Title:  Mechanical Design Engineer


Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Bellevue, Washington for an experienced  Mechanical Design Engineer.

Job Requirements:
  • Perform engineering calculations and analyses to model and predict component/subsystem performance, including mechanical stress analysis, thermal analysis, steady-state and transient analysis, mechanical joint design, statistical tolerance stack analysis, etc
  • Perform first order hand calculations of the analysis tasks prior to conducting FEA analysis as necessary
  • Perform tolerance analysis as required to ensure intended assembly performance
  • Utilize laboratory and field test data to correlate and validate analytical models
  • Interface closely with the multidisciplinary experimental and computational teams to iterate on designs and validate models
  • Create fabrication drawings for component/sub-system and other mechanical assemblies
  • Play a role in the evaluation of next-generation designs and communicate parametric trade-offs and engineering constraints to the R&D and Engineering teams

Job Qualifications:
  • Master’ s Degree in Physics or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of mechanical design engineering experience
  • 3+ years of design and analysis of thermal systems experience
  • Solid understanding of heat transfer (conduction, convection, and radiation) and mechanics of materials
  • Good knowledge of mechanical systems and CAD
  • Hands-on experience using CAD tools (SolidWorks preferred) in the creation of complex  mechanical models, fabrication drawings and assembly drawings
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with thermal CFD and FEA using analysis tools such as Solidworks and ANSYS
  • Experience with utilizing laboratory and field test data to correlate and validate analytical models
  • Familiarity with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and its application toward the creation of fabrication drawings for mechanical parts
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work as part of a highly collaborative, dynamic, and diverse team

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with performing thermal design analyses for high-temperature processes and applications
  • Experience with performing thermal & mechanical modeling of braze assembly components
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Automotive, oil/gas, energy, aerospace and/or defense industry experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Laura Duarte

I have worked in Technical staffing for over 17 years in the Pacific NW primarily, and Nationally. My specialty is finding candidates for contract, contract to hire and direct hire jobs in Technical & Engineering fields for some of the greatest Hardware & Software product development companies around. I listen to what you are looking for and will ensure your resume looks great.  I am honest and communicative throughout the hiring process. I am passionate about putting our Veterans back to work, and helping underrepresented people get into STEM careers.


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