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Design Engineer

Carrollton, TX 75006

Posted: 05/08/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 27261

Job Description

Position Title: Design Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Carrollton, TX for an experienced Design Engineer

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support development, design, and production of propulsion hardware
  • Contribute to development of rocket engines and test articles
  • Utilize design and analysis software throughout design process
  • Make development decisions based on technical merit, cost, and schedule metrics
  • Be a part of a rapid R&D team engaged in the development and testing of new rocket engines for a broad-range of clients
  • Analyze and interpret test data to improve and qualify engines meeting client specifications and/or research objectives
  • Generate or modify 3-D models, component drawings, assembly drawings

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace/Mechanical engineering or related field
  • Experience with rocket engine development, design, and testing
  • Experience with CAD and Analysis of mechanical and fluid systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point, OneNote)
  • Strong understanding of structural analysis and failure modes of mechanical systems
  • Capability to solve complex problems and manage program needs
  • Strong work ethic and ability to thrive in a fast-paced R&D environment
  • Self-motivate with strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Focus on safety, reliability, innovation, efficiency, teamwork
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships
  • Physical dexterity is typically required to work on test/flight hardware

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of professional experience in mechanical design and analysis
  • 2+ years of experience with CREO (preferred), SOLIDWORKS, NX, or CATIA
  • Familiarity with tolerance, GD&T(ASME Y14.5) and design for manufacturability
  • Master’s degree in Aerospace/Mechanical engineering or related field
  • Familiarity with Windchill or related PLM software
  • Experience with LabVIEW, MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with commercially available FEA software such as ANSYS(preferred), Nastran, Abaqus
  • General Understanding of manufacturing processes (welding, machining, heat treating)
  • General system level knowledge of mechanical and testing propulsion hardware
  • Active or Previous Security Clearance

Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Salary Range: $100 – 115k
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only - HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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.


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