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Structural Tooling Engineer IV

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 05/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28829

Job Description

Position Title:  Structural Tooling Engineer IV

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Structural Tooling Engineer III opportunity with our client in Merritt Island, FL.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design and manage tooling through development and build life cycle to support production.
  • Perform analysis (Hand Calculations & FEA) to support tooling design
  • Create Statement of Works ( SOW) for tooling to be designed and built by external vendors.
  • Be responsible Engineer for induvial tooling projects.
  • Coordinate directly with manufacturing, operations, and product development personnel to understand operational requirements and develop GSE to meet those requirements.
  • Design of Concept CAD models using PTC Creo.
  • Review and approve drawings for drawing standards and manufacturability.
  • Develop and approve design specifications, performance specifications, fabrication specifications, acceptance test procedures, and maintenance plans, for development of GSE.
  • Manage external design and fabrication partners through complete project lifecycle (requirements gathering through delivery and acceptance) to ensure GSE is functionally correct and meets requirements set forth in specifications.
  • Represent GSE considerations in manufacturing, operational, and program technical reviews
  • Oversee equipment fabrication, assembly, and installation.
  • Active involvement in functional checkouts and commissioning of equipment.
  • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget and technical status.
  • Participate in continuous training and skills development.
  • Create and present technical documentation that clearly conveys design intent and adherence to standards, requirements, and specifications.

Job Qualifications:
  • 12+ years of experience with design and integration of mechanical systems (mechanisms, power transmission components, hydraulics, fluids systems, etc.), electrical systems/components, control systems, support frames/structures, and/or lifting fixtures.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s college degree in mechanical, aerospace, electrical, structural, industrial, or manufacturing engineering; or other major requiring engineering or manufacturing core courses
  • Design of GSE for production, manufacturing, and testing of launch vehicles and launch vehicle support systems.
  • Proven ability to drive complex projects to completion
  • Experience with CAD modeling and drawings in PTC Creo.
  • Experience with revision control and data configuration in Windchill.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • A continuous improvement mindset. Our job is never complete; we are always optimizing.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion.
  • Hand calculations of structural and mechanical components.

Desired Job Qualifications:
  • FEA Analysis and hand calculations of structural and mechanical components.
  • Experience working on aerospace development programs, production lines, or field operations in both design and hands-on roles; experience on commercial development programs a plus.
  • Experience with design specification, procurement, operation, and maintenance of GSE.
  • Extremely customer focused with strong communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with teams of diverse skills across large geographic distances.
  • Experience with multiple CAD packages, Catia, SolidWorks, etc.
  • Hands on fabrication, assembly, or maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with Industry Code Standards.
Job Details:
  • Contract Position
  • Location: Merritt Island, FL
  • Pay Range: $72-88/hr
  • 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) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or 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 product development 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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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