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Spacecraft Mechanical Aerospace Engineer

ExoTerra

ExoTerra

Littleton, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Spacecraft Mechanical Aerospace Engineer

Littleton, CO

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Pay

  • $85,000 - $140,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Littleton, CO

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Full job description

ExoTerra is a world leader in solar electric propulsion systems and space exploration satellites. The company develops Hall Thrusters, propulsion modules, microsatellites and launch vehicle upper stages. We have been awarded multiple propulsion module and satellite contracts and are in need of a Mechanical Aerospace Engineer to assist with design.

Job Summary
We are seeking a full-time Spacecraft Aerospace Design Engineer with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. The hired employee will be responsible for completing design, analysis, and test tasks as they relate to propulsion system, mechanical design, and spacecraft systems. This position is open to candidates with Mechanical or Aerospace degrees that have design and drafting experience. Senior level candidates will be responsible for small to medium sized projects or components and will be expected to work with little supervision and solve complex problems independently.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Using industry standard tools, the design engineer will be expected to perform job duties under general direction to complete detailed CAD and drawings for machined parts, mechanisms, solar arrays. Tasks include designing spacecraft components, supporting analysis, production, and test. (Experience designing for the space environment is required.)
  • Document and implement necessary designs of detailed parts and assemblies to meet Design for Manufacturing &Test principles.
  • Analyze performance data using industry standard methods and tools.
  • Ensure designs and builds meet customer requirements.
  • Perform testing on components and assemblies including environmental testing. Document test results and customer requirements, assist with the development of production procedures for designs.

Required Qualifications and Skills
  • 2-6 Years of ME experience. Years negotiable depending on previous experience.
  • CAD design and drawing release preferably SolidWorks.
  • GD&T analysis (ASME Y14.5) expertise and performing tolerance analysis.
  • Capable of writing specifications, test reports and procedures.

Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Full time

Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 10 Holidays per year
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Education reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Holiday shut down (Christmas to New Year's)
  • Paid time off – 2-3 weeks’ vacation and one-week Sick Time
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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