Mechanical Designer

Tucson, Arizona, United States

Full Time

9 months ago

Job description

About Phantom

At Phantom Space Corporation, we provide a rare opportunity to join a startup founded by people who are passionate about what they do. We are seeking like-minded people who inspire others with their drive, determination, and unshakable work ethic, to join our team.


About the Role

The Mechanical Designer uses CAD software to support Engineers with component design work, preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches, and diagrams. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for manufacture. Makes copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database. Makes simple decisions but refers most questions/problems to Engineers or Supervisor. Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with Engineering terminology.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Proficiency in GD&T
  • Using computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs
  • Creating and revising production drawings and 3D models (detail and assembly drawings)
  • Making final sketch of proposed drawing, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project
  • Utilizing knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to complete models and drawings
  • Updating Drafting and Engineering Standards
  • Setting up and maintaining an organized file system for Production Drawings
  • Maintaining hardware library of CAD components
  • Communicating to Tooling, QA, Engineering, and Manufacturing regarding new and revised prints
  • Performing other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read, interpret, and write documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, etc. to practical situations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • High skill level in OnShape, SolidWorks, NX, or ProE CAD software; skilled in PC usage and associated software including Microsoft Office; familiarity of CAD/CAM equipment and relationship of CAD to CAM
  • Ability to learn new graphic software to compliment the presentation of new designs


You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Phantom, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.


Salary and Benefits

We are competitive in compensation and offer equity as part of the package. We have competitive benefits that include health, vision, dental, 401K in comparison to other startups.


ITAR Requirements: This position requires compliance with U.S. Government space technology trade restrictions, specifically the International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and additional regulations governing satellite, launch vehicle, missile, and other related technologies.  All jobs restricted by these regulations will be contingent upon the applicant’s status as a documented U.S. Person or their ability to receive a trade license from the cognizant government agency; in addition to any required company background checks and in compliance with applicable U.S. laws.  Similarly, positions requiring the ability to work on government contracts or a security clearance are also contingent upon the applicants ability to receive the appropriate clearance and be allowed to work on U.S. government contracts.


The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

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