Mechanical Engineer

Webster, TX, Webster, TX, US

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

Mission of the Position

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for overseeing the fabrication efforts for mechanical systems and performing testing and troubleshooting of the systems. The goal of this role is to apply engineering principles and methods to generate mechanical/structural designs while selecting components to complete a system design. 

Essential Duties

Design & Development

1. Develops, designs, and implements mechanical solutions including but not limited to enclosures and mechanisms while managing constraints in space, time, cost, manufacturing, structural integrity, and thermal loads.

2. Develops project documentation including specifications, 3D CAD models, 2D drawings, schedules, and presentations to capture and communicate the mechanical design to achieve the defined project goals.

3. Works directly with other design engineers and mechanical engineers to achieve a common design that meets the assigned schedules.

4. Builds models and prototypes of the product in order to test the design. 

Design Management 

5. Inspects parts and designs by vendors to verify compliance to specifications and drawings.

6. Recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

7. Confers with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.

8. Conducts research that tests or analyzes the feasibility, design, operation, or performance of equipment, components, or systems.

9. Researches and analyzes customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, or other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, or maintenance requirements of designs or applications.

10. Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations. 

Additional Responsibilities

11. Works independently with little direct supervision to support tight milestone schedules.

12. Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities




 Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university required. 

 Master’s degree or equivalent preferred. 


 Four (4) to six (6) years of experience or training in a related field required. 

 Experience in the Space Hardware industry preferred. 

 Experience using CAD Software is required. 

Certifications & Licenses:

 No certifications or licenses required for this role. 


 Critical Thinking 


 Communication Skills 

 Problem Solving 

 Detailed Oriented

 Computer Literacy 



It is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran stats, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, lay-off, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits. 

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. person as defined by ITAR (Title 31, Subtitle B, Chapter V, Part 579 Subpart C §579.313) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice. 

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