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Mechanical Engineer

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Cincinnati, OH

Mechanical Engineer


Job Description

Mechanical Engineering Functions


Design high performance mechanical assemblies; responsible for projects from start to finish
Design mechanical structures that house circuit card assemblies, electronic components, subassemblies, etc.
Conduct the thermal, mechanical stress, and vibration analysis of electro-mechanical enclosures, heat exchange mechanisms, and printed circuit boards used on airborne, maritime, and ground-mobile RF equipment.
Conduct air flow calculations to determine mass flow (lb/min), volume flow, velocity, pressure drop, etc., with ambient, inlet, and outlet variables such as temperature, altitude, and pressure. Determine required mechanical system design to meet the specified environmental conditions.
Produce and maintain the documentation related to the mechanical aspects of a design
Develop detail drawings and Bills of Materials (BOM) for assigned product designs
Incorporate engineering change orders
Support research and investigation to determine the root cause analysis of mechanical failures on products.
Support new program proposal efforts including technical interchange with potential customers.
Support and aid in the development of multiple mechanical designers



Experience in thermal and structural analysis, and electro-mechanical packaging required
Experience using thermal and stress analysis software, AutoDesk Inventor (or other 3D CAD software) and AutoCAD required
Must have excellent written and verbal skills
Must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, quality and management
Must be able to communicate effectively with the customer (both internal and external), both in verbal and written formats
Knowledge of MIL-STD for airborne equipment



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Must be a US Person (US Citizen or permanent resident – green card holder)
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years of relevant experience OR MS in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and 3+ years of relevant experience
Experience with 3D CAD software required
Experience with military standards and specifications required
Experience with military electro-mechanical enclosure designs highly desired
ISO and lean manufacturing experience highly desired

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation