Engineer

Location: Newport News, VA
Date Posted: 05-18-2018
Calpsan Systems in Newport News, VA is an industry leader in the engineering and manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems for ground test and flight applications. We have been employed in the development of nearly every domestic fixed-wing aircraft, missile, and helicopter system.  We are an engineering products based company with excellent prototype and low-rate production machining capability.  Qualified candidates only are encouraged to apply.

Description for Engineer:
  • Design mechanical and electromechanical systems to meet task requirements
  • As needed, acts as project leader on sub projects from larger programs and assume responsibility for small to medium tasks
  • Complete assigned tasks within schedule and budget
  • Research and analyze data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Interface with customer to provide project status information and coordinate task changes
  • Approve the design and stress analysis for assigned projects and provides assistance and guidance to engineers, designers and drafters
  • Prepare and submit required status reports to customers
 
Preferred Education / Experience:
  • BSME, BSAE or advanced engineering degree
  • 5+ years of working knowledge of mechanical design techniques, drafting standards, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work on multiple projects, and prioritize workload
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • May be required to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Previous exposure to machining and fabrication processes, interaction with shop personnel, and familiarity with manufacturing techniques are required
  • Must be PC literate and a working knowledge of CAD systems (Unigraphics preferred)
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