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Mechanical Engineer III

Acara Solutions Louisville, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Acara Solutions is looking for Mechanical Engineer III for our client located in Louisville, CO

-Client is currently seeking exceptional candidates who wish to be a part of the commercial space revolution.

-Our fun, fast
-paced, and collaborative team designs, builds, and flies the Dream Chaser Cargo System, an ambitious flagship program to create our Nation's only commercially reusable space plane.

-With your help, we will conduct many safe and successful missions over the next decade to deliver critical cargo to and from the International Space Station.

-These flights for NASA will enable us to build an unprecedented commercial space transportation network around the Dream Chaser, which provides affordable, cutting
-edge orbital capability and return to Earth services onto runways around the globe.

-The future of space transportation is now.

-In this role, you will primarily contribute to flight design, using NX and Creo CAD.

-You will be assigned design tasks that may include design any of the following
- primary and secondary flight structures, control surfaces, tube and harness routing, mechanisms, and GSE test hardware.

-In addition, you will be expected to conduct design review planning and execution, test planning and coordination, and non
-conformance evaluation.

-Support the development of the flight engineering for the Dream Chaser Cargo System.

-Responsibilities may include designing, testing, and integration of development and flight hardware.

-Manage and execute on design tasks from concept to product implementation.

-Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with client policies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirements.

-Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and schematics.

-Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities.

-Work with other Engineers to implement operating procedures, resolve system issues and provide technical information.

-Prepare material for, and conduct, periodic design reviews.

-Ensure conformance of products with engineering design and performance specifications.

-Execute engineering design and development activities consistent with Customer quality, cost, and schedule requirements.

-Conduct research that test and analyze the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.

-NX and Creo CAD and Advanced CAD surfacing techniques.

-Design for manufacturing.

-Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

-Designing for spacecraft loads and environments.

-Familiarity with NASA and FAA structural design standards.

-Model based machining standards.

-Sheet metal part design.

-Familiarity with fiber reinforced polymer composites design is needed.

-Work within integrated, multi
-discipline teams.

-Follow client policies, procedures and work instructions for all technical activities.

-Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours.

-Other duties as assigned.

-Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all client Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)

-Responsible for timely execution of all personnel
-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning.

-Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training.

Required Skills / Qualifications:

-BS in Mechanical Engineer.

-Minimum of 6 Years’ experience as Mechanical Engineer in aerospace industry.

-Minimum of 6 Years’ experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

-Work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams.

-Work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment with emphasis in rapid prototyping.

-Minimum Fundamental Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as stated in CLIENT's Responsibility Matrix.

Additional Information:

-Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F
-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

Acara Solutions

Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions. That’s why, for over 60 years, we’ve engaged our candidates with a high-touch, consultative approach that affords us a clear vision of ideal career paths, and it’s why we consistently gain the trust of our employees and customers alike. Acara is in the business of scouting talent, evaluating human potential, recognizing commonalities between people and employers, and changing lives in the process. Because in an increasingly commoditized world, we believe some things still deserve a personal touch. Finding the best-fit jobs for you is one of them.


Louisville, CO