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Mechanical Engineer

FIRST RF Boulder ,CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance
Job Description

 

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will work in one of FIRST RF's five technologies divisions to investigate customer needs, design prototypes, and build products that require both creativity and attention to detail. These cutting-edge technologies include phased-array systems, millimeter wave active antennas, and advanced signal detection technologies designed for both government and commercial customers.

What you can expect:

·         A fast-paced cross-disciplinary environment that requires excellent communication skills and a strong desire to take an active role in a team

·         Mentors and peers, you can seek out to tackle problems cooperatively

·         Team members who will challenge you – and an expectation that you will challenge them

·         Work given to you in areas you have never studied or experienced; we need you to be open and eager to develop skills in new areas

·         A workplace where you will always have the tools you need to get the job done

·         To get your hands dirty working with team in the design, fabrication and testing of our products

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and photocopiers.

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week.  Typical office hours include Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, however these hours will vary based on workload and the manager’s discretion.  This job may require more than 40 hours of work per week as the need arises.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Education and Experience

 

·         Must have US Citizenship and ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance

·         Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Master’s Degree a plus)

·         Must have 3-5 years of relevant experience

·         Design for high temperature environments (300C+)  - required (500C +) preferred

·         Experience with analysis of aero thermal passive heating – desired

·         Experience with DoD applications and platforms

·         Experience in test and qualification of aerospace platforms

·         Experience with composites

·         Experience with ceramics

·         Experience designing complex geometry

·         Experience with metallization processes

·         Experience with Aerospace adhesives and sealants

·         Proficient with mechanical CAD tools

·         Experience with ASME Y14.5M-2009 and GD&T

·         A desire to find, explore, and solve new and challenging problems

·         Comfortable in a lab environment

·          A resiliency to fail fast and often

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Company Description
About FIRST RF
FIRST RF is a fast-growing, multi-discipline, privately owned small business focused on engineering and manufacturing of advanced technologies - specifically in antennas and radio frequency (RF) systems. We are an energetic team empowered with world-class facilities and resources. We promote a culture which prioritizes innovation and responsiveness. By making bold investments in the development of groundbreaking technologies, FIRST RF has fielded award-winning products ranging from revolutionary passive antennas to highly complex, active antenna systems.

AAP/EEO Statement
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that employment decisions be based on job-related factors.

FIRST RF

About FIRST RF FIRST RF is a fast-growing, multi-discipline, privately owned small business focused on engineering and manufacturing of advanced technologies - specifically in antennas and radio frequency (RF) systems. We are an energetic team empowered with world-class facilities and resources. We promote a culture which prioritizes innovation and responsiveness. By making bold investments in the development of groundbreaking technologies, FIRST RF has fielded award-winning products ranging from revolutionary passive antennas to highly complex, active antenna systems. AAP/EEO Statement We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that employment decisions be based on job-related factors.

Address

6150 Lookout Rd. Boulder
Boulder, CO
USA

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