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Lentech, Inc Greenbelt, MD

  • Expired: August 25, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Lentech is seeking a Mechanism Engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the On-Orbit Servicing Assembly and Manufacturing OSAM-1 program, NASAs Exploration and In-Space Services Projects (NExIS) Division. This position is located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD. OSAM-1 is a robotic servicing mission designed to refuel a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite.

It contains 3 elements: the Flight Element comprised of the OSAM-1 Servicing Vehicle (RSV) and development testbeds, the Ground Element comprised of the systems required to conduct RSV operations and the supporting networks and facilities, and the Launch Element comprised of the Launch Vehicle and supporting facilities and services. The SSPD is responsible for the design, engineering, development, test and operations of the OSAM-1 Mission through an integrated team at GSFC. The Servicing Payload design, development and RSV integration will be conducted at GSFC.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The engineer will provide senior electromechanical engineering support to the OSAM-1 Advanced Tool Drive Subsystem (ATDS) team; specifically, the Camera Position Mechanism. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Using PTC CREO and Windchill CAD modeling and Product Data Management software at a proficient skill level. Creating and reading manufacturing drawings of parts and assemblies.

Presenting and supporting design reviews. Writing and reviewing assembly procedures. Writing and reviewing, testing procedures.

Planning test campaigns and writing test scripts. Writing work order documentation for assembly and test activities. Assessing complex issues and recommending resolution to the team and management; implement resolutions.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree with 9+ years of related experience, Masters, and 7 years or more experience; PhD or JD and 4 years or more experience. Experience and knowledge of Flex Harness manufacturing techniques and dimensional inspections used to verify workmanship. Experience and knowledge of IPC standards and development of procurement documents regarding flex harness material stack up drawings, statement of work, and specifications.

Experience and knowledge of Flex harness integration and testing mechanisms to verify functionality and lifecycle requirements. Experience with stepper motor requirements and testing specifications such as holding and running torque, back drive, and pull in/out torque needed for mechanism characterization. Experience in the areas of aerospace, mechanical design, fabrication, assembly, and testing.

Experience with both performance and environmental testing such as vibration and thermal vacuum for space flight mechanisms. Experience with working in a clean room to perform testing of aerospace hardware. Ability to obtain/maintain NASA Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) certification (GSFC-SH-ESDCO300 300-PG-8730.6.1A*).

English proficiency is required to successfully complete the required training and pass testing (written and/or hands-on) to obtain NASA ESD certification. About Lentech, Inc. Lentech, Inc., provides technology-enabled IT Solutions and Mission Technical Solutions to civil, defense and intelligence customers.

Through our accumulated years of experience, industry expertise, and strategic partnerships, Lentech has built mission-critical solutions for our federal and commercial customers. Lentechs clients achieve full life-cycle support and cost-effective managed services supporting enterprise computing and applications initiatives for Government agencies. Lentechs Mission Technical Solutions Division is focused on providing engineering, operations, I&T and technical services to civil and defense customers primarily in the aerospace fields.

Lentech, Inc. is a performance-based company providing employees with challenging and interesting work, competitive pay and benefits, and opportunities to learn and grow. We focus on providing an environment of fun, sharing, collaboration and connection.

Our culture is team oriented, non-hierarchical and entrepreneurial. It gives people a chance to participate and be a factor in the companys growth and success. Lentech, Inc.

is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identification, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law. We are proud of the diversity of our staff and seek diversity in our applicants. Please send qualified resumes to Lentech Human Resources at or visit our website

Lentech, Inc


Greenbelt, MD
20771 USA



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