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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

WET Design
Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

WET - ‪Sun Valley, CA

WET® is the leader in creating environments and experiences worldwide through the primary medium of water and in the development of innovative design and technology.

We are currently seeking a senior level Mechanical Engineer to join our Product Development Engineering Team. This position is responsible for working in small teams of 5-6 engineers in design, testing and implementation of a wide variety of challenging engineering projects. The job involves developing a wide variety of devices that utilize water, fire, and robotics to create world-class fountains and entertainment features.

Day-to-day work includes analyzing and developing solutions to various complex devices including mechanical, structural, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems. A senior level Mechanical Engineer will participate in a small teams of Product Engineers in executing rapid development of a wide variety of new products. Product Engineers will utilize a variety of tools including sketching, rapid prototyping, and mock-ups to quickly to assess tradeoffs and mitigate risk for the rapid development of multiple concepts for new products. Once the design direction is known, product engineers document their design using 3D CAD models, assemblies and detailed 2D drawings in SolidWorks.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the mathematics, physics, and practical engineering necessary to analyze and design complex mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems. The candidate must have a solid level of working expertise in Mathematics, Mechanics, and at least ONE other area as listed below, and familiar comfort and ability to stretch outside one’s comfort zone to self-teach and learn as needed in the other areas:


  • Kinematics and dynamics in three dimensions
  • Rotational motion
  • Oscillation and wave motion
  • Work done on and by gases

Fluid Mechanics:

  • Basic Compressible Flow
  • Fluid kinematics, dynamics and statics for incompressible flows
  • Viscous flow in pipes
  • Flow over submerged bodies
  • Open-channel flow
  • Mixed flow of liquids and gases


The candidate must be proficient at solids based CAD design (preferably SolidWorks) and at presenting ideas and designs both graphically and verbally. Additionally, the candidate should have experience in the following areas:

  • Sheet metal design
  • CNC machining
  • Injection molding
  • Mechatronics
  • Design for Lean Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Trade off analysis
  • Risk identification and mitigation
  • Statistical tolerance stack up and analysis
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Experience in the following areas is highly desired:

  • Die casting
  • EDM
  • Circuit design
  • Optical design
  • Mechatronics
  • Advanced SolidWorks modeling
  • COSMOS and ANSYS FEA and CFD analysis
  • Robotics
  • Hydraulic pump design

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