Mechanical Engineer, Principal in Marlborough, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a leading defense/technology company, is seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer for their location in Marlborough MA. This position will perform conceptual and detailed Mechanical design, analysis and documentation of hardware and systems under minimal supervision while collaborating and interfacing with other mechanical engineers, designers, structural / thermal analysts, engineers from other disciplines as well as with line and program management and customers.


  • Lead and own the design, documentation, and implementation of mechanical hardware for subsystem design.
  • Solve complex technical problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity while applying sound technical judgment.
  • Conduct thermal and structural analysis utilizing hand calculations and industry standard tools.
  • Conduct and participate in internal and external peer reviews.
  • Provide support to testing, subcontractors, and the factory.
  • Provide supervision and leadership to junior engineers.
  • Manage to cost and schedule requirements of assigned tasks.


  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • At least 10+ years of experience in mechanical engineering design, analysis, or manufacturing.
  • At least 5+ years of experience designing and developing military electronics, including circuit card assemblies.
  • At least 5+ years of experience conducting thermal analysis of military electronics, including circuit card assemblies.
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD modeling and drawing, (PTC CREO) and experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance.
  • Ability to apply mechanical engineering knowledge to solve complex design problems.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills with the ability to interact productively with other team members across various disciplines.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to communicate effectively, (written, verbal, and presentation).
  • Experience with program cost and schedule monitoring and reporting.
  • Applicants selected must have ability to obtain and maintain a (secret/top secret) U.S. Government clearance and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Volt Workforce Solutions offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration.  Submit your resume today!  To learn more about Volt, please visit and to see more of our job postings, please visit

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