Mass Properties Engineer in Poway, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Poway, CA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $80.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Title Staff Weight & Mass Properties Engineer Job Summary Our client is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.  We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

  • Interface with multiple engineering disciplines to establish and control weights and balance of Unmanned Air Vehicle’s
  • Perform detailed analysis tasks to insure hardware meets all weight, mass properties, and inertia estimates
  • Establish testing requirements for weights and balance of completed systems
  • Support setup and test for weights and balance of completed systems
  • Identify and lead weight reduction efforts and weight improvement programs
  • Perform various mechanical design tasks related to demonstrated competencies as directed
  • Other duties are assigned or required
  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD.
  • May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
  • Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.
  • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems. Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Able to work extended hours as required.
  • A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, and invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium are desirable.
City San Dieg• State California Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% Clearance Required? N• Work Schedule Rule 9/80 Temp Assignment Duration (# of Days) 365

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer