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Principal Mechanical Design Engineer-Engines

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a candidate for the Principal Mechanical Design Engineer position located in Phoenix, AZ. 

Job duties:

Perform design and analysis on propulsion engines, APUs, and advanced technology programs, in one or more of these areas: 
o Lubrication systems 
o Air & oil seals 
o Gears & splines 
  • The scope of this position includes using state-of-the-art software tools and methods and supporting Technical Excellence Teams to capture and publish analysis practices and guidelines. 
  • The position may involve test rig design, operation, and data collection & analysis. 
  • Analytical results may be presented in design reviews and will be recorded in appropriate documentation to meet program deliverables and requirements.
  • Applicant must work effectively with design teams, global support and chief engineers. 

Basic Qualifications: 
• Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering; 
• Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in field. 
• Due to export control restrictions, must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident of US. 

Additional Qualifications: 
• Advanced understanding and application of disciplines in one or more of these areas: 
o Air & oil seals, lubrication systems (primary) 
 Tribology, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics and heat transfer 
 Classic fluid mechanics and heat transfer hand calculations 
 Experience using Excel and Mathcad to solve engineering problems 
 Familiarity with flow system finite-element modeling and analysis software 
o Gears & splines (secondary) 
 Gears & power transmission 
 Kinematics & mechanisms 
 Strength of materials 
 Fatigue lifing 
 Gear manufacturing processes 
• Aptitude for mechanical designs and system conceptualization. 
• Advanced problem solving ability. 
• Strong oral, written and persuasive communication skills are required to interact with engineering teams and other disciplines. 
• Capable of performing analyses and hand calculations for engine components and systems. 
• Capable of conveying technical ideas and concepts through team discussions, presentations and in writing. 
• Ability to work with teams to meet expectations of internal customers. 
• Ability to facilitate interpersonal relationships, build networks, resolve conflicts tactfully & quickly, and positively influence others. 
• Under minimal supervision, ensure that tasks are appropriately defined, supported and achieved in a timely manner. 
• Quick learner, consistent performance and demonstrates a sense of urgency. 
• Background in structural dynamics and rotordynamics is a plus. 
• Familiarity with gas turbines and associated gearbox systems, seal technology, and lubrication systems is a plus. 
• Familiarity with mechanical component rig testing is a plus. 
• Knowledge of Six Sigma tools and application is a plus. 
Job Number: 1710072218
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Attention: Michael Accunzo
Address: 1839 S ALMA SCHOOL RD STE 250
City, State: MESA, AZ 85210
Phone: 480/929-9922
800 Phone: 800/657-0997
Fax Phone: 480/929-9779

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