Job Listing Description

Sr Mechanical Designer 2

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a SR ELECTRO-MECAHNICAL DESIGNER for an open position in Irvine, CA.
  • The candidate will perform a wide variety of highly complex technical tasks which requires knowledge of engineering techniques and mechanical design theory in the creation of computer models to determine design solutions for electro-mechanical flight control equipment and systems.
  • They will assist in the modification of engineering design prototypes and/or first article equipment in preparation for production design release of product.
  • They will assist in the creation of design documentation and release of documentation into the enterprise PDM business systems.
  • They will be capable of completing design tasks based on knowledge of the product parameters or design requirements and with minimal involvement of the engineer.
  • Tasks involve the preparation of required records for the release of design data and design documentation into the company data and documentation control systems.
  • The candidate will assist engineering in determining and employing proper specifications for materials, finishes and processes and prepare precision design layouts per verbal instructions, sketches, diagrams, existing hardware or engineering lab models, received from both mechanical engineering and other technical support for the project.
  • The position will require basic knowledge of material properties, fabrication processes and structural analysis techniques and Mechanical Computer Aided Engineering (MCAE) tools. Unigraphics NX experience is highly recommended.
  • The candidate will be working under direction of the Mechanical Engineers with expected self-direction in the design execution of advanced Fly-By-Wire pilot controls devices or geared linear actuation.
  • The position will include coordination with the Lead Engineers, and other technical disciplines in the performance of analysis, design and testing of mechanical systems. 

The candidate will need:
  • Basic domain knowledge of geared actuators or pilot controls and systems or similar equipment
  • Strong knowledge of 3D CAD modeling, preferably using UNIGRAPHICS/NX
  • Proficiency in design tolerance analysis
  • Proficiency in Drawing Standards and GD&T
  • Ability to review hardware defect trends, identify systemic root causes and process improvements.
  • Be able to recommend new approaches, tools and techniques that drive continuous improvement in hardware development processes.


  • Associate’s degree or, in absence of a degree, three years of work experience required
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) is required.
  • Proficiency in Drawing Standards and GD&T
  • Strong knowledge of 3D CAD modeling, preferably using UNIGRAPHICS/NX
  • Experience with Pilot Controls and/or Geared Actuation or similar aircraft mechanisms is preferred.
  • The Candidate must have good communication skills, for both internal and external communications

Job Number: 1710077443
Job Location: Tustin, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Attention: Jason Andrzejewski
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9636

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