Mechanical Engineer Technician

Location: Florham Park, USA, United States
Date Posted: 06-07-2017
Our Client is delivering next generation solutions that solve the most complex sensing, networking, and communications challenges is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Technician.
 
In this position, you will: Collaborate with the engineering team, and other technicians, in the build and testing of custom electrical, mechanical and RF device assemblies. 
 
We are seeking the ‘best and brightest’ with a passion for solving tough challenges through innovation and the application of science and technology for catalyzing impactful solutions for our customers.
The WSC lab performs advanced R&D to:
  • Create novel wireless communications and situational awareness systems using standards-based and custom communications protocols.
  • Create unique small size, weight and power systems for use in air, land and maritime environments
  • Employ advanced signal and protocol processing, channel modeling and waveform design from HF to W-band and optical frequencies as well.
Join a fast-moving, high-performing multidisciplinary team with a record of success and opportunity for advancement.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Assemble mechanical enclosures including integration of digital, power and RF circuit boards, cable harnesses and other sensitive electrical and RF components.
  • Work with customer platform structures for integration of mechanical hardware and cabling.
  • Fabricate and post process components using rapid prototyping technologies.
  • Cable fabrication and rework.
  • Review detailed drawings of mechanical hardware and electrical cable assemblies.
  • Work with lead mechanical and electrical engineers in generating and redlining product build instructions/procedures.
  • Design and build test fixtures to support hardware builds and system level testing.
  • Assist in identifying vendors and components for mechanical and electronics designs.
  • The operation of rapid prototyping machines and machine shop equipment.
  • Work with government property personnel to provide location and quantity status of in-house government property material and equipment, for various programs.
  • Travel to other Locations or Customer Sites as necessary
  • Understand and adhere to all Ethical and Compliance policies
  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to policies and procedures 
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level to perform the job
Basic Qualifications:
 
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or a related area of study and 8-10 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.
  • Hands-on skills in the build of prototype and production electronics enclosures, mechanical assemblies, antenna systems and customer platform hardware.
  • Writing and editing mechanical and electrical assembly instructions.
  • Knowledge in reading mechanical and electrical detailed design drawings.
  • Knowledge in design and fabrication of test fixtures.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required
  • Ability to obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level necessary to perform the duties of the position
Preferred Qualifications:
 
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Knowledgeable in the use of solid model software, such as SolidWorks or SolidWorks drawings to evaluate, edit and review design assembles.
  • Training and certification in soldering per IPC J-STD-001 is desirable
All candidates must be US holders/citizens.

If you are interested please send us a CV in English.

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. IC Recruiting Ltd. Recruitment license from National Agency of Employment No 2088 / 22.07.2016
Timothy Howlett
InterContinental Recruiting

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
t.howlett@icrecruiting.eu
Phone:
(w) 359 2 811 1366
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