PDS Tech Inc Mechanical Engineer-Secret in Palmdale, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for an open position in Palmdale, CA.

Job Description:

This position is for a landing gear design engineer. A successful candidate will have a complete understanding of the principles and techniques of aircraft mechanisms, landing gear and structural design for advanced air vehicles.

The candidate will coordinate efforts across a wide range of functional organizations, such as Quality Assurance, Planning, Tooling, Structural Analysis, Materials & Processes, Flight Sciences, Test and Manufacturing.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Create conceptual layouts and preliminary designs of landing gear systems.

  • Create and maintain 3-D CATIA models, assemblies and installations, system requirements, interface/supplier control drawings, performance specifications, system checkout procedures and statements of work.

  • Create system requirements, trade studies, sub-component and flight test plans.

  • Coordinate with suppliers, internal and external integrated product teams.

  • Provide manufacturing, component test and ground/flight test support.

  • May function in a project leadership role managing the system performance, budget and schedule.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • This position is located at a facility that requires special access.- Must Have Secret Clearance.

  • Proficient with CATIA V5.

  • Experience in landing gear design

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline with 5 years of experience or Master's Degree in an Engineering Discipline with 3 years of experience

  • Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)

  • Experience in mechanism design

  • Experience in airframe structure design

  • Experience with hand stress analysis

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.