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Mechanical Engineer 

JOB TITLE: Mechanical Engineer 

Location MD 



Primarily responsible for the design efforts for electro-mechanical packaging for radio frequency (RF)
devices. Position utilizes CAD to design, evaluate, and solve packaging, thermal, and stress challenges related to the assembly of electronic hardware within standard and custom designed enclosures.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Design high performance mechanical assemblies and support production of designs by production teams
o Design mechanical structures that house circuit card assemblies, electronic components, subassemblies, etc.
o Conduct the thermal, mechanical stress, and vibration analysis of electro-mechanical enclosures, heat exchange mechanisms, and printed circuit boards used on airborne, maritime, and ground- mobile RF equipment
o Conduct air flow calculations to determine mass flow (lb./min), volume flow, velocity, pressure drop, etc., with ambient, inlet, and outlet variables such as temperature, altitude, and pressure
o Designs and develops PCB’s and PCBA’s IAW IPC-2221.
• Produce and maintain the documentation related to the mechanical aspects of a design
o Develop detail drawings and Bills of Materials (BOM) for assigned product designs
o Incorporate engineering change orders
• Support research and investigation to determine the root cause analysis of mechanical failures
• Support new program proposal efforts including technical interchange with potential customers
• Support and aid in the development of multiple mechanical designers

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Experience in thermal and structural analysis, and electro-mechanical packaging required, NASTRAN is preferred
• Experience using thermal and stress analysis software is required
o AutoDesk Inventor and AutoCAD preferred
• Experience with PCB layout software.
• RF Microwave experience and experience with passive and active circuitry.
• General knowledge of MIL-STD testing is required
o Knowledge of Airborne Mil environments preferred
• Knowledge of thermal and mechanical test equipment preferred
• Knowledge of IPC standards preferred
• Must have excellent written and verbal skills
• Must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, quality and management
• Must be able to communicate effectively with the customer (both internal and external), both in verbal and written formats

• Must be a US Person (US Citizen or permanent resident – green card holder)
• Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited four-year college or university and 2+ years of relevant experience OR MS in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and 3+ years of relevant experience
• Experience with 3D CAD software required
• Experience with military standards and specifications required

• Experience with military electro-mechanical enclosure designs highly desired
• ISO and lean manufacturing experience highly desired
• Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance
• Works from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, and layouts.

Described here are characteristics representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Work requires some physical exertion such as extended periods of walking, standing, bending, crouching or similar activities.
• Work may require some lifting or use of appropriate lifting equipment.
• No special physical demands are required to perform work.
• Require repetitive use of hands and fingers in the tuning process.
• Work may require some walking, standing, carrying light items (up to 10 lbs.) and recurring reaching or similar activities.
• Ability to adjust the eye through the use of appropriate tools to bring objects into sharp focus.

Characteristics described here are representative of those an incumbent will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions typical of a manufacturing environment.
• Personal protective equipment provided and must be worn in designated areas working with tools with hot temperatures.
• Work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.