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  • Newport News, VA

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Senior Design Engineer

WorkRocket • Newport News, VA

Posted 27 days ago

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Engineering, Design


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Job Description

Unique engineering career where your talents will be recognized and rewarded within this employee-owned organization!

As a Senior Design Engineer with our client, you will enjoy working for a 100% employee-owned company where you will literally have a financial stake in your efforts and the overall wellness of the organization. This is a rare opportunity to make an impact and effect the bottom line for a rapidly expanding organization while advancing your career and taking ownership in the company you work for.

Based in Newport News, VA, they a leading supplier of quality aerospace research and development products. Recently growing to accommodate their success, they have a strong loyal customer base with an excellent reputation for quality products and service.

If you are successful in landing this opportunity, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation
  • A generous benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, long term disability, life insurance
  • Awards for significant performance and profit-sharing bonuses in addition to 401K contributions and employee ownership stock
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Professional growth and advancement opportunities as they continue to expand and grow

If this sounds like you, then you owe it to yourself to check this out!

Responsibilities include:


  • Engineering support in the design of aerospace related structures
  • Perform hand-calculations and preliminary analysis to determine appropriate initial sizing of structural components
  • Perform tolerance stack-up analyses to ensure fit and function of complex assemblies
  • Prepare/present design reviews to customer
  • Provide direction and mentorship to other engineering/fabrication team members
  • Provide scheduling estimates and coordinate team efforts to meet program goals

Must be able to work for any US employer without sponsorship.

About our client: Founded in 1988, they provide engineering and fabrication services and produces a wide variety of wind tunnel models, test equipment, composite rotor blades, production and prototype tooling, prototype and experimental hardware, full-scale mock-ups and models and training devices. Their quality assurance system is ISO 9001/AS9100 certified.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job Requirements

Our client wants to hear from you if you have the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • At least 4-6 years of experience in designing metallic and/or composite assemblies/components using SolidWorks, Pro-e, and KeyCrator
  • Knowledge of simple mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic actuation mechanisms
  • Knowledge of typical aerospace materials (high-strength alloys and composites)
  • Solid foundation in engineering mechanics and strength of materials
  • Capability to model and design complex mechanical systems with minimal supervision

Please click Apply or email your resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and include 'WR14937 - Senior Design Engineer' in the subject line, or your resume may be overlooked.

Job ID: WR14937
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