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Temporary Mechanical Engineer
Ref No.: 18-29676
Location: Santa Rosa, California
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Major purpose:

Develops and applies advanced mechanical engineering design methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems.
Major functions:

• Plans, conducts and technically directs large projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers and technical support staff.
• Analyzes, evaluates and plans methods and organizes means to achieve solution of complex technical problems.
• Works with systems engineering to conduct system level analyses prior to the Preliminary Design Review.
• Analyzes, develops, and recommends design approaches to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.
• Provides detailed analyses of components and/or subsystems in order to meet system requirements. These are presented at the Critical Design Review.
• Completes detail design and BOM structure. This includes the selection of off-the-shelf mechanical components as well as custom fabricated parts. Material research and selection, vendor outsourcing, working with design consultants as needed. The design will be presented at the Critical Design Review.
• Builds, tests, and validates designs over difficult environmental conditions.
• Provides drafting and manufacturing documentation in order to release the design to the production floor.
• For critical subsystems, designs verification will be required. Design of tooling and the use of test equipment as deemed necessary.
• Conducts investigations or tests of considerable complexity pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes and investigates possible applications of results.
• Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
• Recommends corrections in technical analysis and design.
• Interfaces with and evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.
• May provide technical consultation to other organizations.