Senior Engineer - Mechanical Design - Flight Structures

About us:

KT Engineering is a small, entrepreneurial firm specializing in the research, design, analysis, and testing of aerospace systems, subsystems, and components. Our staff brings a wealth of real-world experience associated with the design, fabrication, and operation of aerospace vehicles including Atlas, Athena, Titan, Space Shuttle, STS Centaur, X-33, X-37 and X-40A. This experience, combined with a small, entrepreneurial company atmosphere that encourages innovation, empowerment, and flexibility, results in consistently creative, high-quality engineering solutions to complex aerospace challenges.

KTE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Description:

KT Engineering has an immediate opening for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to support the development of structural mechanical subsystems on a future launch vehicle. Engineer will support the design, fabrication, and test of mechanical elements such as propellant tanks, primary structure, aero-surfaces, and mechanisms. Engineer will prepare CAD models and production blueprints using ProE CREO software. Engineer will be responsible for ensuring project designs meet technical, schedule and budget requirements and are readily producible. Candidate will also work closely with manufacturers during production phases. Limited travel to contractor sites will be required.

Engineer will be working as a member of a multi-contractor, multi-government agency team and may be required to provide work leadership for other team members. As such, candidate will be required to have effective (oral and written) communication and interpersonal skills. The position requires a highly motivated, goal-oriented individual who is interested in “hands-on” development and testing.

Preferred qualifications:

US citizenship is mandatory. All applicants must have or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by candidate(s) filling this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for this job.

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