Job ID: 38917

Mechanical Designer

Our client is a growing, global company in the aviation sector and has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Designer to join their team in Tualatin, OR. 

You will participate as a member of an Integrated Product Team responsible for the design, fabrication and testing of mechanical systems for our Aviation client.  You will be responsible for concept development to detailed design, prototype, manufacture, integration and test. This position requires attention to detail, multi-tasking ability, and disciplined follow-up. The ideal candidate must be analytical while using acquired experience to work pragmatically, capable of working within deadlines, demonstrate high standards, thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, and work with minimal supervision.
Mechanical Designer Responsibilities:
Design and analyze small fixed wing and rotary wing mechanical systems, develop consoles, equipment racks, external antenna mounts, external camera mounts. 
Determine requirements to meet customer specifications; work with DER’s to produce 8110’s and STC’s. 
Experience in FAI, stress analysis; prepare documentation for design reviews.
Prepare drawings for manufacturing and assembly.
Develop design validation procedures.
Develop design validation test plans.
Conduct design validation tests.
Analyze test data and prepare test reports.

Mechanical Designer Qualifications:
Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from accredited 4-year college.
2-10 years’ experience in mechanical engineering.
2-5 years’ experience in aviation.
2-5 years’ experience with SolidWorks.
Must be very team oriented and flexible about job assignments. 
Experience working with libraries.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Background in structural analysis.
Knowledge of FAA certification processes.
Basic knowledge of electrical systems.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.



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