Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

ATA is seeking a mid-level mechanical engineer to provide end-to-end mechanical engineering support to diverse R&D programs and small-volume high-tech production contracts. The candidate would oversee one or more engineers and/or technicians per project. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong creative and critical thinking skills; the desire to be a lead mechanical engineer on projects as well as contribute to technical proposal writing, customer interactions, etc. The ideal candidate would be able to quickly adapt to various types of work, and would quickly learn new skills, analysis methods, etc. while supporting a diverse range of contracts. The candidate must also be able to work individually or as part of a team environment.

Essential Functions: 

  • - Expected to lead the design, analysis, integration, and test activities of precision mechanisms
      for airborne and spacecraft applications including inertial sensors, scanning mirrors and fast
      steering mirrors, gimbals, and other related pointing and stabilization systems

  • - Working with precision mechanism design, assembly, integration, and test

  • - Working with CAD software, including mechanical design and drawings

  • - Working on multi-disciplinary projects at one time

  • - Performing research oriented (technology development) contracts and rigorous processes and
      procedures associated with building space qualified or production hardware


  • - Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, and approximately 3-5 years of

  • - Experience with precision mechanism design, assembly, integration, and test

  • - Experience with CAD software, including mechanical design and drawings

  • - Experience with finite element analysis software and methods

  • - Experience with optical systems

  • - Experience with space flight hardware (including environmental requirements, standards,
      materials, etc.)

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week

Primary Location: Albuquerque, NM

Travel: Occasionally

Relocation Available: Yes

ATA prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ATA conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to  PLEASE REFER TO DOCKET No. ATA20190425.

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