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Mechanical Engineer
Job Code:2022:0402-178
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations

Job Description

Provide engineering support including planning, designing, overseeing fabrication, and fielding special fixtures and machinery for the testing of military weapon systems and equipment. He or she will incorporate state-of-the-art technology that sometimes requires deviation from established design procedures and the development of new testing procedures and instrumentation systems. Incumbent may be assigned independent responsibility for a project having the characteristics described above; serve as project engineer on a major, complex system that is part of a high visibility, high cost program. Depending on experience, may lead a team of engineers and technicians on efforts involving transducers, calibrations, new instrumentation systems. Exercises technical direction over engineering, technical test support, and other supporting personnel in actual conduct of tests in the field or under simulated conditions. Makes assignments, reviews work, and provides instructions to such personnel relating to their function. May develop process improvements include identifying, designing, developing, and implementing modification/upgrades of existing facilities and equipment and their operating systems. Other duties as assigned.


Pay Rate:

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited college/university, or equivalent experience.

Job Skills Requirements:

* Must have experience using SolidWorks or other 3D CAD program.
* Must demonstrate effective communication in English on a professional level, both verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements:

* Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.
* Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
* Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
* Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds.
* Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the section SOPs.

Job Requirements:

* Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.
* Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
* Must be able to work in a team setting, maintaining a professional relationship with all team members, as well as other coworkers, in and outside of your immediate work area.
* Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
* Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
* Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.
* Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.
* Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.
* Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
* Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.
* Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.
* Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.
* Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.
* Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.
* Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.
* Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.
* Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

* LabVIEW Data Acquisition.
* Controls and Programming (LABVIEW).
* 5 years' experience with SolidWorks or other CAD programs.
* 5 years' Mechanical Engineering experience.
* Electronics experience.
* Sheet metal fabrication experience.
* Machining experience.
* Welding experience.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:

* Must be a U.S. Citizen.
* Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
* Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.
* At TRAX, the health and safety of our employees, our customers, is our top priority. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in facilities to which we operate. Vaccination requirements may vary by customer mandate, governmental facility and/ or national, state or local laws.  All employees are required to provide vaccination status and proof as applicable.

***Relevance of experience to be determined by the hiring manager.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Other Job Information (if applicable)

*TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.
*TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
*TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.
*Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.