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Mechanical Engineer II


Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Louisville
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs
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SNC is currently seeking exceptional candidates who wish to be a part of the commercial space revolution. Our fun, fast-paced and collaborative team designs, builds, and flies the Dream Chaser Cargo System, an ambitious flagship program to create our Nation's only commercially reusable space plane. With your help, we will conduct many safe and successful missions over the next decade to deliver critical cargo to and from the International Space Station. These flights for NASA will enable us to build an unprecedented commercial space transportation network around the Dream Chaser, which provides affordable, cutting-edge orbital capability and return to Earth services onto runways around the globe. The future of space transportation is now.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with SNC policies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirements

Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and schematics

Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities

Work with other Engineers to implement operating procedures, resolve system issues and provide technical information

Prepare material for, and conduct, periodic design reviews

Ensure conformance of products with Engineering design and performance specifications

Execute engineering design and development activities consistent with Customer quality, cost, and schedule requirements

Conduct research that test and analyze the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems

Estimate costs and submit bids for Engineering

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours

Other duties as assigned

COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)

Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.

Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to travel occasionally required

Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarization’s only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Requires a BS in Related Field.

3+ years of related experience

Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams

Previous experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test

Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment with emphasizes in rapid prototyping and fielding of capabilities

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.
SNC is currently seeking exceptional candidates who wish to be a part of the commercial space revolution. Our fun, fast-paced and collaborative team designs, builds, and flies the Dream Chaser Cargo System, an ambitious flagship program to create our Nation's only commercially reusable space plane. With your help, we will conduct many safe and successful missions over the next decade to deliver critical cargo to and from the International Space Station. These flights for NASA will enable us to build an unprecedented commercial space transportation network around the Dream Chaser, which provides affordable, cutting-edge orbital capability and return to Earth services onto runways around the globe. The future of space transportation is now.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with SNC policies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirements

Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and schematics

Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities

Work with other Engineers to implement operating procedures, resolve system issues and provide technical information

Prepare material for, and conduct, periodic design reviews

Ensure conformance of products with Engineering design and performance specifications

Execute engineering design and development activities consistent with Customer quality, cost, and schedule requirements

Conduct research that test and analyze the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems

Estimate costs and submit bids for Engineering

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours

Other duties as assigned

COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)

Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.

Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to travel occasionally required

Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management

SNC job descriptions are meant as summarization’s only. They do not necessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Requires a BS in Related Field.

3+ years of related experience

Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large engineering teams

Previous experience and skills in project definition, simulation, implementation, lab integration and test

Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment with emphasizes in rapid prototyping and fielding of capabilities

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

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