Design Specialist II (Mechanical)

  • Dulles, VA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: NC107-2684786
We are looking for a Design Specialist II who will support product design and development activities under the direction of a Mechanical Engineer and/or project lead.
 Design and modeling of complex mechanical components and assemblies using CREO and/or SolidWorks
software package
 Create engineering drawings and documentation required for fabrication and assembly of designs utilizing
commercial design standards. Assign part tolerances to achieve design intent. Incorporate Geometric
Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard
 Design ruggedized enclosures and mounting structures for electronic and optical assemblies capable of
withstanding extreme environments
 Create designs capable of achieving certification to MIL-STD-810
 Work effectively with other engineering disciplines during product development to ensure designs meet system
level requirements
 Interface with component vendors and fabrication facilities to select components and processes which satisfy
design requirements and conform to best practice
 Incorporate Design for Manufacturing (DFM) concepts within new products to reduce manufacturing costs
 Process engineering change requests by incorporating mechanical changes within the product design
 Support formal design reviews and communicate mechanical design concepts
 Effectively and efficiently support engineering changes
 Deliver products on schedule and within budget
 Support generation of illustrative art for technical publications, including product technical manuals and training
 All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures
 All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures

 Associate’s degree in design engineering, engineering, or other technical field
 Minimum 6 years working within conventional engineering drawing practices required
 Design experience with military grade ruggedized chassis and components, familiarity with DFM, and familiarity
with MIL-STD-810 requirements and certification
 Minimum 2 years’ experience in the mitigation of shock, vibration, and temperature effects on sensitive
electronics and optical equipment through mechanical design
 Minimum 2 years’ experience designing machined, injection molded, and sheet metal components, as well as
experience designing metal castings
 Proven track record of delivering products on schedule and within budget
 5 years’ experience with CREO and/or Solidworks preferred
 Must have ability to obtain and/or maintain DoD clearance
 Knowledge of GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 and capability of assigning tolerances to parts reflective of design
 Highly technical, hands-on designer with a passion for technology
 Results-oriented with strong attention to detail
 Team player
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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