Calspan Corporation

  • Senior Mechanical Engineer - Transportation

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Job ID
    2018-1083
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    The Mechanical Engineer will provide engineering support within Calspan’s Automotive Test Operations Group.  A customer centric, close knit, hardworking, accountable and responsible team who leverage their strong technical aptitude and experience to provide world-class automotive crash test services.


    Responsibilities

    • Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional concept layouts of unique, one-off test fixtures and hardware
    • Support analysis of feasibility, design, operation and performance of mechanical equipment systems.
    • Support the development of new applications and test procedures.
    • Support the development of technical documentation including engineering plans, requirements definition, test procedures, installation design plans and related technical reports. Maintain engineering drawings
    • Provide guidance to technicians in fabrication, installation and operations of mechanical and related equipment and systems.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors or Masters  in  Mechanical Engineering
    • 5+ years in Engineering or related discipline or;
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

    • Strong analytical skills in the area of machine design and stress analysis
    • Proficient with CAD software; Autodesk Inventor or equivalent
    • Perform basic design, layout, test and evaluation of mechanical and electromechanical systems and components
    • Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and manage  abstract and concrete variables
    • Microsoft Office

    Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.

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