Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level - ERC (1775)
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Huntsville, AL 35806
Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level
Huntsville/Redstone Arsenal, AL
ERC is a servant-leader oriented company with over 1,800 employees and multiple contracts across the US. We believe that our culture has a direct influence on the job satisfaction of our employees and is reflected in the outstanding quality of service received by our customers.
In your role as a Mechanical Engineer, you will directly support the flight testing of U. S. Army rotary and fixed wing aircraft. You will design and implement structural components on a multitude of aircraft platforms, but understand that no two days will ever be the same!
What you’ll do all day:
Survey aircraft for mounting locations and provisions of structural hardware.
Design structural components that allow the attachment of electronics and/or other hardware to be installed on aircraft.
Create models and drawings using SolidWorks software.
Work with our onsite machine shop on a regular basis.
Assist machine shop with component fabrication and mechanics with component installation.
Verify component integrity through analysis using classical and finite element analysis (FEA) methods.
Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests.
Present materials and designs to customers and staff.
You will love this job if you:
Have a desire to serve your country and keep our soldiers safe.
Appreciate the unique opportunity to work on military aircraft.
Are a self-starter who requires minimal oversight to complete given tasks.
Enjoy a fast-paced work environment.
Appreciate working on varying tasks and not working one task for long periods of time.
Enjoy both creating and implementing mechanical designs and layouts.
Want to have design authority of components from conception to implementation.
Like hands-on work and not sitting at a desk all day, every day.
Are able to work with individuals with diverse backgrounds, including mechanics, technicians, and pilots.
Are proficient at communicating with people.
Are able to maintain a positive attitude in the midst of a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
Want the opportunity to FLY in Army aircraft!
Minimum requirements for this position:
BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Government security clearance.
Must be a US Citizen.
Desired skills and experience for this position:
Proficient understanding of mechanical systems.
Experience with FEA software, preferably ANSYS.
Experience with SolidWorks.
What we offer:
Continuing education assistance.
Professional development allotment.
Multiple healthcare benefit packages.
401K with employer matching.
Paid time off (PTO) along with federally recognized holiday schedule.