Responsible and maintain cognizance for all technical and
programmatic aspects of the hardware product(s) being developed and
delivered, reporting the status and performance to the appropriate
Work in teams that apply research to the planning, design,
development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical
systems, instruments, and/or machines such as planetary rovers,
landers, motion control systems, and surface sampling systems.
Work in a collaborative environment to design, analyze, build
and test mechanical components, devices, structures and assemblies,
including mechanical ground support equipment (MGSE) and tooling
for a Flight Project.
Interface with engineers, analysts, designers, manufacturing
specialists, machine shop, flight techs, and project staff.
Establish requirements, and specify interfaces for flight
hardware under development.
Work independently, and under the direction of the technical
leads and project management. Direct work for one or more junior
engineers or flight techs as required.
Develop procedures for build, test, assembly, and operation of
mechanical hardware. Prepare, coordinate, and deliver formal and
informal technical peer reviews.
- BS in Aerospace, Mechanical, or equivalent Education
- 15+ Years of Experience
- Must be a US citizen
- Must be able to pass a national agency check
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening
Practical experience using advanced principles, theories,
concepts and techniques in solving mechanical engineering problems,
with the ability to perform trade studies, develop conceptual
configurations, engineer piece-parts and mechanical systems, and
facilitate the fabrication, assembly, and qualification of
Expertise in mechanical engineering disciplines for the design,
analysis and test of structures and mechanisms, including strength
of materials, machine and structure design, structural/mechanical
testing, manufacturing engineering, mechanical systems, and machine
Practical experience using Unigraphics/Siemens NX and or
SolidWorks CAD modeling software, in a Product Delivery Management
(PDM) or similar Concurrent Engineering environment. Team Center
Demonstrated experience developing and delivering mechanical
parts, assemblies or mechanical systems.
Demonstrated experience performing stress analysis of structures
and mechanical elements, using classical hand methods and Finite
Experience with computer aided design and drafting, and
spacecraft flight hardware development and test.
Ability to solve mechanical design problems, perform trade
studies, develop design requirements, perform piece part design,
and coordinate fabrication, assembly, and qualification of
Good verbal and written communications skills with ability to
work in a team environment.
Other Desired Skills:
Knowledge of Standards for Geometric Dimensioning and
Tolerancing (GD&T) per American Society of Mechanical Engineers
(ASME) Y14.5. Knowledge of academic and industry practices and
standards across a range of applications related to the
development, production and safety of aerospace flight hardware and
systems. Experience leading one or more junior engineers or techs
on an engineering project.
Bastion participates in the e-Verify and EEO