Job ID: 3146654

Full-time Onsite Position with Paid Relocation

Location: San Diego, California

Position: Mechanical Design Engineer

About Our Award-Winning Client: Our client, a leader in innovative engineering solutions, is seeking a highly skilled Mechanical Design Engineer to join their accomplished team in San Diego, California. With a global presence and numerous accolades, our client is at the forefront of developing cutting-edge gas turbine solutions that power various energy applications.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate extensively with diverse engineering teams to enhance existing gas turbine hardware and develop innovative component designs.
  • Apply advanced mechanical analysis techniques to solve complex challenges related to both rotating and static turbine hardware.
  • Demonstrate ingenuity and creativity while introducing novel concepts and solutions.
  • Leverage expertise in gas turbine design fundamentals and secondary cooling flow systems to lead and execute projects from inception to product implementation.
  • Manage projects, including root cause analysis, solution development, validation, and implementation, while ensuring performance, durability, maintainability, and cost targets are met.
  • Perform detailed mechanical design work and oversee workscope alignment to meet time-sensitive project deliverables as part of our DevOps planning.
  • Take charge of component rig or engine tests, including hardware coordination, instrumentation, scheduling, data analysis, and post-test hardware inspections.
  • Communicate effectively through written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Provide essential support to various business operations, including customer services, manufacturing, and supply chain management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of 12 years of hands-on experience in Mechanical Design.
  • Expertise in concept and detail design principles.
  • Proficiency in gas turbine design and analysis.
  • Strong skills in using Finite Element Analysis (ANSYS) software for detailed modal and structural analysis.
  • Capability to review and validate engineering drawings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 15 years of relevant mechanical design experience.
  • Proficiency in the following skills and tools:
    • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance specifications (ASME Y14.5-2009).
    • Creo (or related CAD system).
    • Design experience with compressor and/or combustion sections.
    • Practical manufacturing and producibility knowledge, including welding and brazing.
    • ANSYS experience in the design and/or analysis of gas turbine components, gas turbine operation and application, materials and processes, manufacturing methods, and test procedures.
    • Familiarity with detailed cross-section stack-ups.
    • Knowledge of life prediction methods.
    • Understanding of turbine blade heat transfer essentials.
    • Familiarity with Windchill, Microsoft Office, and technical writing.

If you are a passionate and experienced Mechanical Design Engineer seeking an opportunity to join a renowned company and contribute to groundbreaking gas turbine projects, we invite you to apply. Our client values diversity, innovation, and a strong work culture, and they are committed to delivering top-tier solutions to their customers. Join them on their journey to shape the future of energy solutions.

Job ID: 3146654

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Diego
State: California

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