Electromechanical Engineer

Cape Canaveral, FL
Full Time


  1. Create schematics and cable harness drawings using AutoCAD Electrical
  2. Create electrical panel assembly drawings using 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks. Experience with OnShape is a plus.
  3. Select power and instrumentation components to be used in the electrical system and create a bill of materials
  4. Create purchase requisitions for power and instrumentation components
  5. Design control systems including printed circuit boards (PCBs), thermocouples, pressure transducers, proportional valves and solenoid valves.
  6. Design DC power distribution systems (DC-DC converter selection experience, battery power experience, circuit breaker selection experience, wire sizing experience)
  7. Design AC power distribution systems (240V/120V systems)
  8. Design Ethernet and serial networks. Experience with CAN bus is a plus.
  9. Write procedures describing how to operate and test controls equipment
  10. Troubleshoot and coordinate with the team in order to determine problems and implement solutions
  11. Consistently research, test, and analyze ideas for the system and provide process improvement ideas
  12. As the Responsible Engineer, develop critical electromechanical subsystems from requirements formulation through qualification, acceptance, production integration, continuous improvements, and preventative maintenance programs.
  13. Utilize the full spectrum of iterative development, rapid prototyping, design, analysis, test, and manufacturing techniques to create efficient equipment and data acquisitions systems.
  14. Lead your design reviews internally and participate in reviews with colleagues and suppliers.
  15. Contribute to the overall design of equipment incorporating disciplines in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Design, and Integration. 
  16. Perform due diligence analysis on designs including requirements review, hand calculations, thermal systems, failure modes, and CAD in a rapid and iterative development environment.
  17. Ownership of your product delivery timeline through conception, design, integration, launch and recovery.
  18. Exemplify technical excellence and be accountable for your own work.


Basic Qualifications

  1. Experience with AutoCAD Electrical
  2. Experience with 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks
  3. Experience drawing schematics showing analog I/O, digital I/O, power and network connections to controllers
  4. Experience drawing cable harness assembly drawings
  5. Experience drawing electrical panel assembly drawings
  6. Experience with battery management systems
  7. Experience with Ethernet, RS232, RS485 and CAN bus networks
  8. Experience with power distribution system design
  9. Experience in selecting components and materials that will be subjected to extreme conditions (high/low pressure, high/low temperature, corrosion, vibration, etc.)
  10. Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred. Not required if experience is in excess of 10 years
  11. Subject matter expert in sensors and instrumentation integration
  12. Hands on skills and ability to provide directions to technicians to build, test, and troubleshoot prototype systems
  13. Expertise in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  14. Experience with product validation: shock, vibration, and environmental testing 
  15. Analyze product/system requirements to create mechanical architecture
  16. Define mechanical subsystem and components requirements
  17. Own product level and main sub-systems assembly drawings and procedures
  18. Lead detailed design of all mechanical components.
  19. Provide expertise and guidance in analysis of new complex designs using CAE (structural, dynamics, heat transfer, fluid flow)
  20. Approve all mechanical subsystem and components design documentation (drawings, materials specification, etc)
  21. Perform root-cause analysis of failure modes, interpretation of unexpected test results and conflicting data to formulate hypothesis and drive solutions
  22. Experience with space rated systems is a plus
  23. Ability to work well in an integrated, fast-paced, dynamic collaborative team environment.
  24. Passion for hands on work including equipment assembly and maintenance.
  25. Organizational skills in managing multiple projects while contributing to others.
  26. 2+ years of experience with mechanical/electromechanical design and analysis (internship experience qualifies) in a full cycle design engineering role.
  27. Understanding of control theory and experience with embedded computing using Python and/or C/C++, etc. is a plus.
  28. Ability to write ladder logic for Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen-Bradley) is a plus.
  29. Ability to design control screens for human machine interfaces (HMI) to communicate with programmable logic controllers over Ethernet is a plus.
  30. Experience with data acquisition systems is a plus.


Preferred Skills and Experience


  1. Hands-on project experience, preferably as a team or sub-system team lead
  2. Experience with control systems
  3. Experience with automation of processes and equipment 
  4. 4+ years of professional experience in electromechanical design and analysis.
  5. 2+ years of hands-on project experience with complex mechanical systems, preferably as a lead.
  6. Solid understanding and application of GD&T.
  7. Demonstrated understanding of analysis and failure modes of complex mechanical systems.
  8. Proactive problem-solving skills such as failure analysis, root cause investigation, and DOE creation
  9. Exceptional written and verbal communication with an emphasis on interpersonal and organizational skills


Additional Requirements


  1. Ability to travel as needed
  2. Ability to pass NASA background checks for Cape Canaveral
  3. Ability to pass a drug test
  4. Ability to get a merchant mariner certification



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