Senior CAD Designer - Human Landing System (HLS)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

In anticipation of NASA awarding the Human Landing System (HLS) contract in the near future, Dynetics Space System Division is seeking qualified engineers and analysts to support NASA programs; including the history-making Human Landing System that will put the first woman and next man on the Moon. We are seeking project engineers, systems engineers, test engineers, electrical/mechanical engineers, stress/structural engineers and analysts to join a diverse team in support of the development of a Human Lander System that will take us back to the surface of the Moon by 2024.

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Senior CAD Designer to join a diverse, highly-skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving space systems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, costeffective intelligence, engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Senior CAD Designer will support Dynetics’ development of space hardware systems. Candidate will perform mechanical design of systems and components for government and commercial customers using 3D CAD software. Candidate will apply sound mechanical design principles in the development of machined, structural, fabricated, and sheet metal components. Candidate will develop design concepts given documented requirements. Candidate will oversee Bill of Material development and component specification for mechanical assemblies as well as applying engineering design processes, design for manufacturing, & drawing production. 


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess an Associate’s Degree in Drafting, in Design or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least (10) ten years of demonstrated mechanical design experience using 3D parametric computer aided design software.

In lieu of degree, High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of (20) twenty years of experience related to CAD design and engineering drawing production is required.

Candidate must have experience drafting and reviewing mechanical drawings to ASME Y14 standards.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Preferred candidates will also have experience and/or working knowledge with:

  • Designing space flight hardware.
  • PDM/PLM systems.
  • SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, or Creo CAD Software.
  • Finite Element Modeling software package.
  • Certifications for MCAD Systems.


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.



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