Mechanical Engineer $60k-$90k / Join the Team in Santa Ana, CA!

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The purpose of this job is to design and develop new mechanical devices and improve existing ones. This includes creating mechanical designs, prototypes, and technical drawings for new and existing products.

Depending on experience, this may be a temp –> hire position.

(you will start with an agency and become eligible to be hired directly by Ocean Technology Systems)

Job Duties:

1. Plans, designs, and produces all documents to support mechanical deliverable for the project.

2. Leads mechanical portion of new product development and is responsible for managing and meeting project deadlines.

3. Creates technical drawings using CAD software in 2D and 3D to sketch and draw up designs using input from engineers from within the team.

4. Operates equipment to turn conceptual design into prototypes using 3D Printers, and machine tools.

5. Ensures all mechanical designs are in line with company procedure regulations, and customer standards.

6. Uses customer feedback and data to upgrade, improve or repair or current products.

7. Provides support necessary to build and test products to ensure it is built properly and in accordance to the design specifications.

8. Analyses problems or deficiencies and develops solutions to resolve them for both new product development and existing products.

9. Reviews and approves all mechanical drawings performed by mechanical designer and drafter.

10. Collaborates with management and engineering team to meet company objectives.

Liaises with suppliers and sub-contractors.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Fundamental knowledge includes: proficiency in CAD and 3D software, use of machine tools, have mechanical aptitude and industry-specific knowledge, familiar with chemical composition structure and properties of various metals and how chemical processes affect part dimensioning, familiarity with plastics and adhesives.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer and hold at least a 4-year degree in mechanical engineering discipline or a combination of experience and knowledge equivalent to a mechanical engineer.

Current Schedule: (may change due to work conditions)

Two Schedules to choose from 8/80 or 9/80 with every other Friday off

Fridays we close at 3 pm

Physical Demands

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms. The work also requires the following physical abilities: grasping, hearing, mental acuity, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, talking, and visual acuity.

Work Environment:

Employees in this position work in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs. Employees will be exposed to noise, moving mechanical parts, oils/solvents, fumes, and odors that may affect the eyes, ears, nose, throat and/or skin.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Undersea Systems International, Inc. dba Ocean Technology Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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