electrical
mechanical
solidworks
propulsion
satellite
systems
commercial
spacecraft
designer

If you are a self-starter known for your partnership and communication skills, come join us as a Designer! In this role, you will be using your skills and expertise to develop highly complex designs. These cover a very wide range, from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll create and review layouts, drawings, and models for clarity, completeness, and accuracy. You'll identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements in designs.

Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space

The designer uses skills and expertise to develop highly complex designs from concept trades to final detail part and assembly drawings. These activities cover a very wide product range that varies from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems to highly integrated aircraft, orbital, and space exploration systems. The designer creates and reviews layouts, drawings, and models for clarity, completeness, and accuracy. Designers identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements in designs. ย Designers collaborate with all levels of mechanical and manufacturing engineers to collectively derive robust, cost effective and reliable designs.

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing course (ASME Y14.5M) certification preferred

Must have experience with AutoCAD/Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, SolidWorks, or comparable 3D design/drafting package

Proficiency using MS Office and Windows operating systems is required. Experience with web browsers and email applications in and inter/intranet environment is recommended

Must be able to read and use measuring instruments such as machinist scales, calipers, micrometers, and other precision measuring equipment

The ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and wiring diagrams

The ability to โ€œreverse engineerโ€ parts or assemblies

The ability to interface with vendors/suppliers on procurement and/or manufacturability of a part.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Requires a BA/BS in Related Field

Physical/Mental/Emotional Requirements:

  • Frequently walk, sit, stand, climb stairs and steps
  • Frequently repeat same hand, arm, and finger motion many times to include finger and hand dexterity
  • Rarely lifting or carrying up to 20 lbs.

Working Conditions:

  • Rarely exposed to fumes or hazardous chemicals/materials
  • Rarely exposed to loud noises

Referral Bonus:

$1,500

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $79,264.96 - $108,989.32

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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Sierra Space
United States, Louisville, CO
Posted 8d ago
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