Zodiac Aerospace Sr. Design Engineer or Design Engineer, Mechanical Systems in Kirkland, Washington

Sr. Design Engineer or Design Engineer, Mechanical Systems

Location: Kirkland, WA

Req Number: 1342-GTI

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Open to Contract or Direct employment

Known worldwide for aerospace technical excellence

Greenpoint is an integrated network of experts providing one-of-a-kind, quality craftsmanship to deliver nose-to-tail VIP and VVIP Boeing Business Jet aircraft interiors for private clients and Heads-of-State. Greenpoint also provides repair, refurbishment, and paint services for the following business aircraft: Boeing,Gulfstream, Challenger, Beechcraft, Learjet, Citation, Pilatus, and Piaggio. We are proud to be known in the aerospace industry for our design and engineering innovation, award-winning company culture, and on-time delivery of our beautiful products.

We’re custom-built for high achievers

We use leading-edge tools and employee-built processes to deliver extraordinary, one-of-a-kind custom aircraft interiors. It’s complex work, but we work smart. In return for hard work, collaboration, and creativity, our people experience a culture custom built for high achievers:

  • Big jobs, stretch assignments, significant investment in employee development,

  • High accountability environment, with transparent decisions aligned to values, open communication, and engaged leadership,

  • Ability to make a big, visible impact on the end product, and

  • Bonuses, rewards and recognition based on achievement.

Greenpoint Engineering

At Greenpoint, we strive to find engineers who can bring their creativity to the table, collaborate with one another, communicate fully and are committed to precision and excellence. Join our team as a Mechanical Systems Design Engineer or Senior Design Engineer.

The responsibilities of this role are:

Creates basic designs of aircraft mechanical systems for Fit, Form and Function to meet customer criteria, quality standards, FAA requirements, budget and project schedules using Computer Aided Drafting/Design tools.

  • Designs and checks mechanical aircraft systems including; ECS, waste water, O2 and smoke.

  • ECS flow balancing using FlowCAD

  • Design systems using AutoCAD Inventor

  • Ensures designs meet customer criteria, quality standards and FAA requirements.

  • Adheres to budget and project schedules.

  • Provides design guidance and feedback to other engineering personnel.

  • Povides liaison engineering support.

Target qualifications for this role are:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering, minimum of 5 years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Aviation background and aircraft interior experience preferred.

  • Employees working on programs subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations must qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, a Permanent Resident who does not work for a foreign company/foreign government/foreign governmental agency or organization, or a political asylee for legal compliance purposes.

In-depth knowledge, skills, and abilities for this role include:

  • Ability to design and check mechanical systems drawings for Fit, Form and Function.

  • Strong Computer Aided Drafting/Design skills using AutoCAD and/or Inventor.

  • Three dimensional (3D) design/drafting skills are preferred.

  • Experience with mechanical system standardize bidding including proposal writting and knowledge.

  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally as part of an established and growing team.

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills.

  • Experience adhering to budget and project schedules.

Other role related information:

  • Experience Level: Individual Contributor

  • Job Type: Full-Time or Contract

  • Location: Kirkland, WA

  • Travel: Yes

  • Relocation Support Available: No

  • Department: Engineering

It is the policy of Greenpoint to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disabilities, marital status, veteran status, or any other status or characteristics protected under federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and need assistance in completing the application or in taking any test required for employment, please notify Human Resources who will make appropriate arrangements.

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