Blue Canyon Technologies Mechanical Engineer in Boulder, Colorado
Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is a leading provider of turnkey smallsatellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, andESPA-class spacecraft. We specialize in precision pointing platforms basedupon our high-performance attitude determination and control components.BCT's highly experienced staff has developed low-cost, flight-proven,high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components thatenable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and governmentapplications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supportingLEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.Blue Canyon Technologies is seeking a talented and enthusiastic MechanicalEngineer with 5+ years' experience to join our growing team.Job Responsibilities:In this position, you will work on the design, development,management, testing, and deployment of structures, mechanisms, andelectrical assemblies for small spacecraft from CubeSat-sized (10 cmsquare) up to ESPA- class (24 x 28 x 38 inches). This job involvesextensive Solidworks design and documentation, including creation ofdetailed fabrication drawings with GD+T, assembly drawings, BOM's,authoring work instructions. This job will include original design work,and updates and maintenance to existing designs. The position will includeusing ANSYS or NASTRAN for FEA modeling.Minimum Qualifications:BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required5+ years of relevant experience working in mechanical or structural designof space mechanisms, structures, electronics assemblies, Solidworks,GD+T, ANSYS or NASTRAN FEA ModelingExcellent communication, analytical, communication, organizational,strategic and statistical skills.Knowledge of machine shop manufacturing and tolerancing.Preferred Experience:Composite honeycomb panel design experienceActive DoD secret clearance desirableTeam oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.An effective sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple priorities in afast paced, small company environment.Benefits:Blue Canyon Technologies offers company paid health, dental and visionbenefits, generous paid time off and a great 401 k plan.Working conditions:This job operates in a professional office environment, but in amanufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such ascomputers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filling cabinets and fax machines.Physical requirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the dutiesof this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods oftime, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequentlyrequired to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee isoccasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The positionrequires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift ormove objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includesclose vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.*All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearancewill be required to successfully pass a drug test.Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and Equal EmploymentOpportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, maritalstatus, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or covered veteranstatus or any other protected factor.