Open Position: Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer (Bridge 12 Technologies, Inc.; Natick, MA): Under supervision, the Mechanical Engineer will plan and design tools, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Specific duties include: Designing and developing, as part of a multidisciplinary team, hardware for microwave and terahertz generators, particle accelerators, and other scientific instrumentation; Using Computer Aided Design (CAD) layout tools such as Autodesk Inventor and SolidWorks for mechanical design and drafting; Selecting components and determining hardware test specifications; Interfacing with cross-functional teams, including the development team, for control system design; Estimating costs and obtaining quotes from vendors for engineering projects; Generating engineering drawings, schematics, and performance reports; Maintaining CAD database and version control system for mechanical drawings; Developing a production plan by selecting manufacturing methods, fabrication techniques, and mechanical fixturing for production; Analyzing design feasibility and performance and operational efficiency of systems; Assembling prototype systems and testing; Designing advanced precision equipment for accurate or controlled applications; Implementing design adjustments in the mechanical design based on thermal, fluid, and structural simulations to improve system performance; and Designing advanced electronic control systems for mechanical systems.

Up to 3% travel (primarily domestic, with possibility of limited international) required to complete installations, testing, and commissioning at customer sites.

Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field.

Must have: Demonstrated ability to make engineering drawings and read and interpret blueprints; Demonstrated experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools such as SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor; Demonstrated familiarity with 3D CAD modeling and engineering drawing; Demonstrated strong understanding of system-level optimization for size, weight, and performance; Demonstrated experience in completing at least one complete product design life cycle; Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good team work ethic. (Unless otherwise indicated, employer is seeking the ability in the skills listed above with no specific number of years of experience required. All experience can be gained concurrently and can be demonstrated via coursework and/or internship experience.)

To apply, please email your Resume or CV with a cover letter to: and include the reference number in the subject line. Ref: 00040194. An EOE.