Mechanical/Mechanisms Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Mechanical/Mechanisms Engineer

KBR is seeking a Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer to work on the CAD design and development for elements of the Mars mission at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The launches to Mars are planned for 2026 and 2028.

Responsibilities may include geometrical layout studies, sizing calculations, and generating lay-out and detailed mechanical piece-part and assembly drawings representing designs that satisfy all requirements. Utilizes CAD software and works with engineers and analysts to translate concepts, constraints, and other requirements into physical concepts and drawings as defined by the Mechanical, Electrical, Electro - Mechanical, Mechanism, or Optical Engineers. Supports generation of assembly procedures and design review documentation to describe assembly and/or integration processes.

US Citizenship required

Job Duties

  • Main focus will be on the CAD development and drawing production
  • Generating engineering drawings per ASME Y14.100
  • Specifically generating detail drawings, assembly drawings, interface drawings, and source control drawings per ASME Y14.24 and application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5-2009
  • Performs hardware design of new products and existing hardware upgrades
  • Implements the maintenance and repair requirements associated with the hardware.
  • Troubleshoots hardware and works the resolution of out of spec and failure conditions
  • Develops procedures for hardware, assembly, testing, manufacturing, and materials
  • Interfaces with customers associated with project, test, and hardware support
  • Improves process efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow and equipment requirements

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering (ABET)
  • 7 + years of Mechanical Engineering Mechanism Design experience for aerospace applications
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and the ability to apply them to real-time operations is essential
  • Significant experience and understanding of ASME Y14.100
  • Experience in advanced CAD design and assembly
  • Must be able to complete advanced mechanical space flight and ground drawings and have advanced knowledge of Geometric Design &Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Have ability to excel in a dynamic environment with changing requirements and priorities while working on multiple tasks and must possess professional attitude
  • Previous experience must include:
  • NX Software
  • NASA specifications and standards
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and proven success in collaborative environments

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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