Mechanical Engineer

HDL Research Lab
US - Texas - Brenham
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  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to oversee the design, development, and support of complex electronic power systems for the defense/aerospace industry.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Design enclosures, structures, cooling systems, components, assemblies, assembly fixtures, and/or test fixtures using applicable military and industry standards and specifications.
Lead design reviews of detailed models, drawings, BOMs, and other engineering documents to ensure successful manufacturing and implementation of HDL products.
Develop new processes and streamline existing HDL manufacturing practices to support the acquisition of new business.
Modify existing products to meet internal or external customer requirements.
Perform thermal and structural finite element analysis on components and assemblies to ensure design compliance with customer requirements. Confirm model validity with test data and relevant hand calculations when appropriate.
Present mechanical designs during customer-facing reviews.
Coordinate with HDL production and machine shop teams to support manufacturing requirements.
Provide technical support to customers and associates.


US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status.
BS in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.
Minimum 0-2 years of related experience.
3D CAD modeling experience; Autodesk Inventor preferred.
Knowledge of ANSYS, ANSYS APDL, or equivalent FEA (Abaqus, MSC Nastran/Patran) preferred.
Knowledge of ASME drafting standards, particularly GD&T per ASME Y14.5.
Proficiency in MATLAB or Python is a plus.
Excellent time management with the ability to multitask and prioritize work.
Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Positive demeanor and outlook.
A creative mind with a desire to suggest improvements and new ideas.


With over 40 years of experience in the defense industry, our mission is to design and build high quality custom power electronics for military and aerospace applications. We are driven by innovation, perseverance, and a desire to support those who serve our country.

HDL Research Lab Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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