Oceaneering - Houston, TX
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Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense and aerospace industries. Oceaneering's business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspections, mobile offshore production systems, and engineering and project management. Oceaneering Space Systems is playing a key role in the development of the next generation of robots for use in the aerospace, undersea, military and automotive industries. Robonaut 2 is a dexterous anthropomorphic robot which takes robots to the next level - faster, more dexterous, and more technologically advanced. This new generation is able to use robotic hands to perform work beyond the scope of previous humanoid robots. Oceaneering Space Systems engineers have incorporated leading edge control, sensor, and vision technologies and continue to provide mechanical, electrical, electronic, and software support for the project at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Oceaneering is searching for some highly motivated engineers to join the team. For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Advanced Technologies, then click on Space Systems.
Duties & Responsibilities
Working under limited supervision, the mechanical engineer is responsible for concept development, detailed design and development, requirements definition, reading and interpreting engineering drawings, mechanical & electro-mechanical systems integration, and qualification/acceptance verification of complex mechanical and electro-mechanical systems and subsystems. This position may also include performing project level tasks, supporting customer meetings and discussions, supporting manufacturing, definition and planning of the design/development effort, certification, coordination, integration, and verification at all project levels. Knowledge of standard mechanical engineering practices including proper material choices and design for manufacturability. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.
Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent is required. A Masters degree is preferred but not required. Mid-to-senior level mechanical engineering experience is required. Direct experience with Pro E, human space flight space cargo/payloads, vacuum effects and materials, Harmonic drives, inertial loads, thermal protection systems, drivetrains and gear sets are highly desirable. Experience with mechanical engineering specifications, analysis tools, integration of payload/cargo/thermal protection systems subsystems, and requirement trades are required. Exceptional analytical, mechanical, and system skills are highly desirable.
As set forth more fully in the Company's Equal Employment Opportunity Statement, Oceaneering is an equal opportunity employer.