Mechanical Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85342-297517
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 25, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Starting Date: December 16, 2019
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Job Description:

Sigmatech has an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer to provide support for the research and development of propulsion and pyrotechnic/explosive technology for the Propulsion Technology Division of the Weapons, Development, and Integration Directorate (WDI) of the Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center (CCDC AvMC). The Propulsion Technology Division provides rapid fabrication, test design, reverse engineering, static testing, data analysis and reporting of many propulsion and missile related test articles. Operational facilities within the Propulsion Technology Division include: Solid, liquid and gel (hypergol) Rocket Static Test Facilities, Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Machine shop featuring conventional and CNC capability, Russell Tower Measurement Facility, Open Burn/Open Detonation Facility, Intentional Detonation Explosive Test Facility, and Air-Breathing Propulsion Static Test Facilities. Tasks include, but are not limited to, managing test projects, providing mechanical design support for test fixtures, performing analysis of test components in order to design these test fixture to the required 5 to 1 safety factor, instrumentation identification, creating drawings for machine shop part fabrication, specifying component requirements and researching components based on specifications, reverse engineering of propulsion concepts, and evaluating propulsion concepts for performance against a specification.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering field (Mechanical or Aerospace is preferred)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance
  • Solid grasp of the primary engineering major courses: mechanical design, structures, statics/dynamics, etc.
  • Ability to participate as a team member
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Good interpersonal & organizational skills
  • Good written & spoken communication skills
  • Able to test & troubleshoot systems
  • Ability to use Spreadsheet, Word Processor, Database, & Email
  • Ability to obtain certification in handling Ammunition and Explosives
  • Experience in CAD/CAM - Solidworks experience is preferred
  • Capability to work in a rugged environment
  • Must be willing to work with, around, and handle explosives and/or hazardous chemicals while using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided

WHY SIGMATECH? Sigmatech provides industry-leading engineering, technical, programmatic, test and evaluation, and training support for the Army, Air Force, Navy, and MDA. We are an employee-centric, high-performing, ISO:9001-certified organization that focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a commitment to ethics, integrity, and continuous improvement.

Sigmatech values each and every one of our employees, promoting a culture of teamwork, diversity, and inclusion. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility they need to enjoy success on the job and to live a healthy, balanced life.

Sigmatech was founded in 1986 as an employee-focused company. Sigmatech maintains an employee retention rate significantly higher than the industry average by offering an array of industry-leading benefits to attract the best and brightest employees:

*Highly competitive salaries *World-class, comprehensive health insurance plans (Medical, Dental, Vision) *Flexible spending accounts *Short and long term disability *Life insurance *401(k) savings plans with generous corporate matching *Profit sharing *Bonuses *Tuition/training reimbursement *Generous leave accrual *Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

 Our challenging work, family environment, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits make Sigmatech an employer of choice in the Space and Defense industry


Sigmatech is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.