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Mechanical Engineering Specialist

Mobile, Alabama Contract Job ID: 1910098417
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Specialist in Mobile, AL.

  • ​​​​​​​Analyze and update qualification data.
  • Ensure archiving of qualification data.
  • Coordinate with suppliers in all aspects of standard parts development and qualification.
  • Interface as needed with stress engineers, designers, suppliers and technical management personnel to assure qualification of product to industry and airworthiness standards, international travel may be required.
  • Support establishing, developing, updating of company standards.
  • Support quality aspects (inspection, MRB, concession, ... ).
  • Support manufacturing, assembly and MAP.
  • Develop solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems requiring judgment and ingenuity.
  • Responsible for project specific deliverables including feasibility studies, technical investigation and resolution, and creation of technical documents.
  • Resolve technical problems by all possible means including conferring with specialists that would critically affect performance, cost, or schedule.
  • Organize the technical aspects of proposal development.
  • Represents the Company to current customers or suppliers on technical matters related to the assigned project or technical specialty.
  • Provide technical input to engineering project teams.
  • Provide input to engineering processes and suggest modifications regarding the design and development of aircraft cabins and components.
  • Provide input to the design engineering elements of the integrated project plan to ensure it is technically robust.
  • Develop solutions to handle the most complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.
  • Cooperate with vendors in all aspects of development.
  • Maintain and contribute to standardization tools.
  • Provide reporting to the necessary detail department and project engineering.
  • Implement standardization aspects with/at risk share partners and component suppliers.
  • Perform other task as assigned.
  • Up to 10% travel internationally or domestically expected.

Specific Skills:

  • Experienced with DO-160 and EASA or FAA regulatory qualification processes related to Part 21 and Part 25 requirements.
  • Possess excellent knowledge of aircraft materials, manufacturing process, environmental qualification and design application.
  • Familiar with aircraft standard parts (fasteners, seals, inserts, etc), FAA and EASA TSO standards, associated industry qualification standards and test methodology, requirements and processes. 

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 

  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience in an engineering discipline.
  • Experience in aircraft certification and qualification of standard parts (or TSO parts), certification testing, flammability testing or stress tests is preferred.
  • Job requires good written and oral communication skills, and applicant should be skilled at the coordination of engineering projects among multiple departments in a multi-national company.

Education / Special Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or other appropriate engineering discipline with relevant experience.  
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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