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Engineer III

Everett, Washington Contract Job ID: 2110135065
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer in Everett, WA.

  • Develops and designs, using engineering principles, parts, components, sub-assemblies, assemblies and systems 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs assigned tasks meeting the organization's expectations for quality, schedule and process compliance
  • Ensures application of business unit best practices and identifies the need for enhanced processes, methods, and tools
  • Leads technical aspect of bids and proposals for new business
  • Translates technical requirements into work requirements, processes, and tasks
  • New designs and modify existing ones
  • Detailed designs and drawings
  • Installation drawing
  • System architecture
  • Selects and validates appropriate material 
  • Selects and validates standard mechanical components such as fasteners, inserts, etc
  • Performs spatial integration at system or component level of mechanisms or systems
  • Prepares, reviews and validates structural and systems layouts, preliminary sizing, installations, assembly and detail drawings
  • Able to lead the integration  with technology, stress, systems, manufacturing and test teams
  • Develops and validates solutions to problems
  • Identifies and communicates the need for new or enhanced design requirements
  • Collaborates and coordinates with customer to develop solutions
  • Selects contractors, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers to exchange technical data and coordinate project execution
  • Validates, communicates design solutions, and assist investigating and resolving design issues
  • Exercises broad latitude in determining technical solutions
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.) and CATIA V5
  • Travels off-site to vendor/customer locations as required in performance of responsibilities
  • Mentors less experienced staff
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required
  • Adheres to safe work practices and contributes to the evolution of the health, safety, and environmental program and culture
  • Other duties may be assigned

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent engineering degree
  • 6-9 years experience in an engineering classification in the aerospace industry, specifically in mechanical and structural design of Rotorcraft and Aircraft Primary and Secondary Structures and systems
  • Proficiency in using Catia V5 or equivalent
  • Advanced understanding of stress analysis concepts and methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge of rotorcraft and aircraft Designs and Installations
  • Advanced knowledge in rotorcraft and aircraft primary and secondary structures; and rotorcraft and aircraft mechanical systems
  • Advanced knowledge in preliminary sizing and detailing of parts/components/systems; mechanical and structural design for manufacturing, design within certification requirements, weight control, drafting procedures and standards
  • Advanced knowledge in designing both Metallic and Non Metallic structures
  • Advanced knowledge of FAR Part 23/25 and Part 27/29 regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of configuration management
  • Advanced understanding of product lifecycle management
  • Tooling & manufacturing experience (Preferred)
  • Experience leading activities and teams
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work in a team environment
  • Ability to make decisions applicable to job level and responsibilities
  • Ability to work with MS Office computer applications
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • List the supervisory responsibilities this position must perform; include the department or position titles responsible for and the level of authority exercised in performing the responsibilities.
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This position sits and performs computer work for extended periods of time and may include occasional travel between facilities/buildings.
  • Access flight lines, maintenance facilities, and aircraft entry. Climb stairs, steps, ramps; crawl in tight spaces
Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The work environment is an office setting with moderate office noise. In addition frequent participation at aircraft MRO facilities and on aircraft work.

More Details

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. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

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.

As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
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