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Mechanical Engineer (Madison, WI)

Company: Total Aviation Staffing, LLC
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer position for one of our clients.

Join their team of dedicated and passionate professionals, fueled by the most powerful brand in general aviation industry, as they continue their mission of democratizing the general aviation space through cutting-edge technology and innovative product and service offerings. They empower and retain diverse talent and recognize their employees' unique perspectives and skills taking pride in helping their employees develop a meaningful and exciting career path.

What Is In It For You

Salary: $80,000- 100,000 (depending on relevant industry experience)

Relocation: Open to paying relocation costs.

Benefits eligible day 1 of hire:

Generous PTO
Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability
No cost to employee Life Insurance ($30k)
No cost to employee Accidental Death and Dismemberment ($30k)
No cost to employee 401k - 50% contribution match up to 3%

Benefits eligible first of the month:
Aflac Insurance which includes: Short Term Disability, Rare Disease, Cancer, Injury, and hospital insurance
Pet Insurance


Our client is setting the pace in the general aviation industry. Over the past six decades, aviation has seen tremendous advances in avionics, airframe design, and the use of composite materials. During this same period, aviation piston engine design has remained stagnant. Their team is led by pioneering business leaders that have proven the ability to disrupt markets using innovative technology. They are joined by certified engineers, administrators, FAA airframe and powerplant mechanics and pilots. Their combined team has accumulated 300+ years of experience. This dedication to innovation drives them in hiring and developing the best talent they can. They recognize your career path is as individual as you and our priority is providing an environment where you can do your best work - and grow as a professional. If you want to be part of an evolving, industry where the sky is the limit, create a new flight plan for your career. Apply today!


A Day In The Life of a Mechanical Engineer:

Under the direction of Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Engineer will assist in the development of new engine platforms as well as the sustainment of existing models. This individual will primarily focus on engine development including conceptualization, detailed engineering design, and analysis.

This position is a professional engineering position, yet combined with occasional "hands-on", assisting technicians working through challenged on the engine(s).

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Performance of other duties as assigned.

Design and develop engine systems and components, starting with basic engineering analysis.
Select appropriate materials and processes considering performance, longevity, reliability, and cost.
Execute or develop requirements and verification methods for component or system analyses.
Proactively communicate with engineers, drafters, suppliers, and program managers to optimize engine design, reliability, and performance.
Develop and create test standards and protocols; analyze test results.
Design for lowest manufacturing cost consistent with reliability, performance requirements, and FAA certification standards.
Supervise drawing preparation in accordance to ASME drafting standards.
Perform stack up tolerance analysis to ensure designs are suitable for manufacture.
Assist with the setup and execution of FEA, CFD, and engine performance analysis.



BS, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from four-year University.
3+ years of appropriate engine design experience.
Experience with complex castings such as engine blocks
Experience with precision steel forgings such as crankshafts


Proficient with Solidworks or other 3D CAD modeling software
FEA, CFD, fatigue, durability, and engine performance simulation and optimization experience
GD&T Experience
R&D Experience
Aviation enthusiast

If you are interested in the Mechanical Engineer job and be part of an evolving, industry where the sky is the limit, create a new flight plan for your career. Apply today!

------This vacancy is being advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC. The services advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC are those of an Employment Agency

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