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Mechanical Engineer

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Category:
Laboratory and Research
Type:
Full-Time

Posting Number: req19693

Department: James C Wyant Coll Optical Sci

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences is seeking applicants for a Mechanical Engineer that will create large optical-mechanical systems for the Optical Fabrication & Engineering Facility.

Federal regulations require that the incumbent be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or have another protected status under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) to be ITAR/EAR compliant.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create mechanical system design meeting mechanical and optical requirements. Optimize mechanical and optical performance of systems through iterative design processes including FEA, and thermal analysis. Create technical documents such as reports, slides and plans. Support design reviews such as CoDR, PDR and CDR.
  • Provide practical, hands-on skills in working with engineers and technicians in a lab environment.
  • Work with vendors to manufacture parts, subsystems and systems per requirements and, peers and management.
  • Perform tolerance analysis at system and subsystem level. Work with a design and engineering team to create full drawing packages with GD&T and detailed AIT (assembly, integration and testing) plans.
  • Support developing proposals.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge and skills in applying engineering principles and procedures to develop practical engineering solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Design and Engineering OR equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • At least 3 years of work experience.
  • Federal regulations require that the incumbent be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or have another protected status under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) to be ITAR/EAR compliant.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in engineering mechanics, fabrication of parts, 3D modeling using CAD tool, Solidworks, PDMWorks, and geometric dimensions and tolerances.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $75,540 - $98,201

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade

10

Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

Grade Range Minimum

$75540

Grade Range Midpoint

$98201

Grade Range Maximum

$120863

Career Stream and Level

PC2

Job Family

Research Engineering

Job Function

Research

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Lisa Armijo-larmijo@optics.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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