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Cincinnati, OH

Mechanical Engineer


Job Description

Mechanical Engineer 


Primarily responsible for the design efforts for electro-mechanical packaging for radio frequency (RF) devices.  Position utilizes CAD to design, evaluate, and solve packaging, thermal, and stress challenges related to the assembly of electronic hardware within standard and custom designed enclosures. 

 Mechanical Engineering Functions 

  • Design high performance mechanical assemblies; responsible for projects from start to finish
  • Design mechanical structures that house circuit card assemblies, electronic components, subassemblies, etc.
  • Conduct the thermal, mechanical stress, and vibration analysis of electro-mechanical enclosures, heat exchange mechanisms, and printed circuit boards used on airborne, maritime, and ground-mobile RF equipment.
  • Conduct air flow calculations to determine mass flow (lb/min), volume flow, velocity, pressure drop, etc., with ambient, inlet, and outlet variables such as temperature, altitude, and pressure. Determine required mechanical system design to meet the specified environmental conditions.
  • Produce and maintain the documentation related to the mechanical aspects of a design
  • Develop detail drawings and Bills of Materials (BOM) for assigned product designs
  • Incorporate engineering change orders 

Education and Experience 

  • Experience in thermal and structural analysis, and electro-mechanical packaging required
  • Experience using thermal and stress analysis software, AutoDesk Inventor (or other 3D CAD software) and AutoCAD required
  • Must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, quality and management, along with customer (both internal and external)
  • Knowledge of MIL-STD for airborne equipment


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation