Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Job Code: GW-09192310300671
Salary Range: Up to $160K
Job Location: CA--
City: San Diego    State: CA


The successful candidate is expected to be a technical generalist able to develop 
solutions to complex problems using mechanical analysis of rotating and static turbine 
hardware in addition to being ingenious, creative and applying new concepts. A strong 
background in gas turbine design fundamentals and secondary cooling flow systems is highly 
beneficial for this role. The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to 
successfully define, lead and execute projects starting from root cause analysis, solution 
concept through validation, and finally product implementation. Additionally, the 
successful candidate will play an integral role in ensuring that solutions fulfill 
performance, manufacturing, durability, maintainability, and cost targets.

The successful candidate will perform detailed mechanical design work, and manage 
workscope and execution to align with time sensitive deliverables performed under DevOps 
planning. When required, the successful candidate will execute component rig or engine 
tests by managing required hardware, instrumentation, scheduling, resultant data analysis 
and post-test hardware inspections. Strong written, oral and presentation communication 
skills are required. Additionally, the successful candidate will support business 
operations when necessary, with support to customer services, manufacturing, and supply 

Minimum Qualifications:

12+ years of directly applicable Mechanical Design work experience bachelor’s degree in 
Mechanical Engineering or closely related degree

Experience with concept and detail design principles

Gas turbine design and analysis experience

Experience using Finite Element Analysis (ANSYS) software to perform detailed modal and 
structural analysis

Experience with reviewing and checking engineering drawings

Preferred Qualifications:

15+ years relevant mechanical design work experience

Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Proficiencies for the following skills and tools:

Geometric dimensional and tolerance specifications (ASME Y14.5-2009)

Creo (or related CAD system)

Design experience with compressor and/or combustion section

Practical manufacturing and producibility knowledge including welding and brazing

ANSYS Experience in the design and/or analysis of gas turbine components, gas turbine 
operation and application, materials and processes, manufacturing methods and test 

Experience with detailed cross-section stack-ups

Experience with life prediction methods

Experience with turbine blade heat transfer essentials

Windchill, Microsoft Office and technical writing