Optical-Mechanical Engineer
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

Job Description

Optical-Mechanical Engineer- Cullman, AL
 
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
 
The preferred candidate will have experience in optical design and optical tooling design of metallic optics (mirrors, telescope assemblies, etc) from inception to fabrication, testing and production support through customer delivery.   
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: 
  • Performs design and development of optical hardware from individual mirrors to multi-optic assemblies
  • Conducts optical analysis to show design is compliant to customer requirements
  • Proficient use and understanding of Optical tolerancing and performance budgeting in addition to Design for Manufacture (DFM) concepts, principles, and theories
  • Creates designs for tooling used in the fabrication and testing of optics and optical assemblies
  • Must be proficient with solid modeling CAD tools to create mechanical models and accompanying drawings
  • Solid knowledge with technical standards, manufacturing/fabrication methods, government/industry standards
  • Coordinates designs with manufacturing engineering to ensure the practicality of the design and to assist in the solution of production difficulties encountered in manufacturing
  • Troubleshoots and modifies designs as required
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of assembly process procedures/instructions to define the proper build sequence, tooling, equipment, and methods
  • Communicates with internal and external customers on all aspects of design and testing
  • Contributes to continuous improvement activities and Root Cause / Corrective Action investigations
  • Researches previous design approaches and provides recommendations for improvements 
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
  • Optical analysis software experience (Zemax. Sigfit and TracePro preferred)
  • 3D CAD experience (Solidworks experience preferred)
  • Technical drawing knowledge: drawing standards, tolerancing, GD&T (Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Experience with design of optics and optical assemblies including tolerancing and performance budgeting
  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacturability and Design for Assembly
  • Ability to perform basic structural and thermal analysis a plus
  • Requires technical evaluation skills, and basic manufacturing engineering knowledge
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cullman, AL
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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GeoLogics is a high-technology and technical services company with over 25 years of successful participation in development and experimental programs for aerospace and defense contractors, government agencies, and research laboratories. GeoLogics specializes in creating mission critical solutions and provides technical support in the areas of R&D, engineering, communications, software, and systems development.

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