Axiom Space is the emerging leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services. Guided by the fundamental conviction that human spaceflight answers a timeless calling to explore, innovate, cooperate, and progress, Axiom strives to make living and working in space commonplace by providing unprecedented access today to the International Space Station while building its successor: the world’s first international commercial space station.

 

SUMMARY:  The Design Engineer will be responsible for defining and executing the following engineering processes:

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

                    Use specialized software to create models and drawings of products

                    Research new materials and methods of development

                    Organize and maintain existing engineering records

                    Construct prototypes and confirm designs with the design/purchasing team

                    Perform physical testing on engineering prototypes

                    Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education & Experience

3+ years' experience in mechanical design

In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks 3D CAD software

Extensive knowledge of metal fabrication processes

Understanding of current cutting tool technology

Impeccable attention to detail

Ability to plan, schedule, coordinate and problem solve effectively

 

Disposition

 

                    Entrepreneurial mindset, eager to solve problems and identify original opportunities

                    Shows commitment to inspiring others

                    Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

 

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and presentations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

 

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

                    Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

                    Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

                    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits the organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

                    Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

                    Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

                    Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

 

Axiom Space is considered an essential employer under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Unless a reasonable accommodation is required due to a disability, all new hires will be required to work on-site.