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Mechanical Engineer in Decatur, AL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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    Decatur, AL
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Job Description

Seeking a Mechanical Engineer with 4+ years' aerospace experience. This is a great opportunity to work for a cutting-edge company. To be considered for this role, you must possess a strong background in aerospace, mechanical engineering, stress analysis, instrumentation development, automation controls, hydraulics, and more. For immediate consideration, please submit your updated resume to

Job Description:

  • Stress analysts to support drawing release and analysis of Atlas and Delta products and non-conformance analysis and disposition. 
  • Structural analysis to support Ground Support Equipment hardware development Classical stress analysis, FEM modeling and analysis using FEMAP and NX NASTRAN. 
  • Understanding of company tools and processes. 
  • Documentation of analysis. 


  • Researches, designs and develops instruments, automation controls, engines, machines, mechanisms, hydraulics, heat transfer, cryogenic and ordnance components and systems that are used in the transmission, measurement and use of energy.  
  • Application of mechanical engineering principles to the planning, design, development and testing of mechanical systems.

Safety to Self and Others:

  • Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the worker may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.
  • The worker frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • The worker is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The worker must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close –vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.

Mental Functions:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills.
  • The worker is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically.
  • The worker is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate.

Judgment and Decision-Making:

  • Work is regularly assigned by self, supervisor, and departmental staff.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to exercise prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to properly handle inquiries and perform daily tasks within professional standards.
  • Decision making is guided by policies and procedures.
  • The duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.
  • The omission of specific statements of fundamental job duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for the position.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U. S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120. 15 (e. g. , U. S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U. S. C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U. S. C. 1324b(a)(3)

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree and 4 -8 years of experience (for external candidates only).
  • Provides solutions to a wide range of difficult engineering/scientific problems.
  • Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.
  • Failure to achieve expected results would typically result in serious project delays.
  • Works with minimal direction.
  • Independently determines and develops approaches to problems.
  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Receives guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.



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