Technical Support Engineer I in Tucson, AZ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

 Technical Support Engineer I  


Job Description and Key Responsibilities:

  • Senior level position in the Mechanical Subsystem Directorate, Mechanical Design Integrity Department. Assignments will be received in task and objective oriented terms.
  • Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal and external representatives.
  • Foster effective communication between teams and team members.
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction either individually, in a team environment, or in a supervisory capacity to develop major wire harness and/or flex harness components or develop improvements to a product to facilitate manufacturing operations.
  • Uses Computer Assisted Design (CAD) systems to prepare electro/mechanical design layouts, electrical diagrams, detail and assembly drawings and models, and related documentation in conformance to appropriate program and/or military specifications. 
  • Responsible for identification & execution of the program requirements and ensuring the quality of Model Data Sets and associated Drawings are delivered with program cost and schedule constraints.
  • Provide interpretation and implementation of ASME Y14 Standards and drafting standards.
  • Support the definition of all drawings necessary to describe the product for full design disclosure in order to comply with the requirements for a Product Level Technical Data Package.
  • Become actively involved in daily operations when required to meet schedules or to resolve complex problems.
  • Collaborate with the engineering and program personnel on staffing requirements and subsequent assessment of individuals’ performances.
  • Conduct timely employee performance development discussions and plans for employee’s growth.


  • SME with mechanical design experience that may include areas such as electrical/mechanical packaging, harnessing, cabling, electrical schematic/diagrams, structures, surfacing, and mechanisms.  
  • SME background in manufacturing methods/processes of harness design such as IPC-620  
  • SME user of CREO or Pro/Engineer Cabling Module, Pro/Diagram, CREO Schematic, and Sheet Metal Module.  
  • Candidate must have complete understanding of basic principles, theories and concepts for creation and preparation of engineering design documentation.  
  • Candidate must have a full knowledge of industry practices and standards used in drafting, modeling and design development/revision.  
  • Candidate must be able to identify and correct design, model, or drawing errors/omissions/deficiencies and recommend corrective actions or improvements.  
  • Technical knowledge sufficient to perform complex tasks such as preparation of all types of detail drawings, large assemblies, castings or other performs, interface drawings, various layouts for design concepts, and many other high level tasks.  
  • Technical knowledge using documentation specifications such as MIL-STD-31000, ASME Y14.5M, ASME Y14.24 and ASME Y14.100.  
  • Must have the ability to apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). 
  • Expert user of CREO or Pro/Engineer solid modeling tool and considerable knowledge of Windchill PDM. Effective oral and written communication skills / good communicator  
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment or independently  
  • Self-starter  
  • Demonstrate leadership skills   

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