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PDS Tech Inc Engineering - Mechanical / Mechanical Design 6 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Engineering - Mechanical / Mechanical Design 6_Non-Cleared

Job Summary:

  • Our company is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry.

  • Created in 2018 by bringing together our company and UTC Aerospace Systems, Our company has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

  • At Our company, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency.

  • But we don't just get people from point A to point B.

  • Were committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure.

  • As a leader in aviation interior products and services, were helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers.

  • With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, were changing the game of aircraft interiors.

Position Overview:

  • The position will be responsible for providing engineering deliverables through all phases of development, bid and proposals, support through qualification testing, and initial production implementation.

  • This individual will propose new technology, create innovative design solutions, execute design reviews, work directly with customers, and support testing of the ejection seat products.

  • This position is a Design Engineer within Structures Engineering.

  • This person would make design decisions using strong fundamentals, coach others in making good design choices, and interface with the customer, value stream leadership, and program chief (technical program leader).

  • This person would also support ejection seat manufacturing for testing or delivery to customers, root cause corrective action activities, and writing test plans and reports to meet contract obligations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis to resolve ejection seat structural design challenges.

  • Support through all phases of design including: bid and proposal, conceptual design, preliminary design, detailed design, qualification testing, new product introduction, and production implementation.

  • Successfully execute on design/project tasks required to develop and qualify aircraft ejection seats by ensuring technical scope integrity and budget/schedule accuracy

  • Work as part of a cohesive team with test engineering, product engineering, system engineering, and program management

  • Support program by technical writing presentations and reports for customer approval

  • Support Program Management with any preparation of bids and proposals

  • Support Systems Engineering on requirements analysis and the requirement compliance plan.

Education/ Certifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Aerospace or Mechanical preferred Experience


  • The candidate must be motivated, a strong team player, and able to work in a team environment.

  • US citizenship is required

  • Outstanding communication skills, especially cross-discipline

  • Exhibit a positive attitude in a dynamic environment, and great mentoring/delegating skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and skills facilitating working in a team environment

  • Strong analytical skills including strong knowledge of physics, dynamics, and statics.

  • Experience presenting design solutions to internal and external customers

  • 3D CAD experience with high end CAD software (e.q. NX, Catia,)

  • Previous experience with Strength hand calculations.


  • Previous experience using Unigraphics/NX CAD experience including Enovia PLM experience

  • Previous experience in the aerospace and defense industry

  • Previous experience with aircraft cockpit, crew station, escape system, ejection seat, or crew systems design

  • Previous experience with machining, sheet metal, composites, and fabric design

  • Previous experience with energetic cartridge actuated devices or propellant actuated devices

  • Previous experience of aerospace/military specifications

  • Understanding of mechanical principles to solve classical structural analysis solutions both inside and outside of finite element tools Nothing matters more to our company Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments.

  • As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.