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Fluids Systems Hardware Engineer




Quest Defense is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are part of a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then we’re eager to hear from you.

The achievers and courageous challenge-crushers we seek have the following characteristics and skills:

Roles & Responsibilities:
-Own the design of fuel and hydraulic system components, such as pumps, actuators, and mechanical controls.
-Capture system requirements from the customer and incorporate into the component design
-Contribute and present in technical and program reviews
-Work with suppliers in developing components; keeping cost, performance, life, system requirements, and manufacturability in mind
-Design and stack-up of the component interfaces
-Direct interface with other internal/external engineering groups
-Apply technical principles, theories, and concepts to solve a wide range of challenging engineering problems
-This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other tasks as assigned

As an employee at an engineering services provider, be willing to try different services and accept new responsibilities as projects end and new projects begin

Required Skills (Technical Competency):
-Minimum BS in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited university
-Ability to easily interpret technical drawings with understanding of GD&T
-Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work under time constraints, maintain composure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
-Ability to interact with employees/managers at all levels with strong oral and written communication skills
-Work well in a cross-functional, team-oriented, and collaborative environment
-Are meticulously detail oriented
-US Citizen or US Person able to work Export controlled work

Desired Skills:
-2-4 years of experience in the mechanical design engineering of fuel or hydraulic system components
-Experience with CAD tools such as NX and Teamcenter

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
-Mostly Office Environments, Occasional Shop Floor involvement.
-Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work.
-Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.
-Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
-Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9AM to 4PM
-Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.
-Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or US Person

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Quest Defense provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.