Mechanical Systems Engineer

Job Title

Mechanical Systems Engineer

Job ID

ENG 009

Job Location

Albuquerque, NM

General Summary

The employee in this position is expected to provide mechanical system design and analysis capability in support of the Eclipse 550 very light jet program. They will support changes to the existing design, create new designs in support of major design improvements and provide engineering liaison support to suppliers and manufacturing. They will act as a lead for mechanical systems related FAA certification projects. Must be a self-starter, able to understand the interactions between the different engineering disciplines and able to work in a cooperative, dynamic, team oriented environment.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Design of aircraft mechanical systems (new designs and design changes to reduce cost and improve producibility) to include aircraft ice protection systems, throttle design and air data system (re)design
• Project management of mechanical systems related FAA certification projects
• Provide design engineering liaison support to suppliers and manufacturing
• Participate in producibility improvement and cost reduction initiatives


  • Bachelor degree or higher, BSME preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in aircraft mechanical systems design
  • Must be knowledgeable in the design of VCS systems, landing gear systems, hydraulic systems, oxygen systems, de-ice systems and flight control systems
  • Experience using Siemens Teamcenter Product Data Management (PDM) software.
  • Experience using Siemens Unigraphics CAD modeling software
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products


  • Pragmatic in approach and willing to lead by example
  • Good technical writing skills

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: this is an individual contributor role without supervisory responsibilities.

Work may be performed in an office, warehouse or hangar environment with exposure to noise from aircraft and machinery. Light physical demands associated with an office work environment. May need to lift/move materials up to 25lbs. with or without assistance.

TRAVEL: 10% or less travel

REPORTS TO: Manager, Mechanical Engineering

SCHEDULE: M-F / exempt position with a minimum work week of 40 hours

SALARY RANGE: $88K – $120K / year

At Eclipse Aerospace, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on the revolutionary aircraft that began the Very Light Jet category of aircraft. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in aviation as demonstrated by the Eclipse Jet winning the 2005 Collier Trophy as that year’s “greatest achievement in aeronautics and astronautics in America”. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to improve on the Eclipse Jets for the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to keep our Eclipse Jets at the forefront of aviation.  Our employees are not only part of history, they continue making history.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, Eclipse provides a variety of benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Time off (holidays, vacation and sick time)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check which includes a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified candidates with a criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.

Eclipse Aerospace Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, at this time we are not able to sponsor visas.

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