Lead Mechanical Design Engineer

| Greater LA Area

The Electromagnetic Systems division is responsible for the design and development of the Hyperloop Propulsion Motor, Levitation, and Guidance Systems. These systems are all electromechanical in nature and are designed by a highly cross-functional team of exceptional engineers in the areas of Electromagnetics, Mechanical Design, Heat Transfer, Materials Science, Testing, Controls and Embedded Systems, and Electrical System Modeling. We are seeking candidates with broad skill sets and various levels of experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Los Angeles facility.

 

Responsibilities

The Lead Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for:

  • Leading group of mechanical design engineers in designing components and systems for various Propulsion, Levitation, and Guidance related sub-systems including the propulsion motor, levitation engines, and mechanical support structures and interfaces with other major systems
  • Checking analysis of preliminary and detail designs with the use of hand calculations and FEA
  • Checking the models and prints of the propulsion and levitation systems components in Unigraphicx NX
  • Working with internal teams and external vendors to ensure timely completion of functional hardware

Requirements

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, MS preferred
  • Utilizing engineering principles to design complex systems
  • Non-linear material properties
  • Material and structural testing
  • Identifying and utilizing applicable industry safety standards
  • Significant experience detailed design of complex system that require complex tolerancing to ensure fit and assembly
  • Proficient in GD&T
  • Proficiency in Siemens Unigraphics NX 6 or higher
  • Hands on experience in one or more of the following:
    • Mechanical design of electric motors
    • Mechanical design of electro-mechanical systems
    • Manufacturing and fabrication methods
  • Experience developing a product from concept to production 
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management experience
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of vibrations is a plus

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation. 

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Location

2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There's a buzz that can't be described. Imagine a group of very smart people, all from different backgrounds and industries, under one roof. All of these people are working on a massive project that could change so much in the world. The impact it will have is huge!

Greg Toroosian

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

To transform transportation by breaking the time barrier! At speeds in excess of airlines and the potential to operate off of renewable grid based power, the hyperloop will revolutionize over the ground transportation.

Anita Sengupta

SVP of Systems Engineering

What are Virgin Hyperloop One Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day. Personal trainer on-site 3x a week. Full showers, towels and lockers. Corporate Uber account. Onsite barber visits. Dry cleaning service. Stock options with early exercise option.

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