Mechanical Engineer 4-Checker


Website Jamco America


This position is responsible for supporting Lead Engineers and/or senior level Engineers in the research, design and substantiation of the mechanical / payloads / systems and structures design within the Mechanical Engineering department utilizing established modeling and design standards.  The Engineer 4 will support design and development of engineering packages based on customer and OEM requirements for production, retrofit applications and product development.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties as assigned:

Assigned design tasks include but not limited to: aircraft mechanical design, mechanical/structural/payloads/systems installations, detailed assemblies and mechanical/structural/payloads/systems specifications.
Maintains or modifies mechanical/structural/payloads/systems based on defined requirements using approved processes and tools.
Participates in teams to support the development of designs. Supports the documentation of design implementation.
Obtain, interpret, and analyze OEM airplane install drawings using approved processes and tools.
Provides technical, design and informational support for airplane modifications (including full-time on-site modification support and on-call home-team support), manufacturing support and/or in-service issues.
Troubleshoots basic mechanical/structural/payloads/systems problems.
Actively support engineering department goals and initiatives.
Coordinate with other departments as necessary.
Utilize internal drawing/document standards per customer or regulatory agency requirements.
Some domestic or international travel may be required.
Perform engineering design check and sign documents.  With periodical technical guidance from mentor and lead.
Perform engineering design analysis (such as preliminary Stress analysis, Kinematics and Dynamic Analysis), design validation (such as validate analysis models against test data) and task scope (such as work scope validation).
Perform engineering design/analysis with minimum technical guidance.
Provide mentoring and performance management input to PE/Functional Manager.
Perform engineering design approvals (design/approval authority) and task scheduling (such as detailed schedule of a given task per program requirements).
Perform engineering design analysis and validation (such as engineering development testing, ballistic testing, airplane and component functional test procedure, HALT, HASS, component qualification testing per RTCA/DO-160, etc).
Supervisory Responsibilities

This job may have some supervisory responsibilities when acting in the role of Lead Engineer and as delegated by the Functional Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to the established department standards (i.e. meet published metrics). The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All external hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.



Education and/or Experience:

BS degree Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related Engineering field and 6-8 years experience or equivalent working experience (15 years minimum in an aerospace related field).

Moderate travel within the U.S. and abroad may be required to support JAMCO America programs.


Language Skill

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Customer Orientation

Must demonstrate concern and take actions to meet requirements and high standards of quality of both internal and external customers. Must display courtesy and sensitivity. Manage difficult situations. Meet commitments. Respond promptly to customer needs. Solicit customer feedback to improve service.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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