Sierra Nevada Corporation Principal Mechanical Engineer (Spacecraft Structural Design in Louisville, Colorado

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with SNCpolicies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirementsRead and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and schematicsOriginate specifications, control documents, verification and validationplans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of designand development activitiesWork with other Engineers to implement operating procedures, resolve systemissues and provide technical informationPrepare material for, and conduct, periodic design reviewsEnsure conformance of products with Engineering design and performancespecificationsExecute engineering design and development activities consistent with Customerquality, cost, and schedule requirementsConduct research that test and analyze the feasibility, design, operationand performance of equipment, components and systemsEstimate costs and submit bids for EngineeringADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hoursOther duties as assignedCOMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, andCompliance regulations (internal and external)Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such asTime Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews,Succession Planning, etc.Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team trainingESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Ability to travel occasionally requiredMinimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, asdefined by managementSNC job descriptions are meant as summarization's only. They do notnecessarily reflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:Requires a BS in Related Field.10+ years relevant working experienceAbility to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving bothsmall and large engineering teamsPrevious experience and skills in project definition, simulation,implementation, lab integration and testMust be able to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment withemphasizes in rapid prototyping and fielding of capabilitiesIMPORTANT NOTICES:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S.Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this positionneeds to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens maynot be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense IndustrialSecurity Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department ofDefense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Securityclearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US,foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, securityviolations and drug involvementTo conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S.citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual asdefined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the requiredauthorizations from the U.S. Department of State.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Vet