Mechanical Engineer II
The Judge Group Inc.

Merritt Island, Florida

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Location: Merritt Island, FL
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer II for a 6+ month contract position in Merritt Island, FL.


  • Design and modify launch pad piping systems supporting rocket propellants and pneumatics
  • Perform fluid and structural analysis of new or modified designs
  • Select components and collaborate on system safety and process hazards analysis
  • Guide creation of models and drawings of designs
  • Perform system and component level analyses (structural, fluid flow, hazards, etc.) and document results
  • Draft and review specifications and statements of work for both internal and supplier guidance.
  • Coordinate with suppliers on cost, schedule, and technical design requirements
  • Oversee fabrication, installation, and commissioning of new or modified piping/pressure systems
  • Perform hazards analysis and guide work using hierarchy of controls for safety
  • Author and run commissioning, maintenance, troubleshooting and operational procedures
  • Collaborate with teams of diverse skill sets to build, operate and maintain a world class launch site.
  • Provide input on cost, schedule and technical requirements to internal customers
  • Occasional travel may be necessary

Mandatory Skills
  • Four year aerospace or mechanical engineering degree (or similar discipline)
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience in design and analysis of piping/tubing systems, experience using analysis tools specific to piping (such as: CAEPipe, Bentley AutoPipe, CEASAR, AFT Fathom/Arrow, Sinda Fluint, Simulink, etc.)
  • Experience with structural hand calculations and structural analysis software tools (ANSYS, NASTRAN, etc.)
  • Experience with Solid modelling or plant modelling, piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), and configuration control of engineering and documentation.
  • Experience creating fabrication and installation drawings
  • Knowledge of standard components, installation and fabrication methods of piping systems (pipe stock, fittings, connections, valves, fasteners, structural members, fitting, welding, etc)
  • Knowledge of typical use, constraints, and specification of fluid components typical in tubing and piping systems (valves, regulators, pumps, etc).
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with teams composed of multiple roles and disciplines to achieve a common goal.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Desired Skills

  • Hands-on experience operating and troubleshooting mechanical and/or piping systems
  • Experience with creating process hazards analyses, job hazards analysis and formal risk evaluation.
  • Experience writing and executing test plans and procedures for qualification, acceptance, and operations of hazardous and/or safety critical components and systems.
  • Knowledge of ASME B31.3 and in-field oversight of construction, testing and/or operations of piping systems.
  • Experience with design and operation of typical aerospace fuel, oxidizer and high pressure pneumatic systems.
  • Experience with steady-state and transient fluid flow analysis
  • Knowledge of precision cleaning processes / levels and passivation of stainless steel Knowledge of marine environment corrosion mitigation (material and coatings selection)


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