Engineer II – Mass Properties Engineer

Company Details

We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.
 
Qualifications:

Engineer II – Mass Properties Engineer

What you’ll do:

  • Provide mass properties support for varied spacecraft systems, instruments, electro-mechanical flight systems, antenna communication systems to multiple customers from proposal/concept through detailed design and final integration.
  • Create and maintain detailed mass properties spreadsheets, tailored as necessary to meet program objectives.
  • Interface regularly with multiple program personnel and perform CAD audits as required to obtain current information to update database models.
  • Work with systems engineering to determine and monitor mass properties related program requirements and metrics.
  • Prepare and submit detailed mass properties reports per program requirements & schedule.
  • Support internal and/or external customer reviews as necessary.
  • Support post-design updates as required through measurement of flight hardware of components and sub-systems.
  • Prepare Control Plans and/or Test Procedures pertaining to program mass properties as required.
  • Support final mass properties testing operations, prepare final report, and document test results and uncertainty analysis.
  • Support departmental process improvements which may include formal documentation and/or internal website development.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience.
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of
  • Education, US Department of Education.
  • Experience in spacecraft, aerospace instrument, structure, mechanism, sensor, and/or rotating machinery mass properties engineering.
  • Experience using CAD software (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Demonstrated mass properties analysis & documentation proficiency.
  • Demonstrated planning, organization and communication skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance.  *US Citizenship is Required.  By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:
 
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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