Mechanical Engineer

Energetics Manufacturing, Solid Rocket Motors

Updated on 5/2/2024

Ursa Major

Ursa Major

201-500 employees

Produces propulsion systems for aerospace and defense



Loveland, CO, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as chemistry, physics, mechanical, or electrical engineering
  • 5+ years of direct experience in energetics production
  • Experience in propellant storage, grinding, mixing, casting, and curing
  • 5+ years of experience in equipment design and material process development
  • Willingness to develop novel solutions/equipment to support R&D and production build out while leaning on existing COTS equipment
  • Extensive experience owning a process from cradle to grave
  • Comfortable collecting requirements, sourcing, implementing and activating process equipment, and optimizing for efficient operation
  • Able to operate as an individual contributor as well as in small team collaborative environments
  • Lean forward/can do attitude
  • Willingness to train others as needed
  • Strong communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Eligibility for a Secret Clearance
  • Support the rapid scaling of production capabilities through the procurement and deployment of new equipment and methods to create safe, efficient, and flexible energetics production facilities
  • Hands-on deployment, troubleshooting, and activation of process equipment
  • Effectively document equipment designs, activation plans, and operational procedures
  • Own and develop both short-term tactical projects and long-term strategies for facility scaling
  • Creation of physical data collection systems as well as database tracking systems
  • Support quick-turnaround investigations to find solutions that meet engineering requirements and mission objectives
  • Organize, prepare, and present major project efforts to internal and external customers, including government and commercial entities
  • Ability and willingness to travel roughly 20% is required

Ursa Major Technologies specializes in advanced propulsion systems for space launch, hypersonics, and national security missions, with a focus on speed, cost, and reliability. Their American-made engines aim to address the current demand-supply gap and solidify the U.S.'s leadership in space and defense for the long term.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Berthoud, Colorado



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth