Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level
Posted on 2/17/2023
Relativity Space
Aviation & aerospace component manufacturer
John C. Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or a related field
  • Prior experience in aerospace is not required
  • Varied perspectives & backgrounds strengthen our team
  • Strong engineering fundamentals in thermal, structural, and fluids analysis
  • Demonstrated drive to deliver on tight schedules, especially when unconventional & creative solutions are necessary
  • Hands-on fabrication experience using common power tools for projects at work/home/school
  • Ability to work occasional night shifts
  • As an entry level Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and operating rocket engine test stands for our Terran 1 and Terran R engines and stages. Entry level engineers at our Stennis facility work in partnership with experienced operations and ground systems engineers and technicians to build and modify test facilities, as well as participate in test campaigns to flight qualify our hardware. You will be directly engaged in daily test operations, maintenance, construction, and commissioning activities in the field. The entry level role may include aspects of both designing ground systems [Design focus] and conducting test operations [Operations focus]
  • [Design focus]
Desired Qualifications
  • You should still apply even if you don't have all of these!
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling and drafting, including GD&T
  • Hands-on experience with metalworking, welding, hydraulics, manufacturing, etc
  • Working knowledge of fluid components such as valves, regulators, and instrumentation
  • Ability to understand and develop fluid P&IDs (Plumbing and Instrumentation Diagrams) for large-scale test stands and supporting ground equipment
  • Experience safely operating complex fluid systems, including high pressure gas, cryogenic fluids, flammables, and hydraulics
  • Ability to work occasional night shifts