Full-Time

Mechanical Engineer

Structures

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Private space station development for human missions

Hardware

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or physics
  • 3+ years experience with CAD and FEA software packages
  • 3+ years of experience designing and developing mechanical components or systems
Responsibilities
  • Own the design of primary and secondary structures on a large scale space station
  • Develop an understanding of static and dynamic loads, vibrations, thermal and other environmental considerations to drive design decisions
  • Perform mechanical design and analysis, develop manufacturing drawings, test plans, and concept of operations and follow hardware through the entire process
  • Lead trades and own interfaces with all sub systems
  • Work with fabricators and technicians to improve designs, develop processes and resolve issues

Vast is developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station, designed for extended human spaceflight missions and scientific research opportunities, including lunar artificial gravity. The space station is compatible with SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and offers privacy, internet access, and panoramic views of space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

505%