Crane Aerospace & Electronics Engr III Mechanical in Burbank, California

Engr III Mechanical

Location CA, Burbank

Department Engineering

Employment Type Full Time

Mechanical Engineer III - Crane Aerospace

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer III works with minimal supervision and uses originality, ingenuity and established procedures to perform engineering duties in researching, planning, designing, and developing the mechanical aspects of products for use in the Aerospace or Electronics marketplace. The Mechanical Engineer III works on new product designs, modernization, and upgrades, as well as performs extensive analyses to ensure cost, quality, and customer requirements. The Mechanical Engineer III also uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform daily assignments, applying principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems.

Essential Functions:

  • Estimate and maintain effective control of project schedule and budget in relation to product development

  • Work effectively with all functional groups to achieve product performance and cost targets

  • Provide instruction, guidance, oversight and/or support to other personnel and/or disciplines supporting program objectives through utilization of engineering orders, test procedures, purchase requisitions, correspondence and other effective means

  • Provide proposal support through requirements definition

  • Generate models and conduct analyses that are in compliance with customer requirements and appropriate agencies

  • Perform design experiments and evaluate test results to validate analysis

  • Build quality and manufacturability into the design

  • Transition product to production

  • Generate and review documentation related to product development and prepare technical reports and documentation necessary to satisfy customer and program requirements, including proposals, procedures, reports, correspondence, etc.

  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Experience : 4+ years of relevant work experience

  • Knowledge : Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering Principles, including mechanics of materials, shock, vibration, heat transfer, and dimensional tolerance analysis;Knows and applies advanced concepts, practices and procedures of assigned product or program; Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Skills/Abilities : Proficiency with mechanical 3D modeling software such as Autodesk Inventor, and familiarity with numerical analysis software; Self-directed/motivated and able to work and communicate well within a team that consists of Engineering, Manufacturing, and other disciplines; Ability to effectively communicate in presentations, analyses, and reports; Demonstrated ability to plan and accomplish goals based on experience and judgment

  • Education/Certification : BA or BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related field

  • Eligibility Requirement : Applicants selected could be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Knowledge of electronics packaging

Working Conditions :

  • Standard office environment

  • Work requires substantial visual concentration on detail

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment

  • Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE

  • May be exposed to unusual environmental conditions such as loud noises, cold temperatures, confined spaces, dust or fumes

Standing:10% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task

Sitting:90% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task

Lifting (in pounds): up to 20 pounds

Pushing (in pounds): up to 20 pounds

Mental/Visual: use of computer, calculator, filing cabinets.


Crane Co. reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. _The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of accountability and responsibility.  These descriptions should not be considered to be all-inclusive listings of work requirements. _

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, or U.S. military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law, in recruiting , hiring, training and promoting.