Aerojet Rocketdyne Associate Engineer, Project and Component Engineering in Canoga Park, California
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion systems and energetics to space and defense customers. Our Los Angeles, California , facility is the company’s headquarters for the Space Business Unit and specializes in the design, fabrication, assembly and testing of hardware for large and small liquid engines that support exploration missions as well as the defense of our nation and allies. The Space Shuttle Main Engine, which successfully powered 135 missions, as well as rocket engines for the Atlas, Delta, Saturn and Thor launch vehicles were all built at the company’s San Fernando Valley facility. In all, rocket engines that were built in the LA area have successfully launched more than 370 astronauts into space and powered more than 2,100 missions. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Associate Engineer, Project and Component Engineering for our Los Angeles, CA office.
The successful candidate will support development, qualification, fabrication and test of and production of propulsion system valve and actuator hardware.
What we can offer you:
Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne (https://rocket.com/careers)
Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation annually plus 48 hour annual sick allowance. 9/80 schedule at most locations, providing for longer weekends. Annual year end company closure, plus company paid holidays.
Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness
Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program
Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.
Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America’s most trusted companies - https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022
This position can be filled at this level or one higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
Under guidance of senior staff, the Associate Engineer performs entry-level professional engineering assignments following established policies. The position requires some independent professional judgment and application of engineering principles, theories and concepts.
35% - Researches, develops and supports fabrication of rocket engine components using engineering and scientific principles.
35% - Coordinates product development from ideas through product life cycle.
20% - Supports investigation and resolution of hardware and process anomalies and issues identified by preventative action/corrective action boards or safety initiative activities.
10% - Interfaces with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to define and implement engineering solutions to meet group, organization, and company objectives.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related discipline is required.Coursework and knowledge in the following areas are preferred: thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, materials, electrical circuits, plasma physics, and rocket engine performance analysis. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required. Prefer experience with MATLAB, engineering analysis software packages, or CAD packages. Experience with laboratory hardware, mechanical assembly, or test is a plus. Must have experience working in a team environment and excellent written and verbal skills.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
Pay range for this position:
60,500 - 84,500 per year
Note about pay range:
Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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Location US-CA-Canoga Park
Job ID 20319
Category Engineering - Project Engineering
On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site