Mechanical Designer in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our East Farmingdale site is part of our Defense Solutions division, and more specifically the Peerless Instrument group. This business unit focuses on electronic assemblies, systems and software for the US military including advanced instrumentation and control systems that are not only used in Navy propulsion systems but provide sophisticated monitoring systems for the gas, oil or petrochemical industries. For more information please visit

The Opportunity | Mechanical Designer

Under direct supervision, prepares working plans, detailed drawings and complete mechanical or electrical drawings of moderately complex components and assemblies from notes, verbal instructions and rough or detailed sketches for engineering or manufacturing purposes, using computerized equipment.

Your Challenge

  • Create design models and finished drawings using PTC Creo and AutoCAD.
  • Work directly with engineers to create racks, cabinets, and related equipment for use on Naval Ships in a severe vibration and high shock environment.
  • Must be capable of taking a rough layout through design process to final drawings including mechanical sub-assemblies, parts lists, details, wire lists, etc.
  • Perform dimensional calculations and tolerance studies, revise drawings as required.
  • Verify completed work, checking dimensions, materials and quantities to be used.

Your Expertise

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent training and experience required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • 4 years or more of mechanical design/drafting experience.
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) software engineering methods and techniques for use in the investigation and solution of technical problems.
  • Knowledge of and experience with machined parts and welded assemblies desired.
  • Printed wiring board experience using Mentor Graphics PADS Layout, Logic, and DX Designer a plus.
  • Drawing and data management using PTC Windchill desired.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance
  • Must be a U.S Citizen

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-PV


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