Available Position

Hill Engineering is looking for bright and passionate engineers to join its growing team.

Engineer I

Rancho Cordova, CA

Position description

An Engineer I acquires limited knowledge and develops basic skills. An Engineer I operates under direct supervision, but will be expected to work independently the majority of the time. The workday will be spent in office and laboratory environments. An Engineer I in the organization may perform the following duties:

  • Apply prescribed techniques and procedures in accordance with established criteria.
  • Collect data and gather information or documents.
  • Perform standard computations or analyses.
  • Perform basic design tasks.
  • Generate and modify CAD solid models.
  • Design and prototype automated devices.
  • Prepare written test reports.
  • Interact with other staff, vendors, and contractors.

Required skills

  • An Engineer I shall be generally familiar with the basic concepts in the following areas and a detailed understanding in one or more area is expected:
  • Solid mechanics (e.g., mechanics of materials and machine design).
  • Linear motion and control.
  • Design and automation of mechanical systems.
  • Finite element analysis.
  • Computer programming (e.g., MatLab, C++, FORTRAN, C#, or VB.NET).
  • Operation of basic machine tools and test equipment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

An Engineer I shall have strong computer skills including experience with the following software programs:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Solid Modeling software (Solid Works preferred).
  • Finite element software (ABAQUS preferred).

Education and experience requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or equivalent is required.
  • Travel requirements: Some travel may be required (typically 1 to 5 day trips). Less than 5% travel expected.
  • Typical physical demands: Occasional lifting and carrying of heavy parts and boxes up to 50 pounds will be required.

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