Design Engineer

at Andromeda Systems Incorporated in Mesa, Arizona, United States

Job Description

Andromeda Systems Incorporated (ASI) has opportunities for experienced aircraft structural design engineers capable of detailed structural design of military and commercial aircraft, and rockets to support US DoD and commercial projects. This position is located in the Jacksonville, FL area.

Why ASI?

  • Fast growing and extremely stable company
  • Small company atmosphere
  • Great work environment
    • Compressed and flexible work schedules
    • Partial ability to work from home
    • Diverse projects supporting multiple platforms
    • Fantastic co-workers and customers
    • Casual work attire
  • Hands-on assignments that don’t happen behind a desk


Some of the advantages of working with ASI in Jacksonville include:

  • No state income tax
  • Great area schools (St. John’s County)
  • Mostly sunny climate with mild average temperatures (low 56, high 84)
  • Highly accessible international airport
  • World renowned medical centers
  • Close proximity to major amusement parks, cruise ports, and sporting events
  • Miles of sunny beaches



  • Act as Lead Designer on projects and design and provide initial sizing of structures using engineering judgement, computer software, spreadsheets, and hand calculations
  • Create detail, assembly, and installation of 3D models, 2D drawings, and engineering bill of materials (BOM) based on given and derived requirements
  • Prepare manufacturing drawings to ASME Y14.5 standards using GD&T for manufacturability and repeatability
  • Provide liaison support for manufacturing and assembly issues
  • Provide Manufacturing Engineering support as needed
  • Assist in researching pertinent data and developing solutions for the project or assignment
  • Coordinate with other engineering, manufacturing, or specialty personnel to resolve problems, including execution to program schedule and cost requirements
  • Modify designs based on cost and manufacturing capabilities
  • Initiate complex repairs drawing for engineering repair dispositions for nonconforming aircraft structure
  • Assure system and product quality by confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes
  • Manage project components including establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources
  • Implement creativity and flexibility in daily activities by relying on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals
  • Provide mentoring, oversight, and technical direction to less experienced engineers and drafters
  • Multi-task and work under pressure to consistently meet deadlines
  • Participate in ongoing design reviews/brainstorming sessions with engineers/designers
  • Prepare project specifications and verify that design meets requirements


Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of work experience in aerospace structural design
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering from a US accredited college or university
    • Mechanical or Aerospace preferred
  • Expertise with at least one of the following software packages: Solid Edge, SolidWorks, CATIA, or NX
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate
  • Applicable knowledge of aircraft structure, design, manufacturing, and GD&T principles
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair practices used in the aerospace industry
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in aerospace structural design
  • Experience with NAVAIR or Air Force engineering and reporting procedures
  • Experience with designing and substantiating aircraft repairs
  • Experience in product development as a design engineer
  • Composite material design experience highly valued


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be a U.S. Citizen and qualify for Secret Clearance



  • 401(k) plan with immediate 100% vesting and 4% discretionary match
  • Paid leave including PTO, holiday, bereavement, military
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health and dependent care FSA
  • Company provided life and AD&D as well as voluntary life/AD&D
  • Opportunities for growth and development


About Andromeda Systems Incorporated
Andromeda Systems Incorporated provides tools and services to assist Physical Asset Owners, Fleet Managers, and Military Program Managers in gaining critical insights into their equipment’s performance, identifying system improvements, optimizing operations and support, making better business decisions, and achieving measurable life-cycle cost savings.


ASI provides unparalleled expertise and capabilities in the Reliability, Maintenance, Supportability, and Logistics disciplines. Our staff of internationally recognized leaders are shaping the industry and developing revolutionary solutions in the military and commercial sectors. Clients leverage our experience and cutting-edge analytical tools to improve asset performance and reduce life-cycle costs. As a leading provider of professional and high technology services and solutions, ASI serves the Department of Defense, U.S. civilian agencies, and private industry. 


The Engineering team combines leading edge technology with subject matter expertise in structural, mechanical, electrical, and aerospace engineering disciplines to provide comprehensive and cost-effective solutions to fleet and production support activities.


For more information about this and other open positions, please visit our website at


AAP/EEO Statement

Andromeda Systems Incorporated is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5, 41 CFR 60-741.5 as well as 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A are herein incorporated by reference, to the extent applicable.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 5568512

Posted On: Nov 30, 2022

Updated On: Jan 26, 2023

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