Job Listing Description

Design Engineer III

LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ engineering, manufacturing and testing experts throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.


We are currently seeking a Design Engineer III in Reno, NV. This position will provide onsite support to the customer and will be the liaison between the customer and offsite Engineering Services project team. This individual will be required to attend customer meetings, answer customer questions, and deliver important information to the offsite team to ensure a successful integration. This individual will work both independently as well as part of the larger engineering team. Tasks will include the development of aircraft sub-systems layouts and the design of individual components, assemblies, and installations. Tasking will include design and integration of aircraft mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, environmental control systems and a variety of other equipment and systems as needed.


The Design Engineer III will rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while performing a variety of complex tasks in the following areas:

Applies standard engineering practices and techniques, including innovative methodologies, to provide effective solutions to problems involving a wide number of variables.
Review and understand customer’s Statement of Work (SOW), technical specifications, Interface Control Drawings, schedules and budgets.
Create/compile technical documentation that supports evolving/changing designs.
Able to ensure the selection and application of materials and processes are appropriate to each design element with the ability to generate and/or revise specifications when necessary.
Compose compliance matrix to meet customer specification requirements.
Assist in producing engineering quotes to specifications or customer repair demands.
Create Service Bulletins, Repair Schemes and Service Letters that meet the customers’ modifications or repair needs.
Responsible for communicating with customers and suppliers, translating technical information and ensuring compliance to standards and requirements.
In-depth knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
Proficiency utilizing CATIA V5 engineering design software.
Works on problems that are complex in scope where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors to determine appropriate action.
Ability to guide, mentor and advise other design engineering staff.
Provide direction and serve as expert resource to other department engineers and management team.
Function as an interface to ensure complete understanding of requirements, goals and constraints.
Document issues and communicate to necessary departments, evaluate potential problems and provide risk assessment. Follow-up to ensure that issues have been successfully resolved.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Participate in a variety of process improvement projects.
Will facilitate or lead teams.
Able to support design reviews with preparation and knowledgeable presentation of review material.
Directs work of others and acts as a lead.
Performs other duties as required.

Requires a BSME, BSCE, BSAE, or a Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field and a minimum of 10+ years of experience in the Aerospace Industry or in a related field.
Requires proficiency using CATIA V5 and must be highly competent using MS Office products.
Strong leadership ability and excellent communication skills are necessary.

We take care of our people.

401(k) retirement savings plan with a percentage company-match contribution
Competitive wages
Paid holidays
Paid time off
Medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental insurance
Short-term disability
Long-term disability
Employee assistance plan — for access to counseling, consulting and other community resources
Wellness program
Tuition assistance
Subject to eligibility, terms, and conditions

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.

LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.

LMI is an E-Verify Employer.

LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer

Job Number: R0005438
Job Location: Reno, NV
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: LT
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 11/06/2018
Attention: Human Resources
Address: 4838 RONSON CT STE R
City, State: SAN DIEGO, CA 92111
800 Phone: 800/677-7868

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