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Model Design Engineer

Jacobs Technology
Date Posted
26th January 2018
Req PFO0000PI
Design Engineer
Concord / USA
Salary: $70,000 to $130,000
Competitive Salary

The Model Design Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of scale models for aerodynamic testing and analysis in a scale model wind tunnel facility. 

  • Completes mechanical and aerodynamic designs for wind tunnel scale models
  • Creates new mechanical and aerodynamic designs under the direction of the aerodynamicist to a good accuracy and attention to detail levels
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively within tight timelines
  • Ability to perform complex troubleshooting and resolve any design and manufacturing issues
  • Creates comprehensive documentation of new designs and design modifications for tests
  • Maintains current fleet of wind tunnel scale models and implements updates as required
  • Tracks project schedules to ensure adherence to timelines
  • Schedules, develops agendas for, facilitates and documents project meetings
  • Facilitates project flow involving regular contact with other staff members
  • Supports purchasing with sourcing suggestions, different manufacturing methods, part substitution evaluations, Vendor evaluations, etc.


Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering


Preferred Qualifications -

  • Strong background and prior experience in automotive aerodynamics. 
  • Minimum 10  years of experience in wind tunnel scale model CAD design and 3D modeling/surfacing. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with racing or race teams. 
  • Training in Automotive Styling or Industrial Design strongly preferred. 
  • Creative, analytical thinker with attention to detail. 
  • Ability to create innovative design solutions. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excelllent time  management, planning, communication, and organizational skills.


All applicants must be US Citizens or have the relevant Visa / work permit.



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