JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Senior Mechanical Engineer

RE2 is looking for an energetic and creative Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience in the design of electro-mechanical systems (preferably robotic systems) to help lead the design of our next generation of manipulation systems.

Position Summary

The Senior Mechanical Engineer (SME) works in a cooperative team environment with other mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, software engineers, designers and technicians to create light-weight, dexterous, and powerful mobile manipulation systems for DoD and commercial applications. At a fundamental level, the following requirements are absolute for this position. If you possess the following, please consider applying today!

  1. B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of engineering work experience
  2. Proficiency in integrated system design and analysis using 3D CAD/CAE, to include structural and thermal analysis, drive train design, motor specification, material/finish selection, and manufacturing processes.
  3. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with Government Contracts

Essential Responsibilities

The Senior Mechanical Engineer (SME) reports to the Principal Mechanical Engineer and is responsible for carrying out development assignments with minimal supervision. Working on collaborative cross-discipline project teams, the SME will serve as the senior technical member related to the mechanical design on one or multiple concurrent projects. In addition to mechanical engineering, the SME provides system engineering, analysis, concept development, and detailed design expertise. This expertise runs through all stages of the development process from requirements definition through design, drawing, system build, integration, verification, and production. Throughout the prototyping and production phases, the SME will work with internal and external machine shops for component fabrication and with engineers and technicians for system assembly and integration.

The SME must manage their time effectively to meet project milestones and budgets, as well as, departmental and company goals. The SME is also expected to provide guidance to less experienced mechanical engineers, systems engineering and mechanical guidance to electrical and software engineers at all levels.

The SME contributes to the company advancement by assisting in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the engineering group as a whole and the mechanical engineering department in particular. The SME is also expected to prepare and conduct presentations on the technical design for both internal design reviews and external customer meetings. The SME provides expertise to business development efforts to prepare government proposals and may travel infrequently to customer and supplier sites.

Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with robotic systems/unmanned vehicles/manipulator arms.
  • Experience with undersea equipment design preferred as it pertains to: seawater exposure, contamination, wash-down, compatibility of materials, water pressure, dynamic seals, protection of electrical systems, neutral buoyancy, wave action, etc.
  • Proficiency with a formal design process applied to a sub-system or system. This includes:
    • Establishing and managing requirements and developing design specifications;
    • Analysis and concept development for function, testability, manufacturability, and specifying components;
    • Creating part models and drawings which convey engineering intent through clear, complete, inspectable drawings, tolerance analysis and definition, GD&T;
    • Creating assembly models and drawings which define a BOM, assembly instructions and QC criteria;
    • System Integration which includes development of testing and QC procedures to confirm build;
    • Manage the build, integration and verification of the system
  • Proficiency in revision controlled mechanical 3D CAD and vaulting system (Solidworks and PDM preferred)
  • Proficiency in motor, drive train, and bearings; analysis and application
  • Proficiency in materials, finishes and manufacturing processes
  • Working knowledge of design of electrical cabling and wiring systems, including wire routing, grounding, shield management, connector systems, environmental sealing, and production methods
  • Working knowledge of mathematical analysis software, i.e. MATLAB or Mathcad
  • Experience with motion control system components such as brushless motors, encoders, Hall sensors
  • Experience with cost estimating and time estimating
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills in English, experience making presentations to groups

    General Information:

    Location: Pittsburgh, PA
    Hours: 40 hours/week
    Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

    RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


    Electrical Designer / Technician

    Position Summary

    RE2 has an exciting opportunity for an electrical designer / technician who has a fire for technology and making the impossible possible. In this position, you will work closely with a world-class team of robotics researchers to create robotic systems that are smaller, lighter, and more powerful than current technology allows in order to improve the safety and quality of life of all humans. Specifically, you will design electrical boards for motor control and sensors, will assist technicians with creating cable harnesses, and will conduct testing of our robotic systems and components. While technical skills are important, the successful applicant for this position needs to be passionate about making the world a better place and must be able to work closely with people of different disciplines, beliefs, and backgrounds to create something amazing.

    At a minimum, the successful applicant will have the following key attributes:

    1.     Expertise in electrical board design tools (preferably Altium)
    2.     Experience as an electrical technician
    3.     Associates degree (or engineering degree) in electrical discipline and at least two years of experience
    4.     Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

    Other Desired Skills

    In addition to the core skills listed above, the following traits and experience are also beneficial to the position:

    •      Experience in soldering to create wire harnesses
    •      Experience in board testing and debugging
    •      Proven ability to focus on the task at hand
    •      Proven ability to work independently
    •      Experience in working with motor controls and electro-mechanical systems
    •      Eagerness for continued learning and education

    Why join RE2 Robotics?

    Check out our Recruiting page to learn all about the benefits of working for our thriving company! From Health Insurance to Taco Tuesday - check out many of the perks that make RE2 a great place to work!

    General Information:

    Location: Pittsburgh, PA
    Hours: 40 hours/week
    Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

    RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


    Principal Research Scientist

    Position Summary

    RE2 Robotics has become a leading developer of mobile manipulation by working closely with universities, research institutes, and the federal government to create manipulation systems that are light-weight, rugged, and powerful. Through our research, we have developed manipulators that are highly dexterous and easily controlled. In our vision, the next horizon to mobile manipulation is the addition of greater autonomy of the system so that our systems can run with less supervision and in environments with highly limited bandwidth. The Principal Research Scientist will be a leader within RE2 to help us turn this vision into a reality.

    Primarily, the Principal Research Scientist will be responsible for leading the technical development of autonomy and vision processing algorithm development. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit to help shape the direction of the company in this important area, help develop business cases, write proposals, and lead teams/projects to further our autonomy applications. At a fundamental level, the following requirements are absolute for this position:

    1. Ph.D. or M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or other related field with a minimum of 5 years of progressive research experience in artificial intelligence, automation, and/or vision processing
    2. Experience in the ability to convince investment in a new idea or concept based on said research
    3. Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

    Responsibilities

    • Research complex perception, decision making, and control problems and develop solutions for customers across defense, medical, and commercial markets
    • Lead the research and development of solutions in the areas of autonomous and vision-aided robotic systems
    • Lead teams developing proposals for government and private customers
    • Work closely with mechanical, electrical, and software engineering teams to develop systems from concept to production level
    • Collaborate with industry partners and top tier academia research institutes
    • Initiate and participate in technology conversations with distinguished scholars and industry leaders
    • Develop and execute autonomous and vision-aided robotic systems project plans including technical approach and project management to achieve high customer satisfaction

    Other Desired Skills and Experience

    • Experience putting together winning research proposals and/or compelling academic papers designed to generate interest in a new idea or concept
    • Experience in leading and managing a small team of researchers with constrained budget and schedule to achieve technical success.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage research projects, conduct real-world experiments and demonstrations, and identify fruitful research directions, and lead proposal development efforts
    • Experience in dealing with customers and conveying difficult concepts in an effective way to customers, colleagues, and collaborators.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
    • Knowledge of fundamentals and state of the art in robotics
    • Experience in applying machine learning to real-world robotic problems
    • Knowledge of fundamentals in optimization, supervised and reinforcement learning
    • Strong research and innovation skills and ability to solve difficult vision and learning problems
    • Strong publication records in relevant fields (patents, top conferences and journals)
    • Experience with ROS or other robotics platforms
    • Excellent prototyping skill and expert programming skills in multiple programming languages
    • Hands-on experience with multiple operating systems
    • Demonstrated ability to work on cross-functional teams
    • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic team

    Why join RE2 Robotics?

    Check out our Recruiting page to learn all about the benefits of working for our thriving company! From Health Insurance to Taco Tuesday - check out many of the perks that make RE2 a great place to work!

    General Information:

    Location: Pittsburgh, PA
    Hours: 40 hours/week
    Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

    RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


    Interested candidates must be either a U.S. citizen or possess a Permanent Residency Card in order to comply with Government Contracts.

    RE2 values the diverse talents and contributions of our team members. We hire on the basis of individual qualifications and ability relative to job requirements.

    RE2 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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