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Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Hardware Engineer

Salary: $45/hr.

The Albert C. Wiltshire Employment Center recruits qualified candidates for positions within the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre industrial park housing over 400+ businesses within the manufacturing, food, media, technology, and creative fields.
A Brooklyn Navy Yard-based general emission mitigation solution company is seeking a Hardware Engineer.
This is a hands-on role: if you love prototyping, testing systems, integrating devices with the built environment, and generally getting your hands dirty, you’ll love this. The ideal candidate lives at the intersection of fundamental R&D, testing, and getting products to our customers quickly. You are passionate about making excellent, reliable systems leveraging hardware & software, excited to work at the cutting edge of carbon remediation technologies, and enthusiastic about taking ownership of key systems.
This is an opportunity to be an early engineering contributor, so it’s important that you have startup experience and a startup mindset. The company makes things that are at the scale of the built environment, so while consumer experience is great, you should have prior experience working on industrial/aerospace B2B systems.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Designing, building, and testing carbon mitigation and sensing systems, ranging from detailed CAD design, mechatronics development, testing, and customer deployments.
  • Driving trade studies and evaluating systems design.
  • Supporting builds and deployments with customers.
  • Working with the team, develop and execute long term product roadmaps.
  • Working with manufacturers and suppliers to reduce BOM cost, validate certifications and scale the company’s products.
Job Requirements:
  • Previous experience (10 years or more) developing and deploying mechanical systems, particularly multidisciplinary hardware/software projects and products.
  • Demonstrated individual ownership for projects or programs through the development cycle.
  • Bachelor’s degree with solid background in complex component/assembly design, in a related field, including but not limited to: Mechanical engineering, Chemical and/or Process engineering, Electrical engineering, Physics, Chemistry, etc.
  • Proficient in mechanical design and documentation (SOLIDWORKS ecosystem).
  • Experience with sheet metal design principles and fabrication (DFx).
  • Experience with mechatronics and/or complex mechanical/electrical assemblies.
  • A passion for hands-on, prototyping/testing/R&D.
  • Top-notch verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, self managing and regulating large scopes of work.
Nice to haves:
  • Advanced degree in field of interest
  • Passion for mitigating the effects of climate change
  • Field service experience (e.g., flight testing, road testing, factory/automation installation)
  • DFA, DFM experience
  • Experience working in a mission critical industry
  • Experience with HVAC, or MEP principles
  • Portfolio of projects
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