Mechanical Design Engineer

A Vibrant Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and fabrication of resonance-based non-destructive evaluation (NDE) hardware and software for customer components. As a Vibrant Team Member, you will work to improve the safety and reliability of critical systems, and support customer implementation of our solutions. 


  • Design electromechanical systems and inspection cells to support the collection of resonate testing data  
  • Develop mechanical design schematics (2D and 3D) to facilitate the creation, procurement and fabrication of equipment and systems meeting design requirements 
  • Select hardware and components as needed and initiate procurement for the fabrication of manufactured systems and product. 
  • Provide budgetary analysis, costing estimations and timelines of proposed project designs and systems 
  • Create Bills of Materials 
  • Design machine control circuits and schematics for low voltage circuits and control stations 
  • Develop/modify machine code/robot program code to support the development of system integration 
  • Develop, coordinate, or monitor all aspect of production, including selection of manufactured methods, fabrication or operation of product designs 
  • Perform remote support when required 
  • Travel domestically and internationally to customer and collaborator facilities; up to 10% travel time 
  • Comply with the AS9100 quality system, including recommending improvements to processes and procedures 
  • Compose written reports and proposals for internal and external communication 
  • Work flexibly in a small business environment 

Qualifications, Requirements and Skills 

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) status. Vibrant’s work includes DoD-funded and export-controlled projects.  
  • Ability to adhere to a DoT/FAA drug and alcohol testing program 
  • Strong analytical mindset, data-driven decision making 
  • Highly organized 
  • Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal skills 
  • BS in Engineering, Physics, Math, Computer Science  
  • At least five years of full-time work experience in engineering, manufacturing, maintenance/sustainment, or related fields in the aerospace, power generation or automotive industry

Please highlight experience in these areas with your cover letter and/or resume 

  • Proficiency in Solidworks, NX, PTC Creo or other 3D solid modeling software 
  • Proficiency in machine building and industrial automation design, support and maintenance. 
  • Proficiency with Siemens Step 7 and or Allen Bradley RS5000 Software and PLC control logic (LAD, STL, FBD) 
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD LT and or other 2D CAD tools. 
  • Experience with reading and developing electrical schematics and circuits and controls diagrams 
  • Experience with machine integration and design 
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft engines or aircraft wheel and brake systems 
  • Experience with Robot Programming and Script Writing  


Compensation is dependent on your qualifications, experience, and skill set.

How to Apply

Email resume with cover letter to No hand deliveries or phone inquiries accepted.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of Vibrant Corporation to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, religious persuasion, creed, political beliefs, national origin, or a disability that does not prohibit performance of an essential job function, or any other category protected by federal or state laws.

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