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Quad-M, Inc. has the following position available at this time.

Mechanical Engineer

Summary: Quad-M, Inc. is seeking a full-time mechanical engineer who is passionate about working on space hardware to join their team in support of satellite deployment system design, manufacture, and test with a focus on structural, dynamic, and thermal analyses as well as engineering testing. This position requires a strong background in statics, dynamics, material science, and finite element analysis. Applicant must have hands-on experience and be self-motivated to complete jobs with above average attention to detail and quality of work.

Must be willing to work 40+ hours a week when necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Physics, or Equivalent

  • Strong foundation in statics, dynamics, and thermal analysis

    • Ability to perform hand calculations in aforementioned disciplines

    • Ability to create custom analytical tools as needed with Excel, MATLAB, or Python, etc.

  • Strong understanding of material science

    • Emphasis on knowledge of high strength stainless steels & aluminum alloys

    • Corrosion, corrosion cracking, and fatigue

  • Strong understanding of vibration and shock

    • Sinusoidal

    • Random

  • Experience with accurate setup of complex, assembly and part level finite element models for both static and frequency analysis and correlation of models to real-world test results

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks and SolidWorks simulation or sufficient experience with equivalent software and ability to rapidly learn SolidWorks

  • Must at a minimum have completed an internship, capstone project, research, or personal engineering project that demonstrates knowledge in the majority of the aforementioned skillsets and ability to apply them to real world applications

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years of experience in a fast-paced, hands-on engineering environment

  • Mechanical design & design for manufacturing

  • Fabrication and assembly drawing creation with GD&T per ASME y14.5


  • Competitive Pay, Hourly Rate w/Overtime @ 1.5X Base Rate, Paid Weekly

  • Flexible Hours

  • 3 Weeks of PTO/yr. after 90 days, 4 Weeks/yr. after 5/yrs. of employment with Quad-M

  • Health Insurance & Dental

  • Simple IRA Retirement, Contributions Matched Up-to 3%

  • Opportunity to learn & work in a hands-on, fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment

  • Work on parts and assemblies which will fly in space

U.S. Citizenship Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required.

Position is full-time and work must be performed on-site at our facility in McDade, TX approximately 30 miles outside of Austin.

Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to

Fraud Note: Quad-M, Inc., has one position open for an engineer.  However, please be aware someone has been using the Quad-M, Inc. name to post other fictitious job postings. Here is a list of red flags to help applicants identify fraudulent ads, such as misspellings, grammatical errors, or incorrect contact information. Any legitimate email generated from Quad-M, Inc. will end in Quad-M, Inc., will not interview or hire through text message/social media/email alone. We require in-person completion of an I-9 and W4 documents and will not ask for these any other way.  We will not issue you a check to cash or deposit for equipment to purchase on our behalf.

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