Mechanical Engineer, R&D Blu homes
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Blu Homes is seeking qualified applicants for an R&D Mechanical Engineer position on Mare Island in Vallejo, CA. The purpose of R&D at Blu Homes is to develop, investigate, and test new technologies and methods that improve the quality, increase the speed, and reduce the cost of a Blu Home. The new R&D Mechanical Engineer will report directly to the VP of Technology Development and be responsible for designing and overseeing the construction and testing of full-scale building components, subassemblies, and assemblies within Blu?s separate R&D facility, which they will manage, adjacent to the main manufacturing plant.
Blu Homes is a fast-growing, innovative technology startup aimed at changing the landscape of the housing industry with best-in-class precision built houses. Using a uniquely integrated business model, and deeply proprietary information and building science technology, Blu?s team of architects and engineers work with each individual homebuyer to tailor Blu?s products to their specific needs and building site. The homes are the built by skilled craftspeople in Blu?s Vallejo, CA factory using a proprietary structural folding system that offers unique beauty, strength, and environmental performance while allowing the houses to be economically shipped and literally unfolded anywhere in the world. Blu has completed projects throughout the country and soon internationally, servicing customers out of its Boston, San Francisco, and Ann Arbor, MI offices. Blu?s mission is to continue to use cutting-edge technology to revolutionize the housing industry and provide home buyers and institutions worldwide with beautiful, ecologically sensitive, healthy buildings of exceptional quality and value.
Work directly with VP of Technology to develop innovative designs and methods for improving Blu?s products and production process;
Document concepts and designs using 3D CAD and 2D drawings at various levels of detail;
Manage Blu?s R&D facility, including the direction and oversight of prototypes and testing;
Document successes and failures of prototypes, including feedback from craftspeople.
Required Skills and Experience:
Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical Engineering
2+ years experience in large assembly design
Mastery of 3D solid part and assembly modeling
Ability to lead of a small crew of craftspeople from various trades and experience levels
Proficient verbal and written English language communication
Verbal Spanish language communication a big plus
Experience using Autodesk Inventor or CATIA V5 a big plus
Compensation: Full-time Salary, plus paid vacation, generous benefits, and stock options.
Application Process: Please send Email. Please write ?R&D Mechanical Engineer? in the subject line of the email and attach your resume, list of projects and a cover letter (important) detailing your interest in working with Blu and why your experience and skills would make you well suited to the position.
Resume and applications may be FAXED to 707-638-0442. To request an application call: 707-563-6452.
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