195848 - Design Engineer
CA-Northern California
Canoga Park
7 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking aDesign Engineer for an opening in Canoga Park, CA

The majority of the work will be creating component detail and assembly level Valves and Combustion Devices designs using CREO models and drawings for multiple liquid rocket engines, and is expected to be accomplished with minimal supervision.
-This activity will require working daily in the Windchill PDM system and utilizing ASME 14.5Y Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Additional support at effectively processing these models and drawings through the data management system (Windchill), design and drawing check processes, and also through the final engineering release process is highly beneficial.
-Under minimal supervision, this individual is expected to perform engineering design assignments requiring a wide application of advanced principles, theories and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines.
Typical responsibilities include:
-Creating Creo models and associated drawings with some direction from technical specialists.
-Performs design calculations to validate any phase of design requirements.
-Individual must be able to provide data and product definition in support of contract data requirements list (CDRL) submittals.
-They shall be able to participate effectively in preliminary and critical design reviews, data reviews, and product reviews, and initiating changes as necessary.
-Individual is responsible for assuring that design/design verification results are attained within project budget and schedule.
-They are responsible for escalating in a timely manner when commitment dates of assigned and individual work cannot be met.
-Act on technical guidance from more senior designers and design technical leaders.

5 years of rocket propulsion design experience preferred.
Must have experience with Creo, Windchill and GD&T.
-Extensive knowledge of the latest ASME 14.5Y geometric dimensioning and tolerancing methods and the ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and related specifications is critical.
-Design knowledge with rocket engine hardware; such as Propellant valves (cryogenic, ambient and hot gas), Bleed and Purge Valves, along with Combustion Chambers, Nozzles, Preburners, Gas Generators and Combustion Structural Manifold configurations is beneficial.
-Design engineers are also required to be capable to research, develop, analyze, design, and support fabrication of components using engineering and scientific principles.
-Understanding on how to read and interpret engineering design related codes, regulations and specifications as well as applicable customer requirements is also required.
-Effective interpersonal and communication skills, operating effectively in a team environment along with the ability to write clearly and concisely is essential.

Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline and 2+ years of related technical experience as a Design Engineer is required.
Masters in Engineering or equivalent is beneficial.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Richard Barrett
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x246 or (800) 927-9318 x246

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.