Mechanical Engineer — Mechanisms & Closures

  • Lightship Energy, Inc.
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jul 21, 2021
Full time role

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Design powered and passive mechanisms for a prototype electric RV, including a novel electric lift system to enable groundbreaking aerodynamic performance

  • Fabricate prototype parts (machining, 3-D printing) in-house

  • Perform tolerance stack-up and GD&T analyses where necessary

  • Develop and run appropriate validation test benches on early prototypes

  • Work closely with suppliers to manage part quality and delivery timing

  • Develop and perform component and system level testing

  • Aid in the assembly of your subsystems

Prior Experience & Professional Qualities

  • BSME engineering or similar

  • Experience working on mechatronic / robotic systems

  • Experience with weatherproof seal design

  • 5+ years of mechanical design engineering (multidisciplinary skills preferred)

  • Skilled modeler using 3-D CAD tools such as CATIA, Solidworks, Fusion 360, or OnShape

  • Collaborative mindset, dedication to excellence and completeness, clear communication style

Organization Type


Organization Size



Consumer Goods, Energy, Materials & Manufacturing, Transportation

Drawdown solutions

Electric Cars