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Aerospace Mechanical Engineer- Integration Design

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Other Engineering, Design
Webster, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.

Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Mechanical Engineer who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond.


Our team is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer who will coordinate with all subsystems and functional teams to layout and configure integrated locations of the station as well as design and develop integrated hardware that will become the world’s first commercial space station. This role is onsite and will be based at our ASTC facility.


  • Responsible for the mechanical integration of hardware components of subsystems to deliver to Assembly, Integration, & Testing (AIT) for assembly and installation.
  • Develop, configure, and maintain system level CAD assembly models representing integrated locations and hardware.
  • Conduct integration design reviews with subsystem and functional stakeholders to progress designs through the lifecycle development process.
  • Collaborate with Human Safety Integration (HSI) and Logistics and Maintenance to ensure integration of hardware satisfies requirements for on-orbit use and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with AIT and subsystem owners to define assembly sequence of hardware into integrated modules.
  • Generate assembly drawing trees and indentured parts lists (IPL) of mid and top-level integrated hardware assemblies.
  • Prepare integration progress reports and CAD status metrics to present to the Office of Chief Engineer (OCE) and Program Management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or related field required.
  • 8+ years of engineering experience in space flight hardware development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in organization of technical reviews for flight development projects.
  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS 3D modeling software or similar computer aided design tool.
  • Experience with PDM software such as SolidWorks Product Data Management (PDM) or similar.
  • Experience creating engineering drawings and dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y-14 preferred.
  • Experience delivering projects using Agile/Scrum methodologies preferred.
  • Experience with Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence) preferred.
  • Certification in SOLIDWORKS (CSWA, CSWP, CSWE) preferred.
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), a plus.

Essential Functions

Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.


  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).

  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Excellent communication skill, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.