Senior Mechanical Engineer - Area-I at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Area-I Mechanical Engineering

Area-I, Inc. is a metro-Atlanta-based company dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art unmanned aircraft systems designed for use by the United States Armed Forces. We specialize in the development of unmanned aircraft systems that eject from host platforms or modular launch systems. These platforms are designed to meet the specific needs of our customers where we design, build, test, and ultimately deliver unique solutions to the customer. Area-I’s customers include the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and NASA.


As a Sr. Mechanical Engineer you'll be responsible for leading a team environment focused on the design, fabrication, prototyping, and flight testing of advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and corresponding launch systems. You'll be responsible for including but not limited to component design, system/sub-stem design, modeling/prototyping, structural analysis, hand calculations, FEA analysis, and design for manufacturing/production. Additionally, you will apply production drawings, interpret GD&T, and provide status reports/documentation.


  • 8+ years relevant industry experience
  • Minimum B.S. in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance


  • 3D Design and FEA experience (Solidworks desired)
  • Composites fabrication experience
  • Experience with common hand tools
  • Familiarity with machine shop tools such as a lathe, mill, etc.

_ Area-I is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!_


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Mechanical Engineer - Area-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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