Mechanical Engineer

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 04-26-2017
For over ten years, TORC Robotics has been committed to developing innovative autonomous and robotic vehicle systems. Located in Blacksburg, VA, TORC is a rapidly expanding company with a passion for commercializing robotic technology throughout military, automotive, mining and agricultural markets. 
To learn more about TORC Robotics, please visit our website at

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer. 
What you'll be doing:  
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams to provide the best solution in the fewest iterations.
  • Design sensor mounting elements to provide proper stability, protection and field-of-view.
  • Design mechanisms/brackets and hardware to convert traditionally controlled vehicles to drive-by-wire control.
  • Design electronics enclosures to protect sensitive PCB assemblies.
  • Analyze designs for safety, feasibility, robustness and ease-of-use.
  • Work with suppliers to procure and properly specify commercial-off-the-shelf components.
  • Fully document designs and create manufacturing drawings for in house and supplier fabrication.
What we're looking for:                                     
  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineer preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • A motivated self-starter
  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • SolidWorks experience is desired
  • Ability to obtain U.S. security clearance (US Citizenship is required)
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