Mechanical Engineer

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 09-11-2017
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

TORC is accepting applications for future Mechanical Engineering opportunities. 

 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 want to see:                                        
  • 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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