ICON was founded to revolutionize homebuilding and making dignified housing the standard for people throughout the world. Using proprietary 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials, ICON is solving a plurality of problems in the contemporary building industry with their breakthrough technologies.
Reports to: Head of Hardware Engineering
Vacation: 2 weeks
Travel Requirements: Light (3-6 Weeks Per Year Estimated)
Start Date: Summer 2020
Location: Austin, TX
Education: BSME or similar required, MSME preferred. 8+ years of working experience designing and building construction equipment or in an applicable field
IN ONE SENTENCE: The ICON technology team is adding a principal-level mechanical engineer to lead one of our product teams in the development, commissioning, and support of our mobile large-scale concrete 3D printers.
If you want to use your superpowers to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, then we want to meet you.
Lead a technical team in the development of a robotic platform for construction applications, focusing on motion platforms and dynamic fluid systems
Design and create prototypes using in-house and external fabrication
Progress development of systems through product commercialization
Provide hands-on, troubleshooting, process, and manufacturing support as well designing, implementing, and integrating solutions in a fast-paced environment with a quick AGILE development cycle
Create design solutions utilizing engineering methods with good documentation processes
Must be willing to perform a wide range of tasks on a daily basis (e.g. Transition from office work to field work at a moment’s notice)
Establish individual and team goals consistent with overall company OKRs
Mentor engineers in their career development
Proven record of leading an engineering development team to deliver on-time milestones
Ability to use first principles creatively to solve difficult problems
Experience with design of large and/or mobile machinery and understanding and adapting to the field requirements for such machines
Experience designing automation-specific mechanisms
Experience taking projects from prototype to product
Experience in working with manufacturers and building external partnerships
Demonstrated knowledge of component manufacturing processes (including machining, rapid prototyping, etc.)
Experience in developing pilot test and assembly fixtures
Proficiency using parametric solid modeling and CAD software to design and document parts and assemblies
SolidWorks experience preferred; Experience with PDM, a plus
Familiarity with making drawings and applicable drawing and tolerancing standards
Adept at communicating in a collaborative team environment and seeking optimum solutions with other team members
Knowledge of the AGILE SCRUM methodology of project management
A service-oriented attitude when in a support role
Ability to prioritize and stay cool in a dynamic start-up environment
Current driver’s license
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Must be prepared to work, in part, in extreme environments: temps > 100 degrees or below freezing, sun, rain, mud, lack of electricity, etc. We get dirty.
Previous start-up experience, and/or a resourceful innovative nature with an ability to streamline or develop efficient processes
Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, and the ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems
Knowledge of ROS
Experience running FEA or CFD analysis
Industrial safety system experience
High performance communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to less technical people
A hunger for learning and personal growth
In addition to a resume, please provide a selection from your design portfolio that you believe shows why your past experiences and future aspirations make you a solid fit for this role.
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