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Mechanical Designer III

Designer III

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense.  Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is seeking a Mechanical Designer to join our team.  The selected candidate will work with Mechanical Engineers to develop and design hardware for various NASA applications. The candidate will be responsible to develop solid models and engineering drawings in accordance with NASA and industry standards.   Primary work activities will include design development (CAD modeling), creating and maintaining drawings (drafting), and working with the project teams to meet objectives.  Drafting activities will include detailed fabrication drawings, assembly drawings, and interface/installation drawings for mechanical systems.  The candidate will work on multiple projects at the same time and will be responsible for coordinating efforts to meet various project schedules.  The candidate shall have strong communication skills and be proactive in identifying issues and finding solutions.


Required Skills: 


  • Background in Mechanical Design, Aerospace and Spaceflight hardware systems

  • Strong knowledge of basic design principles, drafting, and design standards like ASME Y14.5M GD&T

  • Strong experience with Creo software, including large assemblies and complex drawings

  • Experience using Windchill PLM software (or similar) for configuration management of models, drawings, and associated data, including drawing release and revision

  • Ability to read and develop mechanical design solid models, detail and assembly drawings


 Other Desired Skills:


  • Strong knowledge of machining and fabrication practices

  • Ability to interface with engineering to obtain and implement design requirements

  • Experience with SolidWorks design modeling software, including assemblies and detailed drawings

  • Experience with additional 2-D and 3-D software is desired (AutoCAD, NX, etc.)

  • Experience with reverse engineering and 3-d laser scanning & associated data (point clouds, CAD data)




  • Associate's degree and 5 years of experience; or High School (HS) diploma or equivalent and 10 years of experience.


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or call (850) 362-6551.


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