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Mechanical Engineer (6159)

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability. 

We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts with degrees from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!

Key statistics:
  • 1100+ Team members
  • 900+ Consultants
  • 550+ Ph.D.s
  • 30+ Offices globally 

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer for our Mechanical Engineering Practice in Seattle, WA. In this role, you will work as part of a team, consulting on a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues. Project applications may span industrial processes, utilities, consumer products, electronics, medical devices, transportation, energy, aerospace, manufacturing, marine, construction, defense, food and beverage, healthcare, and more.

You will be responsible for: 
  • Interacting and communicating with internal and external clients
  • Effective written and verbal communications
  • Applying technical knowledge, creativity and innovation to solve problems
  • Project management, coordination and execution
  • Continued professional development
  • Meeting deadlines and budget constraints
  • Helping maintain a safe workplace
  • Working within project teams with a strong desire to contribute

You will have the following skills and qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with focused thesis/coursework/project experience in dynamic systems and control, solid mechanics, structural mechanics, stress analysis, thermal/fluid analysis, materials or other comparable subjects utilizing both experimental and computational methods
  • Numerical modeling and simulation, and data analysis programming
  • Medical device development
  • Propensity for failure investigation and analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to use tools and test instruments, and construct experiments
  • Physical ability to perform inspections at locations such as industrial and construction sites
  • Evidence of novel contributions and initiative
  • Strong foundation in mechanical engineering and ability to apply mechanical engineering concepts to real-life applications
  • A background exhibiting hard work, tenacity, creativity, communication and teamwork
  • A good sense of business and legal issues
  • Strong foundation in verbal and written communication

To learn more about life at Exponent and our impact, please visit the following links:  

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.