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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Urbana, IL, US, 61802

Company: FlightSafety International


FRASCA, a FlightSafety International company, designs and manufactures simulation technology and components that increase pilot safety. Based in Illinois, FRASCA consistently delivers exceptional quality products for flight academies, universities, and military organizations worldwide. FRASCA produces a range of high-fidelity, competitively priced fixed wing and rotary simulation equipment designed to prepare every pilot for real-world mission scenarios. Over 3000 FRASCA simulators have been delivered worldwide. 

Purpose of Position

Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Primary focus is on design for low-volume production of mechanical components/assemblies
  • Design using SolidWorks 3D CAD software
  • Creating documentation and executing engineering change orders
  • Work closely with manufacturing for support of designs up thru completion and shipping

The Ideal Candidate Will Have


  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3+ years experience
  • Experience designing from the initial concept (blank slate) to implementation into the actual product
  • Experience designing for a variety of manufacturing processes. (machining, sheet metal forming, additive manufacturing, composites)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and hands-on experience using a variety of tools.
  • Basic knowledge of selection of materials for various applications.

Preferred but Not Required

  •      Experience in finite element analysis(FEA)
  •      Experience in the aviation or simulator industry. 

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana