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ElectroMechanical Engineer



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Mohamed Barami

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JN -062023-15609

Job Description

Position Description

  • Work with the team to develop design specifications for actuation, transmission and interface components for wearable robot embodiments and contribute to the conceptualization, detailed design, fabrication, and testing of these components. Develop work plans for how components will be integrated into functional wearable devices.
  • Create technical drawings/sketches and representations of conceptual and detailed designs so that they can be shared with team members and outside vendors.
  • Assist with the testing of wearable robotics components on benchtop models and during lab-based and field-based human subject testing experiments.
  • Collect and document feedback and identify necessary metrics to measure and optimize various system parameters against functional requirements as well as identify new technologies applicable to wearable robotic systems.
  • Contribute to the preparation of demonstration prototypes, internal reports, patent applications, and presentations. Report on goals and deliverables to project stakeholders and provide progress updates at regular team meetings.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or equivalent degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or a related degree.
  • At least three years of related experience. Advanced education in a related field may count towards years of experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with mechanical design, simulation software, prototyping, machining (CNC), and 3D printing
  • Experience with material selection and characterization of performance (stress testing, fatigue analysis)
  • Experience with data acquisition (e.g. Matlab) for experimental electro-mechanical systems
  • Strong creativity, initiative, organization, and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects both independently and with other team members, and adapt well to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work outside of your discipline to accomplish project goals

Bonus skills/experience:

  • Previous experience in robotics, medical device design, human interface design, quality systems, and/or mechanical testing
  • Experience with flexible power transmission design
  • Knowledge and experience working with various tooling/manufacturing sources and component vendors
  • Knowledge of engineering documentation and lab procedures
  • Prior experience in software development or use pertaining to data acquisition and control
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