BS Degree in ME/EE. Design Engineer with over 5 years of engineering experience in actual creation of required components per specialty (concept, specification setting and layout creation and negotiation capability). Minimum of 8 years of related experience may be substituted for required degree. Conducts design feasibility and cost analysis, strength calculations, material selection, part construction, part specification, scheduling and coordinating activities involved in prototyping, fabricating, and manufacturing of assigned products and systems. Analyzes components/parts in area of specialty to ensure that established layout/quality/cost/performance standards and regulatory requirements are met or exceeded and recommends cost-effective design modifications/improvements that support testing and mass production.