Mighty Buildings

3D printing beautiful, high-quality, and sustainable homes.

Mechanical Engineer at Mighty Buildings

Location
Oakland, CA
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

WHO WE ARE:

We are Mighty Buildings, a venture-backed Series B construction technology company based in Oakland, CA, that is innovating the construction industry by creating beautiful, affordable, and sustainable homes using 3D printing, robotics, and automation.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

We are looking for a passionate Mechanical Engineer to join our Engineering and Manufacturing Infrastructure team. You will be one of the first Mechanical Engineers at Mighty Buildings’ US office so this is the perfect opportunity for someone who is hungry and wants to get in on the ground floor of a company that is revolutionizing 3D prefabrication for state of the art homes. The Mechanical Engineer will be successful by driving the design and integration of manufacturing and assembly while also handling jigs, fixtures, and related systems. The Mechanical Engineer will report to the Director of Automated Manufacturing and will be part of Mighty Buildings US team.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

Developing mechanical structures of production cells, parts and manufacturing jigs in Solidworks. Make a digital mock-up assembly of the developed parts to identify collisions and mistakes. Prototyping of the developed structures and parts. Developing shop drawings for the the parts to be manufactured. Look for and engage with metal, wood, CNC, 3D printing shops to place an order and manufacture parts. Assemble the developed parts in order to validate the designs or improve them.

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing. Mechanical engineering, mechanisms and accompanying systems is something you’re both excited and enthusiastic about (and ready to show it during the interview process!). You’re a wizard with CAD including Solidworks, Fusion360, Inventor, etc.. Extensive knowledge about materials such as metals, plastics, etc.. Working knowledge and experience with manufacturing technologies such as machining, sheet-metal bending, welding, 3D printing, injection moulding. Mechanical calculations and analysis (FEA, loads, stresses, static, dynamic, Tolerance analysis). Creative, hands-on, with a strong desire to not only design but build the systems you design. Capable of analyzing, debugging and solving complex problems. Experience and familiarity with working in LEAN manufacturing environment. Be familiar with Industry 4.0 concept. Be aware abou modularity in hardware development an agile frameworks. Well organized, pay attention to details, methodical in your approach to design and engineering. Being a collaborative team player comes natural for you. Strong verbal and written communication skills Fluent in English

Why you should join Mighty Buildings

Mighty Buildings is a construction technology company that is dedicated to reimagining the building industry, from the factory to the foundation. By applying state-of-the-art automation and innovative new technologies, Mighty Buildings can 3D print structures twice as fast with 95% less labor hours and ten times less waste than conventional construction. Mighty Buildings works with compliance and regulatory agencies to develop future-forward materials that are tested to the most rigorous standards with nearly zero-waste production methods. Mighty Buildings projects range from pre-designed ADUs for homeowners to single family residential developments utilizing their unique panelized Mighty Kit System. Mighty Buildings is committed to making beautiful, sustainable, and high-quality homes a reality for more people.