Mechanical Engineer II

Rochester, NY



We are in search of an early career Mechanical Engineer with an interest in pursuing a career in design engineering. The ideal candidate will have a strong education in the fundamentals of engineering, including coursework in materials science, machine design, heat transfer, structural analysis and manufacturing processes. Coursework in vibrations, FEA and/or technical writing is a plus.


  • Develop conceptual and detailed designs of mechanical parts and assemblies based on project requirements.

  • Provide supporting safety and engineering analyses as required.

  • Prepare materials for engineering design reviews.

  • Prepare technical drawings in compliance with industry standards.

  • Work both independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary team.


  • BSME with3years of relevant experience.

  • Advanced Beginner with CAD software

  • Novice with FEA software

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $68,765 - $103,147 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time