Trust Automation
  • San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
  • Up to $80k
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefit package; paid time off, a 401k plan, profit-sharing, health insurance, an EAP program and much more

Are you looking for an opportunity to become a key member of an elite level team? Someone that has a direct impact on the success of projects you work on? If so, this could be the opportunity for you.

Trust Automation is a fast growing company in San Luis Obsipo, CA. We are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team. LOCAL AREA CANDIDATES ONLY. 


This role involves designing robust, high quality motion control systems, electrical power generation/conversion systems and motors.You will work directly with the VP of Engineering and other members of the team to support  the company's Engineering strategy. We offer a casual yet energetic work environment, competitive compensation and tremendous growth opportunities.

Requirements & Responsibilities

Activities include integrating the physical design requirements (structural, thermal, shielding, criticality and operations) and manufacturing aspects to produce designs that meet all applicable requirements for the form, fit and function. 

A successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics
  • 5-7 years' experience in the mechanical and electromechanical design, analysis, development and testing of electric motors (actuators, mechanisms, powertrains, structures, tooling, fixtures). MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE; NO STUDENTS/RECENT GRADUATES
  • SolidWorks experience
  • 3D CAD modeling, 2D drawing packages
  • Experience with the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), vibration, structural, thermal, CFD and mechanical analysis, and system simulation tools (MATLAB, SIMULINK) 
  • Experience with ANSI standards and MIL-STD specifications 
  • Experience with documentation release process and configuration management
  • Knowledge of materials and demonstrated experience in material selection
  • Available for travel to provide onsite customer support (presentations and fault finding) as required



  • This position requires successfully passing a background check, prior to the first day of employment
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder')
  • Trust Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We participate in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
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