Senior Engineer Mechanical Systems

Job Overview

Sigma Aviation Services is delighted to announce a new position for a Senior Engineer Mechanical Systems with our client based in Indianapolis.

The position holder will provide senior level engineering drawings on mechanical systems in support of VIP aircraft completions to include advanced level technical solutions to complex mechanical problems associated with the design and implementation of systems into completion aircraft.


  • Provide advanced engineering design and analysis of mechanical systems and components.
  • Prepare advanced mechanical system reports and drawings.
  • Develop advanced mechanical system modifications and installation work instructions, procedures and recommendations.
  • Superior knowledge of one or more of the following aircraft utility systems: Air condition, ventilation, equipment cooling, fire/smoke detection, water/waste (potable water, gray water and vacuum waste), oxygen, bleed air.
  • Strong familiarization with trending and analysis of SB’s, AD’s, writing EO’s.
  • Identifies discrepancies and/or problems with drawings before releasing to production and implements correction action to ensure the timely release.
  • Provides advanced technical support and engineering disposition in order to resolve aircraft engineering/mechanical systems problems.
  • Using company procedures, applies advanced level engineering knowledge to resolve complex issues.
  • Reviews and actions Airworthiness Directives (ADs) so as to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Develops and implements engineering modifications and retrofits to completions in progress in accordance with OEM service bulletins.
  • Obtains regulatory approval for modifications/repair performed on aircraft mechanical systems/components.
  • Maintains advanced level awareness of FAA regulations and required compliance of FARs, ADs, SBs.
  • Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets completion aircraft requirements.
  • Acts as a mentor for junior level Engineers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Systems Engineering or comparable.
  • 5+ years experience in Aviation Mechanical Systems Engineering or equivalent.
  • Aircraft design experience with mechanical systems experience the following ATA systems: ATA 21 – Air Conditioning, ATA 26 – Smoke Detection, ATA 35 – Oxygen, ATA 38 – Water Waste.
  • SolidWorks design experience in those mechanical systems listed above.
  • VIP completions or retrofit experience.


  • Computer Aided Drafting/Design (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Aviation background and mechanical systems experience required.
  • Strong knowledge of industry mechanical systems and documentation standards.
  • Experience with mechanical systems and components.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills.

All candidates must have the legal right to live and work in the US.

If you wish to apply, please send your up to date CV to Roxana Duta at or call at +353 1 6698272.


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