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Engineer - Mechatronics 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, creed, sex, disability, marital status, citizenship status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About the Organization Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is the industry leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing leading-edge military expeditionary products, rugged industrial/commercial products, and products for medical rehabilitation. Our product lines include shelters, heaters, environmental control units (ECUs), power generators, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) air filtration and collective protection systems, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems, and robotics including manipulator arms, vehicles, and healthcare solutions.

Additionally, HDT’s success and longevity is based on the full range of engineering services we offer, including design, analysis, testing, validation, training, and installation. These services provide the foundation of our innovation, providing ongoing research and development.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location HDT (Fredericksburg, VA)  


Creates novel robotic devices for diverse applications in medical, military, and scientific research fields. Participates in aspects of design and engineering including concept generation, mechanical design and/or electrical design, testing, and documentation. Ideal candidate would have experience designing electrical circuits.  Works on multiple projects of moderate size or on portions of major projects. Design aspects may range from interfacing with sensors and communication buses, power supplies and power management, brushless motor control electronics as well as controllers for electro-mechanical devices. Engages in continuous improvement initiatives. Demonstrates comfort level with mechanism (and ideally electrical) design, sensors, and electric motors typical of robotic systems, as well as hands-on debugging of electro-mechanical systems and has the ability to work in a highly-collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment.


  • Develops mechatronic products and systems such as robots, actuators, instruments, and sensors
  • Electro/mechanical assembly of prototype designs
  • Debugs, tests and integration of robotic systems
  • Designs and conducts experiments
  • Analyzes and interprets data
  • Incorporates customer requirements into planning and work
  • Experience with designing, prototyping, and testing robotic/mechatronic systems
  • Experience with 3D mechanical CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Experience with PCB CAD (e.g. Altium, Eagle, …)
  • Soldering
  • Matlab and/or Python
  • Robotics fundamentals (kinematics, dynamics, sensing, controls, etc.)
  • Familiarity with instrumentation & tools such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Ability and desire to learn new concepts and skills quickly
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement the design of complex mechanisms
  • Proactively identifies and mitigates risk
  • Receives and follows direction
  • Guides work of intern(s)
  • Works professionally with teammates and colleagues
  • Reports progress and status
  • Completes assigned tasks on time and budget while meeting technical requirements
  • Develop BOEs
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Adheres to all quality and safety standards
  • Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned
  • Available for limited travel
Position Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer or Robotic Engineering from accredited school or equivalent experience require; Masters and Passed FE exam preferred


  • 2 - 10 years work experience


  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English
  • Works independently under supervision of others
  • Works independently on daily tasks
  • Possesses effective oral and written communication skills
  • Possesses quality orientation and high attention to detail
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with customers, vendors, employees and managers at all levels within the company
  • Possesses strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in standard business software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office)

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