[robotics-worldwide] Mechanical / Robot-Design Engineer at Barrett (Dave Wilkinson)

William T. Townsend wt at barrett.com
Fri May 20 04:29:37 PDT 2011


Mechanical / Robotics Engineer
Position Overview: The Mechanical / Robotics 
Engineer will be an integral member of a small 
cross-disciplinary engineering team that is 
responsible for supporting and improving upon 
Barrett Technology’s existing line of robotic 
products as well as developing and integrating 
future products. We are looking for a 
well-rounded Mechanical Engineer who excels at 
designing, building and analyzing clever, 
functional, and aesthetic mechanical devices 
while being fluent enough in the other 
engineering disciplines to ensure the successful 
integration of their designs with the rest of the 
system. The applicant should be able to work well 
without a lot of oversight and be willing to take 
initiative and act upon new ideas.  (Please note 
that the person hired will be working partly on 
projects funded by the US department of defense.)

Specific responsibilities include the following:
• Create and modify solid models of parts and assemblies.
• Create and review detailed part drawings.
• Collaborate with electrical and software 
engineers in the development of complex electro-mechanical systems.
• Develop, prototype, assemble and physically test novel designs.
• Work with vendors and part manufacturers on the 
creation of nonstandard parts.
• Develop detailed assembly and manufacturing documentation.
• Troubleshoot mechanical issues.
• Compose grant proposals; submit written reports.


   William (Bill) T. Townsend
   President & CEO
   wt at barrett.com
   Ph USA +617-252-9000 x25
   Fx USA +617-252-9021

   Barrett Technology, Inc. -- Advanced Robot Arms and Hands
   625 Mount Auburn Street
   Cambridge, MA  02138-4555

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