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Senior Mechanical Engineering Technician

Waltham, MA

Senior Mechanical Engineering Technician

  • 300 Bear Hill Rd, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1995, Boston Engineering improves the way people work and live through innovative product design and novel engineering.

Boston Engineering combines focused creativity and experienced insight to deliver breakthrough products and technologies for the Medical, Commercial, and Defense sectors. The company applies its ISO-certified process to ensure that projects succeed within tight deadlines, focused budgets, and meet stringent regulatory requirements. Boston Engineering is an Ansys Certified Channel Partner and PTC Platinum Partner.

Seeking innovative, passionate self-starters looking to work in an environment where curiosity and drive are encouraged and rewarded.

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineering Technician to join our technical team to support our projects in the Medical, Commercial/Industrial, and Defense and Security market segments

Requisite Skills:

  • Proficient in shop tool operation, including drill presses, grinders, cutting equipment (i.e., chop saw, band saw), pneumatic tools, and electric/manual hand tools
  • Maintain and operate 3D printers and support equipment (FDM, SLA, Printer bath)
  • Manage laboratory consumables and supplies, and inventory of project-related materials
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID, mechanical schematics, detailed drawings, and assembly drawings
  • Able to build, work with, and maintain relationships with outside shops to outsource mechanical components, including box builds, breadboards, engineering prototypes
  • Able to inspect and measure mechanical components
  • Demonstrated experience with integration and debugging
  • Able to redline and document the as-built product
  • Implementation of and teaching of good lab procedures
  • Understanding QA practices and upkeep and management of laboratory benches and equipment, including calibration schedules, lists of needed wiring, tools, equipment, etc.
  • Understand, practice, and enforce safe work practices related to the following:  respiratory protection, electrical safety, and PPE
  • Able to follow test protocols, including thorough documentation, with minimal supervision
  • Able to mentor junior engineers and interns and work in a team environment

Supplemental Skills: 

  •  Familiarity with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485
  • Basic understanding of cable drawings, panel wiring drawings, and electrical schematics
  • Basic electrical debugging knowledge, including checking pinouts and for shorts
  • Ability to convert sketches or prototype-level electrical drawings to manufacturing-level drawings
  • Passing knowledge of LabVIEW or other test or prototyping software


  • Associate Engineering Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering or Degree Level equivalent
  • Five years or more experience in a similar role
  • Fluent in MSOffice (MSWord, MSExcel), fluency in MSVisio is a plus
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD such as Creo or Solidworks
  • Good communication skills

This role is restricted to US persons (i.e., US citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. Boston Engineering will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

**Your application will not be considered complete without a writing sample.**

Boston Engineering offers a hybrid work environment and a full employee benefit plan, including a matching 401K plan in an open, energetic working environment that fosters strong client relationships with an entrepreneurial team spirit.  

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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