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Mechanical Design Engineer (Power Electronics)

Design Engineering, Los Angeles

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The Transponics division is responsible for the design and development of the Hyperloop One Propulsion System. This includes the propulsion motor, power electronics, high power solid state switches, controllers and system algorithms, and supporting systems. These components combine electromagnetic, electric circuit, mechanical, thermal, control, and embedded software sub-systems. We are seeking candidates with broad skill-sets and various levels of experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Los Angeles facility.

Multiple positions are available.


  • Creating and maintaining models in Unigraphics NX
  • Designing components and systems for various Propulsion related sub-systems including the propulsion motor, motor drive, and mechanical support structures
  • Analysis and verification of preliminary and detail design with hand calcs and FEA
  • Working with internal teams and external vendors to ensure timely completion of functional hardware


  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline and 3+ years OR M.S. in Engineering or related discipline and 2+ years experience
  • Utilizing engineering principals to design complex systems
  • Proficiency in Siemens Unigraphics NX 6 or higher
  • Proficient in GD&T
  • At least 2 years of experience in one or more of the following:
    • Design of electric motor structures
    • Design of rotating machinery
    • Design of large, complex assemblies
    • Manufacturing and fabrication methods including transfer or injection molding
  • Experience developing a product from concept to production
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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