Design Engineer

Air Squared Manufacturing Inc
Brighton, Colorado
May 23, 2024
May 31, 2024
Engineering, Design
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Manufacturer
Air Squared Manufacturing Inc


Company Name: Air Squared

Title of Position: Design Engineer

Position Type: Full-time; Exempt

Pay Range: $70,000 - $95,000/year based on experience and qualifications.

Benefits include:
  • Health Insurance through Cigna (optional HSA plan with $10 per pay period matching)
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance, paid by employer
  • Group and voluntary life insurance
  • Voluntary short-term disability
  • 401(k) Retirement plan
  • Safety shoe allowance
  • 3-weeks PTO accrual and paid holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Educational reimbursement

Location: Thornton, CO

Air Squared Manufacturing, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of scroll type compressors and vacuum pumps for the medical, automotive, aerospace, fuel cell and power generation industries. Our company focuses on challenging, new applications which require unique solutions and outside of the box thinking. Working closely with our customers allows us to design a completely customized solution that fits their exact needs.

The Design Engineer will assist in the design, analysis and prototyping of new scroll compressors and vacuum pumps. This position will design a customized solution directly for a customer's needs, ensuring that the product will meet their specifications. This role will focus on the critical design aspects of a scroll compressor which directly affect size, performance, life and reliability.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Lead a new product development technically, seeing the project through to completion
  • Utilize SolidWorks to create models and prints required for fabrication
  • Use CFD to optimize cooling, pressure drop and heat rejection from compression process
  • Design for manufacturing including hardware selection such as couplings, bearings, fasteners and O-rings
  • Estimating prototype performance during the design stage
  • Supporting machine shops (at Air Squared or qualified suppliers) to answer questions on critical dimensions or design changes
  • Design advanced components and products with little to no support
  • Basic assembly or hands-on duties. Most assembly work is performed by the lab technicians
  • Testing and troubleshooting scroll prototypes
  • Training and mentorship of entry level engineers and engineering interns
  • Other responsibilities as required
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
  • Must be willing to travel on rare occasions

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience (preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-5-years' experience in design engineering (required)
  • BS in Materials or Aerospace Engineering (considered)
  • Experience in SolidWorks
  • Experience with GD&T
  • Experience with SolidWorks FEA and CFD Packages
  • Background in Automotive (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of Aerospace, Automotive or Medical standards (preferred)
  • Experience with various Manufacturing processes (preferred)
  • Employment with Air Squared is contingent on passing a statewide background check, drug screening (for substances illegal in the state of Colorado), and employment verification through E-Verify

How to Apply:


Pay Range: $70,000 - $95,000/year, based on experience and qualifications

For information on Air Squared, visit our website at

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Air Squared is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law or regulation.

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