The responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer will include the design of enclosures and mounts for conduction-cooled electronics, displays, and optics, primarily for military applications. Perform structural and thermal analyses. Act as lead mechanical design contributor on multidisciplinary teams or independently on small R&D projects. Generate and maintain mechanical and assembly drawings.

Applicants should be self-motivated, possess a sincere desire to excel in their discipline, be willing to accept technical challenges, aspire to work in a collaborative environment as a member of a multidisciplinary team with a common vision, and be willing to make an unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality training systems that technology enables.

 All applicants should possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills, good technical writing and presentations skills, noteworthy technical capabilities, a minimum of a BS/BA in their engineering discipline, proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, and United States citizenship. DoD security clearance may be required to work on selected programs.


  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree

  • Expertise and proficiency with CAD

  • Prior experience performing Finite Element Modeling (FEM) structural analyses

  • Prior experience performing thermal analyses

  • Ability to work independently

  • Willing and able to travel domestically and/or internationally

  • U.S. citizenship required

  • Ability to obtain DOD security clearance


  • ProE/Creo & Pro/Mechanica

  • Windchill PDMLink

  • Finite Element Modeling

  • Thermal Dynamics Analysis

  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

  • Design for Manufacturing

  • Optical Design

  • Material Science


Oasis-AE offers competitive compensation in terms of salary and benefits. Benefits include paid holidays and vacation time comparable with leading companies in the State of Michigan; health, vision, dental, life, and short- and long-term workers compensation insurance; sick and jury duty leave; matching 401k retirement plan; post-graduate education reimbursement; flexible work hours; 9/80 work schedules; and a superior working environment with private offices, a café, lounges, and workout facilities. Oasis-AE design and development facilities include: collaboration rooms; electrical, optical, and integration labs; a cleanroom; and a high-bay.


Oasis Advanced Engineering is a premier, small research and development company that specializes in the development and fielding of state-of-the-art simulators and combat vehicle training systems for the U.S. Army and National Guard. Oasis-AE is recognized throughout the industry as an innovator and genuine leader in the development of reliable high-fidelity trainers that enable soldiers to acquire the necessary skills to effectively operate and maintain today’s complex vehicle platforms.


Please review the candidate requirements outlined within the job description. Applicants that fulfill those requirements are invited to submit their resume via email to Applicants that have graduated within 5 years should also include transcripts. Please include the desired position title in the subject of your email.