Opto-Mechanical Engineer | Quartus Engineering

Date Posted: 
Friday, March 4, 2016
Position Location: 
San Diego, CA
Job Description: 

Quartus Engineering Incorporated (www.quartus.com) is a leading provider of mechanical, optical, aerospace and electrical engineering services and integrated hardware solutions for the aerospace, defense, entertainment, commercial, consumer, and medical industries. We support our clients with advanced mechanical, optical, aerospace and electrical design, analysis, optimization, test, prototype development, and manufacturing using modern CAD and CAE tools and leveraging our clean room laboratories.

We are looking for an Opto-Mechanical  Engineer in our San Diego Office.  


  • Creates 3-D engineering models using appropriate tools for the job
  • Researches and selects materials and COTS/Custom parts appropriate for the design
  • Reviews possible layouts/orientations to optimize design elements 
  • Presents findings to the project team, company or customer
  • Creates 2-D drawings to document assembly and component design 
  • Travels to customer sites for meetings or engineering support
  • Contributes to the overall success and quality of Quartus services
  • Documents work using Microsoft Word or PowerPoint


  • BS  and/or MS in Mechanical or similar Engineering field and/or equivalent experience
  • Experience and/or expertise in:
    • Optical system design and opti-mech packaging
    • Design on electromechanical mechanisms and precision mechanics
    • Precision motion control
    • Heat transfer and design of thermal management solutions
    • GD&T application per ASME Y14.5M
    • Design using CAD/CAE software 
    • Familiarity with optical raytrace software (eg. Zemax, CodeV, etc.) is a plus
  • Must be eligible to obtain US government security clearance

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills.  Qualified candidates must be able to complete projects autonomously as well as work collaboratively on project teams.

Quartus provides comprehensive benefits including competitive salary, discretionary performance-based bonus, employee stock ownership, medical, dental, and 401k plan with company match.  Quartus is an equal opportunity employer.


If you are interested in the position, please e-mail your resume to jobs@quartus.com and mention “Opto-Mechanical Engineer” in the subject line.