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Mechanical Engineer



Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
Waabi, founded by AI pioneer and visionary Raquel Urtasun, is an AI company building the next generation of self-driving technology. With a world class team and an innovative approach that unleashes the power of AI to “drive” safely in the real world, Waabi is bringing the promise of self-driving closer to commercialization than ever before. Waabi is backed by best-in-class investors across the technology, logistics and the Canadian innovation ecosystem.
With offices in Toronto, San Francisco, and Dallas, Waabi is growing quickly and looking for diverse, innovative and collaborative candidates who want to impact the world in a positive way. To learn more visit: www.waabi.ai
You will...
- Be part of a team of multidisciplinary Engineers and Research Scientists using an AI-first approach to enable safe self-driving at scale.
- Be responsible for mechanical design, assembly, test and integration of sensors, compute, modules, and actuation systems.
- Work closely with the software team to define and convert perception, planning, and control requirements into hardware specifications.
- Design for automotive requirements and environmental challenges.
- Support prototype and production module builds.
- Diagnose and drive resolution of technical issues.
- Manage relationships with suppliers and external partners.
- Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or similar fields.
- We're seeking individuals at various stages of their career journey from entry-level professionals to seasoned experts.
- Proficient with Solidworks.
- Experience with technical drawing tolerancing for various manufacturing operations.
- Experience with fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
- Experience PLM tools and document revision control.
- Test and qualify mechanical designs for use on road vehicles.
- Experience with various designs for manufacturing like sheet metal, injection molding, stamping, etc.
- Technical ownership of hardware development from prototype to production.
- Present mechanical solutions to cross functional teams.
- Autonomous Vehicle and/or automotive industry experience is a plus.
- Surfacing experience is a plus.
- Open-minded and collaborative team player with the willingness to help others.
- Passionate about self-driving technologies, solving hard problems, and creating innovative solutions.
The US yearly salary range for this role is: $112,000 - $260,000 USD in addition to competitive perks & benefits. Waabi (US) Inc.’s yearly salary ranges are determined based on several factors in accordance with the Company’s compensation practices. The salary base range is reflective of the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Note: The Company provides additional compensation for employees in this role, including equity incentive awards and an annual performance bonus.
- Competitive compensation and equity awards.
- Health and Wellness benefits encompassing Medical, Dental and Vision coverage (for full-time employees only).
- Unlimited Vacation.
- Flexible hours and Work from Home support.
- Daily drinks, snacks and catered meals (when in office).
- Regularly scheduled team building activities and social events both on-site, off-site & virtually.
- As we grow, this list continues to evolve!
Waabi is a technology start-up building technologies to transform the way the world moves. Join our talented team to be a part of the future and to make an impact!
Waabi is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive, and accessible workplace for all our employees. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, caregiver status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We make workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know.