Who are Answer Engineering and Re:Build Manufacturing?

Answer Engineering is a team of exceptional engineers that provide design and analysis services to aerospace companies around the world. We tackle the most complex engineering problems and work on vehicles subjected to the harshest environments. We create lasting relationships with our customers and work on programs ranging from supersonic commercial vehicles, cargo and passenger eVTOLs, commercial space travel, and launch vehicle adapters taking satellites into orbit. We conceptualize leading edge vehicles with our customers, develop final designs for production, and have supported dozens of first flights.

To meet the demands and challenges of our customers, we promote a collaborative and flexible work environment. We value teamwork and embrace everyone's strengths and weaknesses. Discussions take place in the open where everyone can contribute freely. Company events are frequent; spontaneous cookouts, happy hours, and annual ski trips are some of our favorites. Our casual office is stocked with snacks and cold brew; when you need a break from your desk, go work on a personal project or play some ping pong in our shop!

At Re:Build Manufacturing we're rebuilding America's manufacturing base and creating meaningful, sustainable jobs in areas that have been deindustrialized over the past 20-30 years. Our strategy is to employ technology, systems, deep financial resources, and best management practices to compete and win as manufacturers in the global market. We are NOT private equity. We do not buy companies with the intention of selling them. Over the next decades we want to make a difference in the US Manufacturing economy and the communities in which we operate. We believe in the power of people and the long-term competitive advantage that can be derived from helping our employees achieve their fullest potential.

Who are we looking for?

We are always looking for talented Staff Engineers to add to our growing team! Upload your resume here and join our talent community! If we find a position that fits your experience, we will be in touch!
As an Engineer at Answer Engineering you will have the opportunity to apply all aspects of your education and experience to tackle the challenges of the aerospace community. You will be responsible for design and analysis of a variety of aerospace structures and systems, routinely using CAD and Finite Element Analysis programs to bring ideas to life. You will take part in the creation, modification, manufacturing, and testing of new and existing aerospace vehicles. At Answer Engineering, you are responsible to honor your commitments and deliver quality results to our customers. Collaboration across teams to meet and exceed expectations is a must.


    • Design and analysis of primary and secondary aerospace structures and systems
    • Create CAD and FEA models, technical reports, and presentations for customers
    • Develop and execute structural tests and experiments
    • Communicate across engineering disciplines to make program critical decisions
    • Collaborate with other engineers, both internally and externally
    • Manage schedule and tasking to meet and exceed expectations
    • Develop supporting material for design such as bill of materials, assembly or installation procedures, and weight optimization trades
    • Support and collaborate with program management, analysis, procurement, and manufacturing teams


    • B.S. in mechanical or aerospace engineering (or comparable education/work experience)
    • Moderate travel
    • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident with the ability to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Coursework and Experience

    • CAD modeling and drafting parts and assemblies
    • Finite element theory and modeling
    • Technical writing and strong presentation skills
    • Understanding of aerodynamics and aircraft loads
    • Exposure to engineering software (ANSYS, Catia, LabVIEW, MATLAB, SolidWorks, etc.)
    • Demonstrated involvement in hands-on projects (Formula SAE, SAE Heavy Lift, MiniBaja, BotWars, etc.)
    • Shop or hands-on experience; part fabrication and assembly
    • Exposure to composite materials and fabrication
    • Prior internships or relevant work experience
    • Graduate teacher fellow, teaching assistant, or student grader


    • 401k with company match
    • Health, vision, and dental insurance
    • Paid sick leave
    • Parental leave program
    • Relocation assistance
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Hybrid work option
    • Education reimbursement program
    • Shop use for personal projects
    • Dog friendly office
    • Company sponsored events
    • Office drinks and snacks

Salary Range

    • Engineer I: 75-100k
    • Engineer II: 85-120k
Do you have a passion for aerospace or a desire to help solve some of the hardest engineering problems in the industry, while working on a diverse set of projects? Join our team and help us create the aircraft of tomorrow!

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