Thermal Engineer

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Digital Prospectors Corp
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Job Title: Thermal Engineer
Location: Lexington, MA
Duration: 12 months and 40hr/wk

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Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!

Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


The thermal engineer will carry out system-level and detailed thermal design and analysis on optical and communication systems including supporting electronics. Projects range from platform level analyses to sensor assembly to detailed components.

The thermal engineer will be responsible for developing geometry based thermal models, applying physical and optical properties, accounting for critical mounting interfaces, application of dissipative heat loads, and executing thermal analyses to insure safe operating temperature levels. The engineer will support decision making in the system design architecture and overall thermal management, evaluate/select/procure thermal control hardware, and participate in the preparation and performance of developmental and qualification testing.

Experience with heat exchangers, cold plates, cryo-coolers, heaters, radiators, insulation, thermal properties of materials is desirable. Thermal environments include various orbits in space, aircraft flight profiles, missile trajectories and ground operations.

Thermal engineer shall have strong background and experience using thermal analysis and CAD software. It is desired but not necessary that the candidate be skilled using Thermal Desktop.

A B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical or Aero/Astro Engineering with at least five years of experience in the work force beyond the degree program is required. The ability to work in interdisciplinary teams and to clearly describe results in oral presentations and written reports is desired.


Founded in 1999, DPC is an award winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in in placing contract, contract to hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base.

Come see why DPC has been voted "Best of Staffing" for candidate satisfaction by Inavero / CareerBuilder.com, "Top Temporary Placement Firm" by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

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