Design and Manufacturing Engineer - 35752 in Elizabeth City, NC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

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Job Description

At Commonwealth Technology Innovation (CTI), a division of Alion Science, our mechanical engineers are challenged to develop unique customized solutions that seamlessly blend technology and tradecraft. We value integrity, imagination and hands-on creativity and recruit talent with diverse backgrounds who bring a broad spectrum of technical experience to our team. We expect that you will apply your skills and shape this position based on your strengths and interests. Even though our parent company, Alion, is a large business, CTI preserves our small company feel and our engineers have the time to focus on their work while maintaining the big-picture perspective. Beyond our competitive salary and benefits structure, our engineers earn a sense of accomplishment by making meaningful contributions to our nation's security priorities. By joining the CTI team, your mechanical engineering skills can help solve our customer's most challenging problems and build upon the industry leading reputation we've developed over five decades.

This position is remote from CTI’s offices and will support a CTI customer with engineering and manufacturing skills and expertise.

Staff in this position provide a wide application of principles, theories and concepts in their field and provide solutions to a wide range of difficult problems with imaginative and thorough solutions. He or she is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. He or she relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety of complicated tasks.

The person in this position designs the complex aspects of our products and supports teams that design, develop, document, assemble and test all aspects of components and complex systems. He or she will personally conduct procurement of required COTS and build-to-print parts. He or she presents work with customer project team members to obtain requirement guidance and develop and get approval of task requirements. Coordinates with and presents reports to CTI Program Managers, Manufacturing Managers and Director in task accomplishment.

A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Specific duties include:

  • Use Solidworks to design products, generate models and 3D print parts
  • Make custom parts using CNC mill and lathe.  Use MasterCam to develop instruction sets for CNC machines.
  • Fabricate and assemble products.
  • Maintain shop stock and order replacement material when needed
  • Coordinate periodic maintenance and repair of shop machinery


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. .

  • Experience with hardware design and manufacturing, including CNC mills and lathes.  Knowledge of Solidworks and MasterCam.
  • Experience performing hands-on assembly of and modifications to electromechanical systems.
  • Experience analyzing complex functions, procedures, and problems to find creative, logical and effective solutions.
  • Secret clearance to start with the ability to obtain higher level clearances when the customer requires them.

Desired Skill:  Welding

Security Clearance: Secret


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