Mechanical Engineer Sr - 25688 in California, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description


Mechanical Engineer Patuxent River, MD

Position Summary

Alion Science is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to provide mechanical engineering support towards the design, integration and testing of structural and electro-mechanical components, systems, subsystems and mechanical interfaces for military projects.  Design tasks may include system integration, verification and testing as required by the specific projects.

Supports senior technical level personnel and program managers in the planning, oversight, and execution of complex and advanced projects related to system and technical product development.  Supports multiple project activities and may support multiple programs within the organization.  Provides technical guidance and mentoring to lower level technical staff.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who can think fast on their feet and resolve complex problems associated with the client needs and always keep the needs of our customer in focus. 

Duties and Responsibilities

-Apply advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to support multiple project teams in the development of technical products. Performs complex engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of program level system development, engineering analysis and research.

-Reverse engineering of complex mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies.

-Assessment and evaluation of requirements for complex mechanical assembly.

-Assessment and evaluation of mechanical environment derivation (shock, vibration, thermal, etc.) and environmental management/mitigation.

-Prepares and reviews input to major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.

-Define, analyze, and review results from model simulations. Use results of modeling and simulations to predict performance.

-Support integration efforts across multiple disciplines and organizations.

-Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 5 years relevant work experience.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, physics or a related discipline.

Experience with military/DoD aircraft structures, electro-mechanical systems and interfaces is desired. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.

Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

A DOD Secret security clearance or the ability to obtain the clearance after hire is required.



Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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