Sr. Mechanical Engineer - 26441 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/4/2018
  • Job ID:
    26441

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Position supports major shipbuilding program for the US Navy.  The successful candidate will be challenged daily and develop multiple skills while supporting the preliminary and detail design and follow on construction efforts of a complex US Navy Warship.

Under general supervision, performs moderately complex engineering work related to participating is systems engineering design and evaluation of ship and ship systems, preforming tradeoff analyses of competing priorities, and using sound engineering principles to optimize solution sets of overall ship design. 

Supports senior technical personnel and project managers within own organization in various technical activities related to system and technical product development. Receives general supervision from management as well as technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff. 

Performs basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of higher-level engineers in the development of mechanical products.  Typically employs pre-established guidelines and instructions, and limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish task objectives.

Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and engineering computations, measurements and analyses.  Exhibits the ability to independently perform basic data validation and troubleshooting.

Provides some technical guidance and oversight to entry level technical staff and may act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project.

Has some independent interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of more senior technical personnel. 

Provides input and support to intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide some input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines. 

Knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.

Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Bachelor's Degree 5-7



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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