Associate Mechanical Engineer

Job Description
Researches, plans, analyzes, designs, and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, structures, engines, mechanisms, and other devices. Analyzes mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Uses advanced modeling and analysis tools to develop product specifications, models, technical data packages, and integration and verification procedures. Conducts and supports subsystem and system integration and verification activities, and manufacturing planning. Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

--Performs basic engineering design, development, analysis, experimentation, test and/or product assurance tasks of limited complexity for assigned portions of a project. Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements.
--Applies basic engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a limited portion of a technical project.
--Develops and writes technical documentation, makes revisions to existing documentation, and provides input to technical papers or presentations.
--Performs basic technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results using specialized equipment and/or by computer programs.
--Analyzes and interprets design specifications, drawings, documentation, models, and/or test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications and product requirements.
--Develops and maintains effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems and implement solutions of limited complexity.
--Acquires and maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant engineering discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications.
--Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety policies and rules.
--Shares responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

Typical Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
B.S. degree in either Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

Required Skills
--Entry level knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a relevant technical field of specialization.
--Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines.
--Ability to solve basic technical design and development problems.
--Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve technical problems.
--Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Preferred Skills and Education
--Certain positions may require a specific technical degree.
--Familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards.
--Certain positions may require the ability to obtain appropriate Security Clearance.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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