Mechanical Engineer II - Multifunctional Design

BAE Systems is seeking a versatile candidate with strong analytical skills and a creative mind to develop and evaluate mechanical designs and solutions typically relating to military communications systems. Position requires a broad range of knowledge and the ability to quickly learn about various technical topics as new requirements arise. The position requires a very personable individual that can interface with other technical and non-technical individuals from within the company, other contractors, and Government customers.

Some example work tasks include:

  • Brainstorm with a small team on a design concept or troubleshooting issue
  • Develop 3D vehicle and integration systems models
  • Design mechanical systems related to the integration of communications systems in

ground-based vehicles, AUVs, mobile facilities, fixed facilities, and small marine crafts.

  • Design various control and/or power systems.
  • Analyze mobile platforms for aircraft transport loading
  • Perform finite element analysis (FEA) on various parts (may include structural, thermal,


  • Research products and new technologies that meet may apply to customer requirements
  • Troubleshoot various mechanical related issues for customers

This position is located in Chesapeake, VA. Relocation assistance is not available. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate to Chesapeake, VA or surrounding areas.

Pleasebe sure to address all requirements of posted requisition in resume. Onlyresumes that include all requirements will be considered. Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education -Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related degree) from accredited college

  • Minimum of 3 years technical experience
  • Minimum of 1 year acting in a lead role coordinating a technical project
  • 3D CAD modeling (at an intermediate to expert level)
  • Innovative!
  • Leadership skills and ability to delegate and track responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Technical knowledge and experience in multiple of the following “system” subject areas: power, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, network, fabrication, control, radio frequency system design, audio visual systems engineering.
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • Capable of multitasking and managing priorities
  • Able to systematically work through complex problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop concise technical presentations and documents
  • Familiarity with preparing and conducting testing and recording results
  • Ability to obtain and maintain the required security clearance

Preferred Skills and Education -Experience with Military Standards (MIL-STD-810, MILSTD-1472, MIL-HDBK-470, DOD-HDBK-743, MIL-DTL-31000, MIL-HDBK-454, etc)

  • Experience with commercial standards (IPC, National Electric Code, SAE, NFPA, DOT, etc)
  • Experience with government procurement and contracts
  • Software: PTC Creo or PTC Pro E, Solidworks, VISIO, AutoCAD, Solidworks Electrical

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work.

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