Senior Mechanical Engineer (Aerospace)

Job Description
BAE Systems is hiring a Senior Mechanical Engineer to support complex system integration and modification to both rotary and fixed winged military and commercial aircraft.

Job Description:

To apply knowledge of and experience with engineering principles and techniques to develop moderately complex specifications and procedures, develop and analyze designs, and evaluate technical reports.

Conducts research concerned with design, manufacture and test of components, equipment and systems, including application of equipment to new uses.

Prepares airworthiness reports and documentation for complex engineering designs and aircraft installations.

Corrects drawings to ensure that products are in accordance with proper engineering techniques and specifications.

Verifies activities concerned with installation and operational test of moderately complex engineering designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements.

Evaluates operational systems and recommends design modifications to eliminate causes of malfunction or changes in system requirements.

Estimates costs and schedules by reviewing statements of work for new and revised projects.

Assists in the preparation of proposals and presentations.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET - accredited institution.

Minimum of five (5) years direct experience in direct FAA or Military aviation engineering.
Experience should include some combination of aircraft repair, overhaul, modifications, and/or sustainment.

Required Skills and Education:

Ability to read electrical, mechanical, and installation engineering drawings.
Knowledge of design, integration, and testing activities associated with aircraft installations.
Knowledge of airworthiness standard (MIL-HDBK-516C) and required activities.
Experience with aircraft loads analysis, static strength, stiffness, failure prediction, durability (fatigue) and thermal analysis.
Experience with environmental testing per MIL-STD-810F.
Experience with analysis methods to include industry standard finite element analysis.
Familiar with AutoCAD and 3-D Modeling Techniques (CATIA / Solidworks).
Experience with the application of industry standard design practices and processes to provide product definition and level III technical data packages.
Working knowledge of mechanical systems and concepts.

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. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.


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