The NISC IV program at Leidos is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regional Office to work out of Des Moines, WA.
The Mechanical Engineer will provide engineering support to the FAA Seattle and/or Los Angeles Terminal Engineering Center with project management and project planning for various Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON) installation and upgrade projects, and other National Airspace System (NAS) modernization projects.
Specific duties for this position include:
- Provide expertise in all aspects of the complete project management lifecycle.
- Provide Mechanical Engineering Subject Matter expertise (SME) support by analyzing feasibility, design, planning, and installation of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning, and Environmental Direct Digital Control Systems.
- Provide Mechanical Engineering SME support by active participation in team reviews of design and scope, and assembly of the design package. In addition, provide status reports on site project progress, status reports on schedule updates, participate in Planning and Requirements Group (PRG) matrix meetings, and guide Operational Risk Management and Safety meetings.
- Provide verified heat load calculations including: heating peak, cooling peak, ventilation and process load calculation used for system sizing, and final calculation for energy compliance.
- Analyze and review existing engineering drawings and documents and provide observations on accuracy and completeness, and recommendations for improvement.
- Provide Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) drawings using MicroStation, AutoCAD and MasterSpec in conformance with FAA standards.
- Perform and analyze system and equipment design package requirements.
- Assist in preparing Draft project scope agreements and project schedules.
- Prepare engineering risk assessments, and provide recommendations and proposals of actions or improvements to mitigate potential risks resulting from site, facility, and project/program changes.
We are seeking a talented and energetic candidate to work with the best and brightest employees around the country in creating innovative all-encompassing solutions for our programs. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.
In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.
Please Note: Must be able to work onsite in Des Moines, WA. The position is partial telework potential for part of the work week with manager’s approval.
- Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience OR Master's degree with 2+ years of prior relevant experience. Candidate with less experience may be considered.
- 4 years of applicable mechanical engineering experience including project management and design of building mechanical systems.
- Experience with ductless split systems, heat recovery systems, residential type split systems, furnace, direct expansion cooling coils, unitary roof top package units, variable air volume systems, air handling units, chillers, boilers, vehicle exhaust systems and other heating, cooling, ventilation, air distribution, pumping, hydronic piping, and indoor air quality systems.
- Performed and verified heat load calculations which include: heating peak, cooling peak, ventilation and process load calculation used for system sizing and final calculation for energy compliance.
- Prepared design development and construction drawings which include: initial schematic, design development and final construction drawings for plan check submittal.
- Ability to obtain and/or Maintain Public Trust security clearance.
- Familiarity with FAA and the National Airspace System (NAS) is a plus but not absolutely necessary.
- Professional Mechanical Engineer registration is a plus but not absolutely necessary.
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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