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The Airborne Solutions organization at Leidos currently has an opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA OR Manassas, VA office. In this Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) division, our staff works in a fast-paced and hands-on environment to deliver innovative products and solutions to support aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today’s warfighter. Join our energetic and creative team!
THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)
Review and analyze customer requirements and use sound engineering principles to develop 3D CAD models and 2D drawings for production of aircraft modifications.
Perform drawing/model reviews for peers to ensure quality of work.
Communicate regularly with key stakeholders, subcontractors, and DoD officials for programmatic updates and requirements.
Utilize approval authority for configuration management processes.
Develop/implement procedures to improve team performance and efficiency.
WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Proficient using parametric 3D CAD software. Possible programs may include SolidWorks, Inventor, Solid Edge, NX, Creo, etc.
Extensive experience in mechanical design processes and best practices.
Experience with configuration management standards.
Experience with aircraft or static structures.
Ability to access various areas of different aircraft types, which may involve kneeling, stooping, standing, and lifting weights.
Ability to perform on-aircraft surveys in confined spaces against 2D drawings.
Security Clearance Requirement
Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
Experience designing structural components and/or sheet metal products.
Certified SolidWorks Professional
Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 quality management processes
Experience designing for DoD customers.
Experience using a PDM/Vault system.
Experience in a design/production environment.
Excellent oral, written, and visual presentation communication skills.
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.