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Job #: R-00012645
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office.

  • Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Review and analyze requirements and use sound engineering principles to design and develop 3D CAD models and 2D drawings for production of various aircraft modifications.
    • Implement drawing redlines using an established configuration management process.
    • Document design requirements and decisions using certified AS9100D processes.
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously using project management principles to prioritize work to meet performance, quality, and schedule objectives.
    • Help develop/implement procedures to improve team performance and efficiency.
    • Perform drawing/model reviews of fellow peers to ensure quality of work.


  • Qualifications:

    To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and 0-2 years of experience.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
    • Experience using parametric 3D CAD software. SolidWorks is preferred, other programs may include Inventor, NX, Solid Edge, Creo, Pro/E, etc.
    • Experience designing structural components and/or sheet metal products.
    • Excellent oral, written, and visual presentation communication skills.
    • Excellent conceptual visualization skills.
    • Ability to access various areas of different aircraft types, which may involve kneeling, stooping, standing, and lifting weights.
    • Strong knowledge in static/dynamic engineering mechanics.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

    Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration
    • Experience using Rhinoceros 5 or other surface based modeling software.
    • Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 quality management processes.
    • Experience designing for DoD customers.
    • Knowledge of aircraft structures.
    • SolidWorks Certified Professional
    • Experience using a PDM/Vault system.
    • Experience in a design/production environment.
    • Active Secret clearance.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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.

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