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Job #: R-00061267
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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is dedicated to making the world a safer place. This starts with helping our customers in the Defense Industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores; our dedicated Defense Group employees are solving critical challenges across the globe.

The QRC AISR Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission, we provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today’s warfighter.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Communicate weekly with subcontractors and DoD officials for programmatic updates and requirements.

  • Regularly utilize approval authority for configuration management processes.

  • Apply analytical skills to dissect cause-effect relationships across engineering disciplines.

  • 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.

  • Assist with managing 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 with the assistance of Junior and Senior Mechanical Engineers.

  • Perform drawing/model reviews of fellow peers to ensure quality of work.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience using parametric 3D CAD software.  Possible programs may include SolidWorks, Inventor, NX, Solid Edge, Creo, Pro/E, etc.

  • Experience in mechanical design processes and best practices.

  • 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.

  • Knowledge in static/dynamic engineering mechanics.

  • Understanding of configuration management standards.

  • Detail oriented and organized personality.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of relevant industry experience

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of aircraft structures.

  • Experience using a PDM/Vault system.

  • Experience in a design/production environment.

  • Knowledge and experience in the development of ISR aircraft.

  • Excellent oral, written, and visual presentation communication skills.

  • Excellent conceptual visualization skills.

AirborneISR

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

2,000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Mechanical Engineering

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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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.

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Commitment to Diversity

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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