The Aviation Maintenance and Sustainment (AMS) Division of Leidos has an opening for an Mechanical Engineer in Manassas, VA. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to design, develop, and field innovative solutions for airborne ISR aircraft. The Mechanical Engineer, reporting to the Chief Engineer of Aviation Programs, develops mechanical solutions to adapt various mission systems and associated components on aircraft and serves as a resource to the integrated team of aviation professionals.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience. 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 designing structural components and/or sheet metal products.
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.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
Excellent oral, written, and visual presentation communication skills for collaborating with others, communicating with your supervisor and speaking with customers or clients.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Certified SolidWorks Professional
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.
Experience using a PDM/Vault system.
Experience in a design/production environment.
Knowledge and experience in the development of ISR aircraft.
Excellent conceptual visualization skills.
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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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