• Advanced Mechanical Engineer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/20/2019 2:52 PM)
    ID
    2019-37693
    Job Location
    USA-AZ-Scottsdale
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Category
    Engineering-Mechanical
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

     

    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    A Relocation package may be available for this position.

     

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Advanced Mechanical Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

    • Performs design and development in such areas as mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines and/or machines
    • Leads development of strategic tasks or small to mid-size projects by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
    • Provides technical input to Project or Engineering Management in linking project-related strategy to achieve business goals
    • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending
    • Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the task assigned and can relate them to the technical needs of the overall project or organization
    • Plans and executes small to mid-size projects or task elements within larger projects, organizations, or for groups of projects
    • Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering tasks or mid-size projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
    • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering tasks or small projects within area of assigned responsibility
    • Actively uncovers technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk mitigation plans
    • Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies as they relate to the assigned project
    • Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposal
    • Mentors lower labor grades in mechanical principles and project performance
    • Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
      • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
      • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
      • Carries out other tasks, not listed, assigned by supervisor
      • Travel may be required
      • Security clearance may be required

     

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

     

    • Proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
    • Grasps and applies new information quickly
    • Proficient ability to handle more complex assignments
    • Must be proficient with solid modeling CAD tools to create mechanical models and accompanying drawings
    • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Proficient knowledge with technical standards, manufacturing/fabrication methods, government/industry standards
    • Prefer proficient knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools
    • Demonstrates proficiency in writing technical papers and proposals
    • Demonstrates history of leading an engineering project and team

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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