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Huntington Ingalls Industries Engineer Mechanical 3 - 1831 in Pocasset, Massachusetts

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Job Description

The mechanical engineering group is searching for a candidate to complement our talented team. We are looking for an individual to lead, design, and provide advanced solutions for integration into our autonomous systems. System and subsystem designs include but are not limited to military and commercially available oceanography products. As a mechanical engineer you will be responsible for the completion of product life cycle analysis and the development of technical data packages on new and existing designs. Working in a cross functional design team the candidate will be responsible for bringing designs through first article, test, integration and delivery to manufacturing. Applying principles and techniques of mechanical engineering to research, develop, design, and test verified design solutions. Providing support to both engineering and manufacturing in all design phases.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Researches, plans, designs, verifies, validates and develops mechanical and/or electromechanical products and systems, such as metals, instruments, controls, plastics, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, resonance, hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs. May be responsible for the transfer from R and D to manufacturing.

  •  Support both new development and manufacturing efforts in mechanical design and implementations.

  •  Demonstrate proficiency in material selection for underwater applications with corrosion considerations, structural analysis (finite element desired), electronic packing, CAD and solid work modeling (SolidWorks).

  •  Communicate designs and issues to each corresponding department.

  •  Research, develop, plan designs mechanical and electromechanical products for underwater applications.

  •  Oversee and coordinate activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical or electromechanical products and systems.

  •  Support both Sales and Marketing Departments with engineering special quotes.

  •  Provide documentation for manufacturing support and design.

  •  Estimate labor and cost of materials for designs and applications.

  •  Build prototypes and tests fixtures for new design or to update existing designs and products.

  •  Perform project management duties as assigned.

  •  Travel to offsite locations as assigned.

  •  Communicate and support the efforts for each department with mechanical designs and implementations.

  •  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in realted field; or 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field.

  • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA)

  • Manufacturing experience with underwater autonomous vehicles

  • Knowledge of Enterprise PDM (EPDM) in support of 3D modeling tools.

  • The ideal candidate is an individual that can work in a fast paced environment; with a high attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and enthusiastic attitude.

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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