Advanced Mechanical Design and Analysis Engineer

McLeansville, NC

Posted: 09/11/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 227335


Softworld Inc. Client has an immediate opening for a Advanced Mechanical Design and Analysis 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. 


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 proposals

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 

Highly proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position 

Grasps and applies new information quickly

Highly proficient ability to handle more complex assignments 

Must be highly 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

Highly proficient with technical standards, manufacturing/fabrication methods, government/industry standards

Prefer highly proficient knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools

Demonstrates high proficiency in writing technical papers and proposals

Demonstrates history of leading an engineering project and team

Candidate must have 10 to 15 years’ experience with:
  • Mechanical design
  • Structural, shock, vibration, thermal, and/or CFD analyses
  • Design verification analyses
  • Design verification testing
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