Mechanical Engineer (Engineer Mechanical 1) - 17400 with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Alexandria, Virginia
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 09, 2024
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 17400 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain Level of Experience: College HI This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Job Description This is a pipeline requisition. Candidates applying will be considered when a position is available. Commonwealth Technology Innovation (CTI), an HII company is hiring a Mechanical Engineer to work directly with other engineers, technicians, managers, and end-user clients. At Commonwealth Technology Innovation (CTI), a Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) company, we develop customized mission-enabling solutions for the defense and intelligence communities that seamlessly blend technology and tradecraft. We value collaboration, imagination and hands-on creativity and our employees come from diverse backgrounds, bringing a broad spectrum of technical experience to our team. We work in small, interdisciplinary teams to produce real, tangible mission hardware on short timelines. To be successful, our engineers must be creative, detail-oriented, and adaptable to new technology and requirements. You will be asked to apply all of your prior experience with mechanical engineering theory and methods to support our diverse portfolio of customers and projects. Successful CTI engineers know how to ask the right questions and remain flexible to the changing requirements of complex operational environments. We expect that you will apply your skills and shape this position based on your strengths and interests. By joining CTI, your talents will build on the industry-leading reputation we've earned over more than five decades. Beyond competitive salary and benefits, you will earn a sense of accomplishment by making meaningful contributions to our nation's top security priorities. CTI offers access to all the resources of our parent company HII while maintaining a small company feel across our operations concentrated in Northern Virginia with some of the most comprehensive secure rapid prototyping facilities in the mid-Atlantic region including a full in-house machine shop, composite fabrication, finishing, electronics assembly, and testing capabilities. Mechanical solutions include electromechanical devices and motion platforms, electronics packaging, and multi-spectral (visible, NIR, thermal, acoustic, RF) signature management. The results of your ideas, designs, and skills are realized as they quickly become finished products deployed worldwide. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of design for manufacturing and how the methods of subtractive and additive manufacturing impact product design. Regular communication with other engineers and technicians is necessary to promote a close-knit, flexible, and highly adaptive engineering team. You must also use a basic understanding of electrical applications to ensure all mechanical designs are suitable for product integration. Essential Job Responsibilities Provide support to the design, development, prototype fabrication, and verification testing of unique specialty products
Perform detailed system and sub-system analysis, simulation, and design work as required
Work with complicated mechanical system concepts and detailed designs to properly determine the necessary design tradeoffs
Interface with project teams and external customers as required, to support specialized product development
Participate in the assembly, system test planning, and system test procedure generation Adequately document processes, procedures, and testing using structured formats. Where formats do not currently exists, provide a recommended format for review Learn and utilize the Quality Management System (QMS) and existing tools and templates Interface with project teams and external customers as required, to support specialized product development Minimum Qualifications 0 years of experience with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret level security clearance Experience working on a project that utilized Project Management techniques and practices Experience using 3-D modeling software for complex assemblies, detailed design, and realistic rendering Knowledge of raw materials, prototyping and production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective fabrication and manufacture of electro-mechanical devices Preferred Requirements Experience working directly with a customer to understand and interpret needs and specifications is preferred Working knowledge of current and novel technologies related to mechanical engineering design, fabrication, and testing Ability to study industrial processes to determine where and how application of our products can be made Active US Secret level security clearance 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. Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Technical Solutions.