BAE Systems Senior Mechanical Engineer - US Navy Submarine Launcher Systems in Middletown, Rhode Island

Job Description

BAE Systems in Middletown, RI, is seeking a full-time Sr. Mechanical Engineer to be part of our technical team which supports US Navy Submarine Payload Integration and Weapon Launching Systems In Service Engineering.

The selected candidate will be working and interfacing with personnel supporting our primary customer, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, Rhode Island.

The selected candidate will:

  • Mentor junior level technical staff.

  • Produce mechanical analysis packages via hand calculations and FEA.

  • Produce technical briefings which report findings to customers.

  • Use SolidWorks to generate 3D models and designs of submarine and test facility components.

  • Review technical documentation such as 2D drawings, technical reports, calculation packages, PowerPoint presentations and briefings identifying technical findings of reviews and analysis.

  • Work with various customers, machine shops, vendors and subcontractors simultaneously to develop designs and procure and inspect hardware to technical drawings and specifications.

  • Analyze existing technical documentation and determine impacts to system/subsystem interfaces.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Degree must be in an Engineering discipline, although BSME is preferred (similar degrees such as BS Aerospace or BS Ocean Engineering will be considered).

  • Ability and eligibility to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

  • Prefer a minimum of 7 years of related professional work experience, but will consider candidates with 5 or more years of related work experience.

  • Strong understanding of Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

  • Experience with ASME and/or Military drafting practices.

  • Ability to originate and check structural and fluid dynamic calculations.

  • Proficient with SolidWorks 3D modeling and 2D drawing creation for machine parts and assemblies.

  • Working knowledge of engineering standards and best practices.

Proficient in MS Office PowerPoint, Word and Excel to document design information.

  • Excellent technical writing skills, verbal communication skills and team mentality.

  • Strong attention to detail.

Preferred Skills and Education

Highly desired, but not required:

-Active DoD security clearance

  • Technical support experience with U.S. Navy Submarine Systems, preferably weapon launching systems

  • P.E. License

  • Project Management/Leadership experience

  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • AutoCAD 2D drawing creation

  • MATLAB and MATHCAD experience

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - US Navy Submarine Launcher Systems


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