Job ID: 194791
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Mechanical Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
The Mechanical/Ocean Engineer position will support the development, integration, testing, and technical documentation of unmanned maritime systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to analyze high-level problem statements and develop conceptual solutions for consideration during team discussions; develop detailed, viable, engineering solutions from conceptual designs; generate technical documentation packages, including fabrication drawings, analysis packages, and technical briefs; interface with vendors to identify Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components and initiate fabrication of custom components; integrate components or subsystems into system assemblies; conduct component-level lab tests and system level operational at-sea tests; generate test plans and document test results; and thrive in a dynamic, team environment.
Job duties may include:
Design, analysis and development of components and assemblies for surface and subsurface maritime systems
Design, analysis and development of ocean structures
Design, analysis, and development of subsea pressure vessels, including sealing interface design and weight optimization.
Design, analysis, specification and development of underwater actuators and drive systems.
Design and specification of underwater cable assembly components
Design and specification of underwater pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Design and analysis of corrosion mitigation systems.
Packaging design for electrical components and systems, including thermal analysis and heat transfer design.
Integration and assembly of electro-mechanical systems
Test and evaluation of unmanned maritime systems, including development of test plans and test reports.
Development of launch and recovery plans for maritime systems.
Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development
Hydrodynamic and thermal analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools
Static and dynamic Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Generation of fabrication drawings using CAD software
Interfacing with vendors to identify COTS components to meet system requirements
Interfacing with vendors to solicit fabrication quotes for and initiate procurement of custom components.
Active participation in team brainstorming and technical review meetings
At least a SECRET clearance
B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering
At least Five years of hands-on experience as a design and fabrication engineer of underwater maritime technology, unmanned systems technology or electric vehicle technology.
Experience with underwater and maritime pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components.
Experience in designing and fabricating test fixtures, actuators and mechanical devices, including custom valves, for underwater and maritime use.
At least years of experience designing for diverse manufacturing processes, including machining, sheet metal, casting, injection molding, computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining tools, including CNC mills, lathes, plasma cutters, water jet cutters, and 3D printing.
Five years of experience with solid modeling software such as SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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