The Defense at Leidos currently has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission we...
Roles and Responsibilities:
Analyze durability, design allowable, and structural modeling of aircraft modifications, primarily for FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft
Analyze metals, non-metallic, and/or composite structures using both Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and classical hand calculation methodology
Write structural test plans, test reports, and structural reports
Computer Aided Design (CAD) design/drafting
Utilize software tools such as NX NASTRAN (FEMAP), AutoDesk Inventor, and SolidWorks.
Check and approve analyses and drawings of other engineers depicting structural/mechanical designs
Serve as design engineering lead and primary technical contact for large design projects, providing technical inputs to mechanical designs
Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, utilizing sound project management principles to prioritize work to meet cost, schedule, and quality objectives
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Structural Engineering
Excellent communications skills to interface with customers and peers
Ability to access various areas of different aircraft types, which may involve kneeling, stooping, standing, and lifting weights
Familiarity with one or more of various CAD modeling software (Inventor, SolidWorks, Creo, NX), OR various FEA software (ie FEMAP, ABAQUS, ANSYS)
Strong knowledge in static/dynamic engineering mechanics
Eligible to obtain minimum of Secret clearance
Proficient knowledge of computer systems, various CAD modeling software (Inventor, SolidWorks, Creo, NX), OR various FEA software (ie FEMAP, ABAQUS, ANSYS)
CFD, Damage tolerance, vibration, fatigue, and/or thermal analysis experience
Experience with Army Regulations, specifically Army Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED) requirements
Active Secret clearance
Working knowledge of FAA rules and regulations
Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.