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Senior Mechanical Engineer (20-01469) with Security Clearance

Contract Professionals, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Fort Walton Beach, FL posted February 21, 2021.

CPI is hiring a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our defense client to support complex system integration and modification to both rotary and fixed winged military and commercial aircraft.   Job Description: To apply knowledge of and experience with engineering principles and techniques to develop moderately complex specifications and procedures, develop and analyze designs, and evaluate technical reports. Conducts research concerned with design, manufacture and test of components, equipment, and systems, including application of equipment to new uses. Prepares airworthiness reports and documentation for complex engineering designs and aircraft installations. Corrects drawings to ensure that products are in accordance with proper engineering techniques and specifications. Verifies activities concerned with installation and operational test of moderately complex engineering designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and customer requirements. Evaluates operational systems and recommends design modifications to eliminate causes of malfunction or changes in system requirements. Estimates costs and schedules by reviewing statements of work for new and revised projects. Assists in the preparation of proposals and presentations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Skills Requirement: * Ability to read electrical, mechanical, and installation engineering drawings. * Knowledge of design, integration, and testing activities associated with aircraft installations. * Knowledge of airworthiness standard (MIL-HDBK-516C) and required activities. * Familiar with AutoCAD and 3-D Modeling Techniques (CATIA / Solidworks).   Experience Required: * Minimum of five (5) years direct experience in direct FAA or Military aviation engineering. * Experience should include some combination of aircraft repair, overhaul, modifications, and/or sustainment. * Experience with aircraft loads analysis, static strength, stiffness, failure prediction, durability (fatigue) and thermal analysis. * Experience with environmental testing per MIL-STD-810F. * Experience with analysis methods to include industry standard finite element analysis. * Experience with the application of industry standard design practices and processes to provide product definition and level III technical data packages. * Working knowledge of mechanical systems and concepts Experience Preferred: C-130J experience highly preferred   Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT: This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens. NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT: No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.