Mechanical Engineer

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Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

Position Title

Mechanical Engineer

Department

MERC

Vacancy Number

21-ME-06

Work Location

Warner Robins, GA

Hours Per Week

40

Job Type

Professional

Job Category

MERC

Responsibilities

- Responsible for designing and performing detailed engineering efforts in the assigned discipline, including but not limited to the following tasks:

- Analysis of existing technology applications, processes, and products, taking into consideration costs, life cycle considerations, reliability, maintainability, productivity, and long-term support.

- Performing intensive technology research and evaluation of a broad array of alternative solutions to improve existing implementations.

- Defining and implementing advanced technological implementations and evaluations to provide risk reduction and determine production feasibility of improved and alternate technological implementations.

- Designing, implementing, and achieving operational status of advanced technological and engineering approaches to satisfy customer needs.

- Responsible for providing detailed cross functional engineering communication, design, evaluation, and implementations achieving novel and unique functionality and capability through multi-disciplined engineering applications through:

- Participation in multidiscipline design teams and process action team efforts.

- Preparing and presenting design alternatives to a multidiscipline review peer group.

- Preparing and implementing designs that apply multidiscipline solutions achieving breakthrough performance and unique technological applications.

- Responsible for technical interface with present and perspective customers through the following activities:

- Diagnosing existing and perspective customer needs and opportunities through informal and formal interaction to understand present operations and limitations and customer priorities and needs.

- Preparing and presenting detailed technical presentations, using information gathered both directly and indirectly, to provide customer insight into technological capabilities that could significantly improve operations.

- Insuring strong technical communication and understanding through use of terms, design illustrations, and operating paradigms that are common to the customer experience.

- Provides detailed technical information to program managers including cost, schedule, and technical risk assessments at all stages of implementation.

- Complies with all Executive Director approved MERC-wide policies and procedures.

- Adheres to approved MERC MSP quality management policies and principles, and promotes an attitude of commitment to continuous quality improvement.

- Ensures familiarity with all MERC core capabilities, and with current and potential customer base.

- During all customer contacts, remains alert for any potential problems or opportunities that could possibly lead to additional business for any MERC core capability area.

- Reports all perceived or identified MERC business opportunities to the Director of Acquisition Strategy through a Chief Engineer.

Required Qualifications

- U.S. Citizenship is required.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

- A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering and 2 years of directly related experience; or a Master's degree in same and 1 year of directly related experience; or a Ph.D. in same.

- Experience in structural testing including test plan and report development, instrumentation selection and installation, and data acquisition system selection and operation.

- Experience in structural test data analysis and results interpretation.

- Experience in documenting testing and analysis results for technical reports.

-Experience/familiarity with CAD/solid modeling practices and software (SolidWorks and AutoCAD).

- Unofficial transcripts may be requested from finalists as part of the recruitment process. Candidates must redact any personal or private information including, but not limited to, social security number, birthdate, race, or gender, before submitting the unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts will still be required form the hired candidate as instructed in the offer letter. Other documentation may be requested.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience creating and reviewing technical data packages and fabrication drawings.

- Working knowledge of OEM and Air Force technical documentation and data packages.

- Experience with reverse engineering including obsolescence research and mitigation, standard metrology, CMM (FARO) equipment and software (Geomagic Design X).

- Experience in structural analysis, thermal analysis, static and dynamic analysis.

- Experience with FEA/FEM development and software. 

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Biweekly

FLSA Status

Exempt

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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