Staff Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer

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

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Staff Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer



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Warner Robins, GA

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- Analysis of airframe structures using standard principles in conjunction with finite element analysis as necessary and the analysis of flight data to support regime recognition, fleet usage characterization, etc. 
- Responsible for assisting in the design and performing assigned detailed engineering efforts in the assigned discipline under the guidance of an engineer, 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 & evaluation of a broad array of alternative solutions to improve existing implementations.
- Defining and implementing advanced technological implementations and evaluations to provide risk reduction & 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 participation in 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 assisting in providing 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.
- Ensuring strong technical communication and understanding through use of terms, design illustrations, and operating paradigms common to the customer experience.
- Provides detailed technical information to lead engineer to allow tracking of cost, schedule, and technical risk assessments at all stages of implementation.
- 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 or Master's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience programming with MATLAB or Python.

- CAD modeling and development of engineering drawings to support repair design.

- Experience with force management database requirements per MIL-STD-1530D.

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


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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