Staff Mechanical Engineer

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

Position Title

Staff Mechanical Engineer

Department

MERC

Vacancy Number

21-FW-03

Work Location

Warner Robins, GA

Hours Per Week

40

Job Type

Professional

Job Category

MERC

Responsibilities

- 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 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 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 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.

- Insuring 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 allowing 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 Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering.

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

- Ability to interpret large data sets and perform meaningful statistical analysis.

- Ability to read and interpret technical publications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Preferred Qualifications

- Exposure to Air Force documentation, including but not limited to: Service Bulletins, Technical Orders, Drawings, MIL Handbooks, etc.

- Experience in technical writing from drawings and technical orders.

- Ability to provide clear insight and articulate with government entities (customers) regarding engineering solutions.

- Ability to review and interpret material safety data sheets, technical data sheets, military specifications, commercial item descriptions and provide sound recommendations to the government.

- GPA of 3.0 or higher.

- Undergraduate or graduate research in materials, structures, or other aerospace structure relevant field.

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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