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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Company: Gtt Llc
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Principal Mechanical Engineer Contract Duration 8+ MonthsJob DescriptionPrincipal Mechanical Engineer to join our Hardware Engineering team in Indianapolis, IN supporting the development of advanced airborne systems including podded communication link and sensor systems, airborne armament equipment, alternate mission equipment, cockpit displays, avionics, and radar systems. Additionally, this role will support the integration of new and existing systems onto airborne, shipborne, and ground vehicles.Our client Indianapolis facility also supports a variety of other product lines serving multiple Department of Defense (DoD) customers providing the opportunity to work on a diverse set of programs and roles supporting the continued advancement of your career.The Principal Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the design of new products and test hardware, as well as the improvement of existing products.The engineer will utilize their mechanical engineering expertise during the proposal and concept evaluation, product development, production, and qualification testing phases of new product design.The engineer will create design solutions that meet product requirements using 3-D CAD modeling software and will be hands-on supporting production, integration, and testing.The engineer will develop solutions that leverage commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products paired with custom hardware.The engineer must be capable of researching and distilling information from vendors and collating information.The engineer shall perform design reviews, equipment integration, profiling, and testing.The engineer will provide leadership on mechanical issues to the project team, working closely with systems, electrical, and test engineers.In addition to their technical skills, the ideal candidate leverages strong verbal and written communication to adapt to a wide variety of high-pressure situations while maintaining professionalism and courtesy.Our client is looking for an engineer who enjoys working on-location, embraces challenges, and has a passion for supporting our DoD customers and international allies.Required Skills:Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret level clearanceAbility to work onsite at our Indianapolis, Indiana facility with an Integrated Product Team being hands-on with hardware not afraid to use tools, assemble prototypes, etc.A minimum of fifteen years of professional work experience is required.Experience in the design, integration, or testing of mechanical components and assembliesCompetent in using 3-D CAD Modeling Tools (CREO preferred)Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, (ASME Y14.5 standards)Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and assignmentsExperience capturing key characteristics & requirements for systemsPerforming trade studiesMust be a self-starter, a quick learner, and be able tofunction in a dynamic environment, and have good time management skills.Must have strong teaming skills, and good communication skills.Expect at one or more of the Aircraft Structures Design, GroundStructures Design, Electronics Packaging, or Platform IntegrationEngineering Documentation Practices: Proficient to ExpertDesired Skills:Design, integration, or test experience/understanding of any combinationAirborne podded systemsAirborne armament equipment or alternate mission equipmentCockpit displaysAvionicsRadar SystemsMobile Ground SystemsGround Vehicle StructuresCustom/COTS Electronics including wires, relays, and analog electronicsDesign for human factors/safetyPrototyping and agile methodology (quick turn solutions)Understanding the manufacturing/fabrication of non-exotic materialsUnderstanding of structural designCREO skills or ability to come up to speed quicklyEducation Requirements:Bachelors Degree in Engineering, or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) degree programNote:On-site RequiredSchedule-9 am-5 pmOT can be availableNot remoteBenefits:Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance Plans401k Retirement FundAbout The Company:Our client transforms operations and sustainment for government and commercial clients worldwide through operational support services, training, and converged environments that integrate physical and digital infrastructures. They deliver a comprehensive suite of integrated solutions across the operations and logistics, aerospace, training, and technology markets to national security, defense, civilian, and international clients.The career with the client is for those who want to be a part of something larger than themselves and are committed to making a difference. Their high retention rate is a testament to the value we place on employee development.#gttnonit#LI-DNP24-08292by Jobble

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