The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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2018-07-272018-09-25

Mechanical Engineer

Areté Associates
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated
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Areté Associates, an employee-owned company, is a growing research and development firm recognized for contributing to national security objectives by supplying innovative solutions to challenging technical problems faced by the United States. Our Arlington, VA office has an immediate opening for an Mechanical Engineer reporting to the Manager, Mechanical Engineering.  This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position. The successful candidate will design, model, analyze, assemble and test mechanical, electro-mechanical, and opto-mechanical systems and components, typically used in the maritime or aerial environments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop system specifications / requirements as required
  • Conceptual design of custom mechanical components / component selection
  • Prepares calculations, models, and simulations to predict mechanical system performance
  • Supports design reviews / technical briefings as required
  • Create detailed drawings for manufacture
  • Generate assembly drawings / instructions
  • Coordinate quoting process / fabrication support
  • Generate assembly and test documentation / procedures / fixtures as required.
  • Assemble and test systems
  • Support lab and field test experiments
  • Travel typically 10-20%
  • Additional duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience with CAD software (Creo or Solidworks preferred)
  • Comfortable in a hands on general machine shop environment (operation of machine shop equipment is a plus)
  • Ability to implement hardware solutions
  • Proficient use of standard MS Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Able to obtain a security clearance (current security clearance is preferred)
  • Able to support outdoor field tests, lab assembly, test and integration hands-on tasking, occasional lifting of hardware as required, occasional travel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience generating drawings in accordance with ASME Y14 a plus
  • Exposure to Finite Element Analysis a plus (ANSYS preferred)
  • Comfortable in adapting to support a wide variety of roles to support different types of system development projects
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire for continuous learning
  • Skilled and innovative problem solver
  • Works well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented
  • Independently performs research of available literature to fill in knowledge gaps as needed

Interested or know someone who might be? Submit your resume online at: http://www.arete.com. Areté offers an excellent compensation and full benefits package. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Areté Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact Arete Associates Human Resources Representative.

Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

 

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience with CAD software (Creo or Solidworks preferred)
  • Comfortable in a hands on general machine shop environment (operation of machine shop equipment is a plus)
  • Ability to implement hardware solutions
  • Proficient use of standard MS Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Able to obtain a security clearance (current security clearance is preferred)
  • Able to support outdoor field tests, lab assembly, test and integration hands-on tasking, occasional lifting of hardware as required, occasional travel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience generating drawings in accordance with ASME Y14 a plus
  • Exposure to Finite Element Analysis a plus (ANSYS preferred)
  • Comfortable in adapting to support a wide variety of roles to support different types of system development projects
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire for continuous learning
  • Skilled and innovative problem solver
  • Works well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented
  • Independently performs research of available literature to fill in knowledge gaps as needed

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