Mechanical/Ocean Engineer II (Secret) in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring immediately for a  Mechanical/Ocean Engineer  in San Diego CA

Must have a current Secret security clearance.  

Mechanical/Ocean Engineer Job Description                                                                                     


The Mechanical/Ocean Engineer Position will support the development, integration, testing, and technical documentation of maritime surveillance systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to analyze high-level problem statements and develop conceptual solutions for consideration during team discussions; develop detailed, viable, engineering solutions from conceptual designs; generate technical documentation packages, including fabrication drawings, analysis packages, and technical briefs; interface with vendors to identify Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components and initiate fabrication of custom components; integrate components or subsystems into system assemblies; conduct component-level lab tests and system level operational at-sea tests; generate test plans and document test results; and thrive in a dynamic, team environment.

Job duties may include:

  • Design, analysis and development of components and assemblies for surface and subsea maritime surveillance systems
  • Design, analysis and development of subsea structures
  • Design, analysis, and development of subsea pressure vessels, including sealing interface design and weight optimization.
  • Design, analysis, specification and development of underwater actuators and drive systems.
  • Design and specification of underwater cable assembly components based on stated operational/functional needs.
  • Design and analysis of corrosion mitigation systems.
  • Design and analysis of buoy systems.
  • Packaging design for electrical components and systems, including thermal analysis and heat transfer design.
  • Integration and assembly of electro-mechanical systems
  • Test and evaluation of maritime surveillance systems, including development of test plans and test reports.
  • Development of launch and recovery plans for maritime systems.
  • Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development
  • Hydrodynamic and thermal analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools, including, but not limited to, SolidWorks Flow
  • Static and dynamic Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using tools including, but not limited to, SolidWorks Simulation
  • Generation of fabrication drawings using SolidWorks
  • Interfacing with vendors to identify COTS components to meet system requirements
  • Interfacing with vendors to solicit fabrication quotes for and initiate procurement of custom components.
  • Proving engineering review and guidance to Jr team members
  • Active participation in team brainstorming and technical review meetings

Candidate Requirements:

  • At least a SECRET clearance
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture or related field
  • At least 5 years of mechanical engineering experience in the development and testing of maritime systems
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.