Mechanical Engineer, Senior Principal


Quantico, VA

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 353 days ago

Mechanical Engineer, Senior Principal

Job Description

The candidate will provide mechanicalengineering expertise as a part of a team of scientists and engineers designing,developing and testing high-powered radio frequency systems. This will include prototyping, operation, installation and maintenance of mechanical components for naval applications. These components may include: mounts, motors, generators, cooling systems, etc. The candidate will work closely with electrical and radio-frequency engineers, developing systems that meet rigorous requirements with narrow trade-spaces. Significant focus will be on reducing the size and weight of current prototypes. Systems will be installed on large maritime platforms and small ground and aerial systems.  Operational experience with related systems is desired but not required.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the top 100 employee owned companies in the United States. Employer Ownership means, that at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, we treat each other with respect. Every member of our team has a vested interest and benefits from MISSION SUCCESS. We all have the same goals particularly in service to our nations War Fighters; providing, team-focused, mission-essential support in challenging environments. Being truly effective means pushing beyond basic requirements. We build skilled and committed teams of experts. We conduct our work with a sense of purpose; loyal to the mission, our clients, each other and to the long-term success of the company.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, or a relevant scientific discipline
  • 10 years of experience performing relevant work on DoD weapons system projects
  • Experience with current 3D CAD tools
  • DoD Secret clearance