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Mechanical Stress Engineer II ( R-00088945 )


Applications Engineer



Bridgewater, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for an Mechanical Stress Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission, we provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today’s warfighter.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Perform static, linear structural analysis for modifications to FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft
  • Analyze metals, non-metallic, and composite structures using both Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and classical hand calculation methodology
  • Write structural test plans, test reports, and structural analysis reports
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) design/drafting
  • Peer review analyses and drawings of other engineers
  • Review and approve deviation request and non-conformance reports
  • Providing technical inputs to mechanical designs during all phases of the design
  • Responsible for analysis and feedback multiple design projects simultaneously, utilizing sound project management principles to prioritize work to meet cost, schedule, and quality objectives
  • Present analysis assumptions and results during internal and external design reviews

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Structural Engineering and two (2) or more years of experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Excellent communications skills to interface with customers and peers
  • Familiarity with FEA and CAD software
  • Strong knowledge in static/dynamic engineering mechanics
  • Eligible to obtain minimum of Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient knowledge of FEMAP and SolidWorks
  • CFD, damage tolerance, vibration, fatigue, and/or thermal analysis experience
  • Experience with Army Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED) and NAVAIR requirements
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Working knowledge of FAA rules and regulations


Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.