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Mechanical Engineer


Applications Engineer


Beavercreek, Ohio, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

The Airborne Systems Division, within the Defense Group at Leidos, currently has a dynamic opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to work in our Beavercreek, OH office providing support for our Wright Patterson Air Force Base customer. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to advance the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) Rapid Technology Development and Demonstrations (RTD2) program. In support of the RTD2 program, your position as a Mechanical Engineer will be to support AFRL programs mature new and emerging technologies. The position objectives are to provide technical and operational support of new and evolving sensor systems and sensor technologies, provide support for ground and flight demonstrations and tests, and to perform sensor system integration into laboratories, aircraft, and other vehicles/platforms as necessary.

THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)

  • Support the design and integration of sensors and systems payloads on various ground and air based applications

  • Design and develop 3D models and drawings for manufacturing of ground and aircraft testing components

  • Develop parts lists (BOMs) for drawings and payloads

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined engineering team

  • Assembly of components and payloads

  • Support flight testing operations

WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

  • Experience with CAD tools, manufacturing drawings and basic modeling techniques

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Familiar with and able to use common hand tools (screw drivers, drills, wrenches)

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Able to work in unairconditioned environments (hangar spaces, flight lines) during testing events

Preferred Qualifications, not required.

  • Experience with Creo (Pro Engineer)

  • Experience with ASME Y14 drawing practices

  • Familiar with manufacturing technologies and processes

  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems


Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

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.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.