National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineers

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 01-03-2018
Job Title:  Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineers

Job Duties:
  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment in making adaptations and modifications.
  • Perform assignments, which have clear and specific objectives and require the investigation of a limited number of variables for mechanical engineering.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and execution of common work processes and procedures within mechanical / aeronautical engineering across the TOS contract.
  • Perform work, generally within one discipline, which involves the preparation, interpretation or review of calculations, specifications, plans, investigations, surveys, structures, systems or equipment with relatively few complex features; supports mechanical / aeronautical engineering with deploying and adhering to common engineering work processes throughout the contract.
  • Participate in the following engineering tasks to varying degrees at various times, dependent on the specific job assignment:
    • Collect and / or derive systems requirements from various stakeholders, performing gap analyses on existing systems and / or proposing new systems
    • Equipment design and development
    • System design, including concept sketches and layouts and modifications / revisions to existing designs
    • Testing of materials
    • Preparation of specifications and design calculations
    • Reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers
    • Preparation or review of engineering studies and reports
    • Provide systems installation engineering including detailed installation and checkout instructions
    • Preparation of safety hazard analyses
    • Preparation of operations and maintenance procedures, guidelines, and work instructions
    • Preparation and maintenance of systems engineering configuration management documentation
    • Systems engineering reliability analyses and asset management plans
    • Preparation or review of material and labor quantity estimates
    • Uses engineering computer aided design/computer aided engineering (CAD/CAE) tools
    • Interface with Instrumentation, Data, and Control (ID&C) engineers; test and plant operations engineers; design engineers; facility analysis engineers; reliability engineers; project engineers and project managers; safety and environmental engineers; craft supervision and planners / schedulers; and other disciplines to ensure that the systems they are responsible for are ready to run properly when required and that maintenance outages are planned, coordinated, and properly scheduled.
    • Qualification in and manning of test operations engineer control room stations
    • Provide technical guidance to craft personnel in setup, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and removal of systems
    • Develop and present technical training to craft personnel and other engineers
    • Participate in incident investigations
    • Fitness for service evaluations
    • Committees formed for specific task
  • Prepare letters for replies to vendor correspondence.
  • Monitor schedule within discipline. Assist in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.
  • Review design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors of a moderate to advanced degree of complexity, and prepares comments and recommendations.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering from an accredited college or university plus zero (0) to five (5) years of experience.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
  • Possess an active DoD security clearance.
  • Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the mechanical / aerospace engineering discipline.
  • Basic skill in oral and written communication.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A master’s degree or post-graduate coursework in a relevant field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of developmental experience such as practical work experience in design engineering or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering, or plant operations / maintenance in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or other engineering/construction firms.
  • Familiarity with turbine and rocket test cells, wind tunnels, space chambers, and/or arc heater facilities; or other industry product test facilities is desirable.The systems and environment at AEDC are varied from high velocity pressurized wind tunnels to vacuum chambers.Process systems include 4,000 psig air, steam, cryogenic helium, liquid nitrogen, flammable gases and liquids, high temperature service over 1,300 F, and various utilities including high, medium, and low voltage power.
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Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.
NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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