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Mechanical Systems Engineer

Manassas, VA 20110

Job Function: Project Management Job Number: 402620

Job Description

Physical Requirements
• Fully Remote - acceptable
• On-site/Hybrid in Manassas, VA - preferred
• On-site/Hybrid in Cambridge, MA - acceptable

Scope of Open Role
• Possibility for extension or to become FTE: Yes
• Target Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:    

We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Systems Senior Engineer to lead development, research, and analysis of mechanical systems for advanced aircraft. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced, research-oriented environment.

• Own the design and analysis of the high-lift flap drive and actuation system on a large cargo experimental aircraft.
• Own the design and analysis of the horizontal stabilizer trim drive and actuation system on a large cargo experimental aircraft.
• Develop architectures and lay out system designs that will include power transmission components such as transmissions, gearboxes, torque tubes, and ballscrew actuators.
• Manage the functional and physical interfaces between the high-lift flap drive and actuation system and the vehicle, as well as between the horizontal stabilizer trim drive and actuation system and the vehicle.
• Communicate information about design, requirements, and performance of the applicable systems between the design team, management, customer, subcontractors, and vendors.

Minimum Requirements
• Minimum of B.S. in mechanical or aerospace engineering (or related STEM discipline) plus 7+ years of relevant experience (or equivalent combination of technical education and experience).
• Demonstrated experience in the design and analysis of power transmission and actuation systems for large aircraft such as flap drive and actuation systems, slat drive and actuation systems, horizontal stabilizer trim drive and actuation systems, or helicopter drive systems.
• Experience with CAD software (CATIA V5 preferred).
• Excellent written and communication skills.
• Must be a U.S. Person.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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