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Mechanical Engineer Sr

Lockheed Martin


Location:
San Luis Obispo, CA
Date:
01/09/2018
2018-01-092018-02-08
Job Code:
419001BR
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Job Details

This mission critical position will support the Fury Unmanned Air
Vehicle program for Lockheed Martin Unmanned Integrated
Systems (LM-UIS). LM-UIS is located in San Luis Obispo, CA (on
the beautiful Central Coast). We are seeking a very talented and highly motivated engineer for this position. This exciting work
will include design, development, testing and validation of small
displacement air-cooled engines used on our Fury UAV's
Working with a small team in a fast paced environment, the
engineer will use their engineering skills and previous
experience to refine and optimize our aircraft propulsion system
to meet challenging mission requirements. The engineer will
recommend design changes to improve durability, reliability,
maintainability, and performance as appropriate based on test
results, industry best practices, trade studies, and relevant
advances in technology
The engineer will apply extensive technical expertise to develop
solutions to complex problems and will have in-depth knowledge
of related disciplines. The engineer will work closely with
vendors and suppliers to develop improvements that can be
implemented on Fury. Keeping up-to-date with technological
advancements for UAV propulsion will be an important in this
role. We offer a continuous learning environment with strong career
growth and advancement opportunities. Some travel is
anticipated and may include international destinations

Basic Qualifications
This position requires a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or
closely related technical field and a minimum of 9 years
professional experience. Demonstrated design experience with
SolidWorks or very similar CAD software is required. An
understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
(GD&T) is required. Professional experience with the
design/development of engines / propulsion systems is required. Strong verbal & written communications skills are required

Desired skills
An advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related
technical field may be desired for this position. Experience with
2-stroke air-cooled engines is desired. Experience with
Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems is desired. Experience with
Structural Analysis is desired. Experience with Failure Analysis is
desired. Knowledge of Engine Control Theory, Combustion
Analysis, and/or Performance Optimization is desired. The ability
to deploy in order to train end users is required

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): San Luis Obispo California