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Minuteman III Chief Engineer

Lockheed Martin

King Of Prussia, PA
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This position is for the LM Minuteman III Chief Engineer and supports Air Force Strategic Programs located in Valley Forge PA. The individual will lead a diverse team of multi-disciplinary engineers to provide Sustainment support to the AF for the MMIII system. These efforts include design and fabrication of replacement hardware components, analytical evaluation of system performance, flight test preparations and flight data review, support for field issues, test equipment maintenance and replacement, aging assessments, logistics support, and collaboration with the AF and DOE communities. The individual will work with the AF customer to develop, plan, and execute technical work in the following areas:
• Electrical hardware design and analysis (flight hardware and support equipment)
• Mechanical hardware design and analysis (flight hardware and support equipment)
• Assessment of flight environments, including random vibration, shock, and aerothermal environments
• Flight dynamics and system effectiveness
• Nuclear hardness and survivability
• Nuclear safety
• Reentry System and Reentry Vehicle design
• Requirements development and update
• Flight test preparations and post-flight data evaluation
• Warhead interface with NNSA and DOE
• Evolution and maturation of analytical simulation capabilities
• Hardware fabrication and test
• Field Support
• Specialty engineering concerns, including EMI, materials, corrosion, etc
• Logistics considerations, including Tech Orders and WSA activities
• Coordination with other AFSP programs, including Joint Mission activities
• Attendance at TIMs, PMRs, joint DOD/DOE meetings, flight test reviews, and other meetings with government and CETA personnel to provide weapon system expertise and knowledge transfer in support of customer goals
The individual will direct the technical activities of the AFSP team, to include development of specific tasking in the aforementioned areas, leading execution of the efforts, and reviewing final work products prior to delivery to the AF. The individual will also be responsible for mentoring and developing technical talent in key technical and engineering leadership capacities

Basic Qualifications
- Experience with USAF Minuteman III Sustainment programs, Reentry Vehicles (RV) and support equipment in a technical leadership capacity
- Experience leading a team, coordinating across programs, and interfacing with USAF customers
- Strong organizational, communication, presentation, and decision-making skills
- Candidate must possess and active secret clearance which requires US Citizenship

Desired skills
- Experience with RV Electrical hardware design, analysis, and test (flight hardware and support equipment)
- Experience with RV Mechanical hardware design, analysis, and test (flight hardware and support equipment)
- Experience with ICBM Flight test
- Experience with nuclear effects, such as hardness and survivability
- Experience with ICBM logistics, including Tech Orders and WSA activities
- Top Secret clearance or ability to obtain TS Clearance

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Job Location(s): King of Prussia Pennsylvania