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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA

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Description The Company L3 Technologies is the 6th largest Defense Contractor in the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems market and a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on both military and commercial platforms. L3 Technologies employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide with reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion, and has just been voted by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top 50 Companies to work for. About L3 Brashear Located in RIDC Park on Route 28 near Pittsburgh, PA, L3 Brashear designs and produces complex electro-optical and electro-mechanical systems for the defense, aerospace and commercial markets. As a recognized leader in optical technologies, our products, and precision optical capabilities enable high energy laser missions, fire control solutions, and stabilized tracking systems. We pioneered the use and development of high energy laser beam director systems. The exceptional quality, ruggedness and reliability that have made Brashear\u2019s military tracking and range instrumentation systems benchmarks for performance have also been incorporated in our precision, high energy, beam directing systems. About the Role Mechanical Engineers at L-3 Brashear are responsible for a wide range of assignments, including design, analysis, and test of opto-mechanical, and electro-optical systems. These systems have demanding functional and performance requirements and must operate in extremely challenging environments. Mechanical Engineers will follow the product from conceptualization through hardware integration and testing, and will interface with Designers, Systems Engineers, as well as other discipline engineers, Program Managers and customer counterparts. Duties may include CAD design, detailed finite element analysis, vendor and integration support, as well as hardware characterization testing.The selected individual will be responsible for the immediate technical oversight of multiple prototype development teams. The individual must demonstrate the ability to apply a solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and to lead a cross-disciplinary team to solve complex problems related to the development of opto-mechanical and electro-optical hardware systems. Specific Responsibilities Serve as a leading member of a cross-disciplinary, engineering design team. The team will be tasked with developing one of various types of ruggedized opto-mechanical and electro-optical systems and technologies. Contribute to the creation and maintenance of schedules, specifications, process standards, and other contract documentation in order to plan the successful execution of the project goals. Oversee or directly perform the conceptualization and development of working designs, computer models, layouts and drawings using MCAD\/MCAE tools. Perform, guide or review various types of advanced engineering analyses to characterize and validate proposed designs. Participate (as a presenter and\/or reviewer) in internal and customer design reviews intended to demonstrate design conformance to all derived requirements and customer specifications. Develop, review and approve engineering documentation, including product specifications, drawings, assembly procedures, and test plans\/procedures. A comprehensive understanding of GD&T, as well as the principals of DFMA are required. Assist the Purchasing Dept. with procurement of product hardware including vendor certification, vendor oversight, product source inspection, and nonconformance disposition, as required. Support the assembly, integration and test of the product or prototype hardware. A working understanding of optical system alignment and hardware integration is considered a plus. Ensure quality through adherence to the Quality Systems Manual, applicable Standard Work Instructions and other standards invoked internally or contractually. Adhere to budget and schedule commitments. Contribute to technical proposal efforts as part of a program capture team: Conceptualize suitable architecture and prepare input text and figures for the proposal technical volume. Estimate the labor required to execute on proposed projects. Other duties as assigned. *LI-SA3 \u00a0 Qualifications Desired Experience, Skills and Education Bachelor\u2019s Degree, Mechanical Engineering Master\u2019s Degree preferred 9 years of experience required, aerospace related design experience a plus. Proficiency with design (Creo, Windchill), analysis (FEMAP\/NX Nastran, ANSYS, MathCAD, Matlab) and MRP (Costpoint) tools a plus. Proficiency with GD&T and drawing standards is required. Meets eligibility requirements to access US classified information Due to the nature of our work as a DoD contractor, applicants must be US Citizens Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities \/ females \/ veterans \/ individuals with disabilities \/ sexual orientation \/ gender identify. DISCLAIMER: The statements included in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The corporation reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.US Security Clearance Required:Other Schedule :Full-time Shift :Day - 1st Travel :Yes, 10 % of the Time Organization :Division - KEO-20000056 Job Level :Individual Contributor

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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.
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L-3 is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.

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