Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

  • Port Hueneme, CA or Washington, DC
  • Full-Time
  • Posted December 02, 2021

About this Position

Professional Analysis, Inc. is seeking a mechanical engineer to provide mechanical engineering support to the Navy Expeditionary Programs Office (ExPO), Expeditionary Basing Branch. ExPO supports the Navy Seabee community by developing, delivering, and sustaining affordable yet lethal expeditionary combat capabilities. ExPO facilitates efforts relating to documenting capability requirements, keeping abreast of enabling technologies, developing sustainable materiel solutions to address capability gaps, developing acquisition plans to close those gaps, and delivering total life-cycle systems management. This position will focus primarily on the design, testing, and documenting of machines and structures in support of basing facilities using systems engineering methods, trade studies, and requirements setting.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide mechanical engineering and technical support—specifically in the areas of vehicles, buildings, and steel construction, including trusts and inflation
  • Prepare and review engineering recommendations for new and fielded systems
  • Analyze and report engineering feasibility studies and cost estimates for new equipment
  • Analyze and report on operational requirements for new systems
  • Review and recommend approval or disapproval on cost estimates, system alterations, Engineering Change Proposals, and participate in Configuration Control Boards for new and fielded programs and systems
  • Analyze and develop recommendations for maintenance documentation and technical feedback reports
  • Review and analyze adequacy and provide recommendations for review or change for feedback report responses, any new design impacts, and form, fit, and function equivalency
  • Witness and monitor tests for new systems
  • Prepare and review contract drawings, system specifications, and requirements for new and fielded programs and systems.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 4+ years’ applicable engineering experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline from an ABET accredited institution
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in providing technical expertise and implementing technical processes across multiple functional specialties within a DOD major systems program office
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD SECRET security clearance


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • DOD/military engineering experience (specifically with respect to machine and/or structural system design and testing, requirements development, project management, interpreting and presenting technical reports, and creating engineering specifications plans and/or specifications memorandums)
  • DAWIA Engineering Level 2 certification
  • Professional Engineering Registration (PE License) in a NCEES recognized state


Travel: Up to 25%

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