Marine Engineer
San Diego, CA 
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Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Marine Engineer or Marine-focused Mechanical Engineer in order to participate in the design and development of innovative small maritime craft and subsystems.

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline, with 12+ yrs related Marine Engineering experience. (additional experience or training will be considered in lieu)
  • Secret DoD Security Clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret.
  • Candidate should have experience with marine applications, capable of being responsible for the design of a wide variety of new marine structures, modification of existing craft and components, and integration with existing systems employed in the marine environment. Should be skilled in concept development, analysis, design, fabrication, and testing of small maritime craft and subsystems. Ability to excel in small Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment, performing rapid R&D and prototyping activities.
  • Should be adept at multidiscipline trades, with consideration of Naval Architecture, hydrodynamics, mechanical engineering/structures, materials, heat transfer, and industry standard design practices.
  • Static and Dynamic structural analysis, to include both classical and Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Familiar with SolidWorks 3D-CAD with emphasis SolidWorks Enterprise PDM program.

  • Working knowledge of boatbuilding standards such as American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Rules & Guides for Naval Ships, International Code of Safety for High Speed Craft, and MIL-STD requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of common small maritime construction materials; e.g., composites, aluminum, stainless steel, adhesives. Composite tooling and fabrication techniques, aluminum fixturing and welding processes. Ability to design, analyze and document components and systems, follow developed designs through build, test and installation, and integrate design and process improvements to both new and existing systems.
  • Must have excellent computer skills, with experience using Windows and LINUX/UNIX (more end user).
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline.
  • Professional Engineer License in Naval Architecture & Marine or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Aptitude in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for incompressible fluids; LES, RANS.
  • In-depth knowledge of small maritime propulsion, electrical, hydraulic, and auxiliary systems.
  • Small craft operational experience.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000.00

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Research Scientist

Pay Range:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
12+ years
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