Mechanical Engineer
DRS Technologies 217 reviews - Fort Walton Beach, FL

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DRS Technologies, Inc. Integrated Defense Systems & Services is a best-in-class developer of advanced electronic systems and other military technologies to support the warfighter and peacekeeper. Headquartered in Rockville, Md., the company is composed of seven lines of business with annual revenues of $1.4 billion. Our more than 3,700 employees around the globe include a number of committed DRS Technologies, Inc. Integrated Defense Systems & Services staff working side-by-side in theater with American and Allied soldiers. DRS Technologies, Inc. Integrated Defense Systems & Services provides products, services and systems integration in the areas of intelligence and sensor technologies, security, cyber, sonar, communications, electronic warfare, training systems, satellite communications, avionics, control systems and unmanned technologies. For additional information on DRS Technologies, Inc. Integrated Defense Systems & Services, please visit our website at .

DRS Company Overview

Training & Control Systems, Fort Walton Beach, FL , provides engineering, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems for sea, land, air, and space use. Our product and service areas include electronic control and monitoring systems, aerospace material handling systems, simulation and training systems, unmanned aircraft systems, aerospace support equipment, contract manufacturing, engineering, and product support.

Training & Control Systems, employs approximately 500 engineers, craftsmen, and specialists in seven modern plants that occupy more than 346,500 square feet in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. These facilities include manufacturing, engineering, laboratory and test departments. In addition, DRS has contract logistics support operations domestically as well as in Europe and the Middle East.

Job Location Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Title: Mechanical Engineer

Position Summary:
This position is for a mechanical engineer with demonstrated experience in design and structural analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidate will work with the product development design team and will be responsible for detailed design of mechanical assemblies and subcomponents.

The candidate will assist in geometric tolerance analysis and applications in support of the development of aircraft multidimensional models and drawing packages.

The candidate will interface with the manufacturing and quality assurance departments to execute concurrent engineering tasks in support of design to cost and design for manufacturing requirements .

The candidate will be responsible for the creation, review, and/or presentation of reports/briefings to higher management in formal and informal settings.

The candidate will be responsible for providing and operating to budget, cost and schedule inputs for design assignments.

The candidate shall be capable of specifying and evaluating supplier components, subsystems, and services.

International travel in support of project and company technology development activities may be required.

Basic Qualifications:
Requires BSME or BSAE and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience is preferred.

Must have proficiency in detailed design and analysis using 3D CAD tools.

Proficiency in creating designs using CATIA V5 is preferred

Experience in Finite Element Analysis using Nastran and/or Ansys preferred.

Additional Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Kinematic design
  • Aircraft Structures
DRS Technologies, Inc. Integrated Defense Systems & Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. IND

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217 reviews
DRS Technologies has zeroed in on its target -- to be the fastest growing defense company in the world. It offers mission-critical products...