ITT Exelis currently has a Mechanical Engineer position that will support a 5-year contract.
Systems Engineering & Integration of design, build, install, maintain, upgrade, and new technology insertion for physical electronic security systems for previously installed sites and new installattions at various sites in CONUS and possibly OCONUS.
Position performs a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing development, design, manufacture, test, installation, operation and maintenance of hardware related to APAS equipment and systems. Assists in site surveys.
-Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports. -Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information. Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications. -Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles. -Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew. Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products, using drafting tools or computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software. Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems and needs. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications. Perform other duties as necessary.
Physical: Ability to lift and carry moderate weight as needed, climb ladders and structures, occasional work dealing with surveys and installations..
Bachelors Degree in Science, Math, Engineering and 2-5 years. Experience with design/test/inspection of structures and their foundations such as camera/lighting poles, fences, buried ductwork, structured cabling design, enclosures, equipment housings and cabinets, thermal analysis and cooling requirements for equipment rooms and electronic equipment, CAD and drawings, metal and plastic fabrication, fastening systems, corrosion control, proficient with standard Office software tools including MS Project and Visio, Accurate and capable verbal and mathematical skills,
Experience with: physical/perimeter security systems including electronic systems and entry barrier installation design, Naval test and evaluation groups, low voltage electrical and network cabling, human factors design with respect to opeator interface. Top Secret Clearance eligibility desirable but not necessary for all positions.
Clearance Level Required at Start Date
Minimum Education Requirements
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent
Percent of Travel Required
ITT Exelis - 20 months ago