Senior Mechanical Engineer - Propulsion Systems
FPCNational - Los Angeles, CA

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Sr Mechanical Engineer - Propulsion Systems

Location: Louisiana

The Senior Propulsion Systems Engineer develops the detail design of light weight gas turbine-based marine propulsion systems. The propulsion engineer writes system and component specifications, develops general and detailed system layouts, performs analysis of propulsion system components, and reviews supplier component developmental efforts. The propulsion systems engineer interfaces with customer technical representatives in support of technical reports and periodic reviews of the overall development progress.


• Develop detail design and integration of light-weight, gas turbine-based marine propulsion system components to including engines, gearboxes, shafting, propellers, and support systems.

• Oversee supplier development efforts and participate in supplier design reviews

• Review of engineering products such as drawings, specifications, test reports, and analyses for completeness and accuracy.

• Prepare technical reports for submittal to customer.

• Manage assigned tasks according to schedules and available resources.

• Present technical data and status to U.S. Navy personnel via written reports, oral presentations, and face-to-face discussions.

• Coordinate propulsion system interface requirements with other IPT leads.

• Identify and manage risks associated with the Propulsion IPT.

• Performs other duties as assigned by management.



BS in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline.

Position Requirements:

• 5 plus years of marine or aerospace propulsion system design experience or a Master’s Degree with 3 years experience

• Experience with one or more 3-D CAD packages, SolidWorks is desirable.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

This employer participates in eVerify.

Schedule : Full-time

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : First Shift

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time