Senior Mechanical Engineer / Thermal Engineer / Active Secret Clearance / Orlando, FL - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Senior Mechanical Engineer / Thermal Engineer / Active Secret Clearance / Orlando, FL

Job ID: 463562BR
Date posted: Dec. 04, 2018
City: Orlando
State: Florida
Program: E&T and Mechanical Engineers
Description:-The Thermal Analysis Mechanical Engineer will be a member of the hardware engineering team and be responsible for the development of mechanical, structural, optical, thermal and electronic systems and assemblies.

-Responsible for research and development of viable thermal and structural solutions for systems and components.
-Experienced with relevant analytic tools for thermal and structural analysis.
-Create and correlate analytical models to provide guidance for product development.
-Functions also include performance, structural and thermal tests and measurements.
-Reports and documents product structural and thermal performance.
-Assesses design merits with regard to product specification and reliability.
-Works with materials and parts suppliers, including plastics, composites, wrought and cast metals, ceramics, additive materials, fans, blowers, heat-sinks, and thermal interface materials..

-Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale:
-Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area.
-This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options.
-The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States.
-The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part.
-Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida (UCF), Walt Disney World, and SeaWorld.

Where can you get to from Orlando?
-Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center.
-Tampa is about 1 and ¼ hours from Orlando.
-West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast.
-Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.

Basic Qualifications:
MUST currently hold an Active Department of Defense Secret Clearance with a closed investigation (or re-investigation) within 6 years.

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering (or related field).

Must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in Thermal Engineering or Thermal Analysis with knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Professional experience with one or more of the following:
-Experience with CFD solvers (preferably FloEFD 15 or higher).
-CFD pre/postprocessors.
-Experience with FEM solvers, preferably Siemens NX 10 Thermal Suite (or higher).
-FEM pre/postprocessors.

Additional experience required:
-Demonstrated thermal test planning and execution skills
-Demonstrated strength in either thermal analysis with a desire to learn more.
Desired Skills:
-Proficiency in active thermal control hydraulics and refrigeration, as it relates in the Aerospace sector
-Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.
-Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills for generating test plans, test reports, documentation and potentially proposals are necessary.
-Mature computer skills are required, including proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
-Experience with FORTRAN style input decks OR other comparable computer language.
-Experience with ablative thermal protection systems.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Mechanical Engineering
Clearance Level: Secret
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
Shift: First