ICBM Sustainment - Engineering I Mechanical (Jr level)


Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a diligent and proactive individual with a proven high quality work ethic to fill an entry-level position (Engineer I - Mechanical) to support the readiness and sustainment of the United States Air Force (USAF) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Weapon System (WS). The individual must hold a valid Mechanical Engineering degree from an ABET accredited university. We will also consider Physics majors.

The overarching role of the Engineer I - Mechanical is to work closely with the customer, the United States Air Force (USAF), to apply engineering principles and best practices to optimize Weapon System operational service and performance.

The candidate selected for this entry-level Mechanical Engineering position will:

  • Work with a multi-discipline systems engineering team, write specifications, prepare and review mechanical drawings, and manage work to meet program schedules.
  • Apply mechanical engineering principles and analytical methods and techniques to:
    • Identify or evaluate needed or proposed modifications and/or replacements for WS components;
    • Prepare and be able to defend technical recommendations concerning any needed modifications and/or replacements.
  • Be able to create and interpret Computer Aided Design (CAD) models.
  • Possess familiarity in Finite Element modeling and simulation.
  • Possess familiarly with a comprehensive design process including conceptual development, physical design, support to procurement, engineering test, failure root-cause, and integration and support of product qualification.
  • Possess an understanding in the application of physical laws and principles of heat transfer, mechanics of solids and fluids, material science, kinematics, design of machinery, mechanical vibrations, and statistical based process improvement.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Consider safety in all aspects of work and engineering efforts.

    Positions are located at Hill Air Force Base in Northern Utah.

    Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program. We will also consider Physics majors. Seniors graduating with an eligible Bachelor's degree in 2021 may also apply.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret clearance. The criteria for a security clearance is set by the US Government. You do not need to have an active clearance to be hired.



About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.