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Mechanical Engineer I - Mechanical Subsystems

***Successful candidate must have graduated from an accredited University or College within the last 18 months***
***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Are you an early career Engineer looking to mentor with the best in the industry?

Would you like an opportunity with a global business dedicated to the mission of making the world a safer place?

If you are prepared to collaborate with the best in the nation, Raytheon Missile Systems headquartered in Tucson, AZ, wants to hear from you!

At Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS), you will have every opportunity to grow to your full potential, with the advantages of world-class career development programs and outstanding real-life rewards. As you develop your career, you will also contribute to our mission to protect the warfighter and the nation. By any measure, Raytheon is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We pride ourselves on developing world-class talent in an inclusive atmosphere. The result is a workforce that takes pride in the company and consistently delivers superior solutions.

RMS is the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we've produced over one million missiles in our history. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product line that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Raytheon Company is 96 years young and going strong!

Job Description:

Specific responsibilities of a Mechanical Engineer will vary by department and experience but tasks performed may include:
Conceptualization Detailed design Thermal and structural analysis Overall mechanical integration of such hardware items as airframes/structures, wings/fins, control surfaces, launching platforms, housings/enclosures, printed wiring board assemblies and various interconnect systems Candidate will be expected to follow established procedures and instructions while working closely with program / functional supervision to ensure the overall design objectives are met. Contacts are primarily with the immediate section manager, team lead, project leaders and other personnel (peers) within the applicable program.

We have Full-time and Part-time opportunities available.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Ability to be granted a Department of Defense Secret security clearance
  • Mechanical aptitude to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong desire to learn and contribute in a team based environment
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • Possess active DoD issued security clearance
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling CAD tools, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing methods, and knowledgeable in reading mechanical fabrication and assembly drawings
  • Proficiency with Creo 3-D modeling CAD tools
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) per ANSI Y14.5
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis
  • Experience with Matlab
  • Industry related mechanical design and documentation experience
  • Assembly, integration, test, and supplier-interface experience
  • Class projects, professional internships, or academic research demonstrating the ability to apply technical course work or computer software skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel to government and other facilities in support of program activities
Required Education:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited curriculum.

The job title for a Bachelor of Science degree is a Mechanical Engineer I (G06).

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

Desired Education:
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA desired

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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