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Mechanical Engineer Part Time


SAIC is in need of a Part Time (30-39 hours a week) Mechanical Engineer to provide engineering support to the NAVAIR Aviation Launch and Recovery (ALRE) Visual Landing Aids (VLA) program at Lakehurst NJ. 

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for tasks involving providing expertise in the review of system designs, design changes, and all relevant technical data and documents related to support equipment for the VLA program.  The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for engaging with program IPT to align Engineering efforts, identify/resolve technical issues, and to influence VLA system design for optimal supportability.

Other duties:
  • Definition, flow down, and evaluation of design requirements.
  • Technical management of efforts, including:
    • Project requirements definition
    • Drafting design specification documents
    • Project plan development/maintenance
    • Engineering planning
    • Acquisition strategy development
    • Baseline documentation development
    • Engineering technical review support
    • Market research and trade studies.
  • Interfacing with key stakeholders to identify and resolve emergent engineering design issues.
  • Applying engineering management skills to trade studies, risk management, technical reviews and other deliverables.


  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 
  • Engineering Degree (Mechanical) from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of fifteen years of experience in engineering design, development and testing of systems.
  • Must have demonstrated at least intermediate level skills associated with engineering processes, and a proven ability to perform the duties described above.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.

Desired Qualifications


  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance
  • DoD Design Processes and Documentation
  • Knowledge of Aviation Launch and Recovery (ALRE) systems 
  • Experience with ship installed VLA systems and Aviation operations
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