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    The Labs, Development and Testing Division, Fabrication and Development Branch (Code NEL20) is seeking a lead engineer to plan, design, develop and evaluate mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and structural equipment and systems for aerospace programs.

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    • You will serve as lead engineer and designer for long-term tasks and projects and coordinate the development of designs for large multi-purpose, multiple-phase projects.
    • You will serve as adviser to engineers, project managers, management and contractor personnel, providing cost and man-hour estimates for design, manufacturing and testing tasks and give authoritative advice relative to design for manufacturability.
    • You will perform extensive and in-depth designs for new systems or modifications to existing systems or structures and apply an advanced technical knowledge of methods, precedents, and standards to a broad subject-matter field.
    • You will design or direct the development of unique or leading-edge technology, equipment, or systems to meet specific mission requirements.
    • You will plan and coordinate assignments with other divisions, agencies and contractors to assure full integration of technical and operational requirements.
    • You will evaluate design requirements and limitations of an uncertain nature, under which systems and equipment must operate.
    • You will serve as a technical engineering specialist in the manufacturing, test, checkout, and readiness of systems or equipment that involve new concepts and new and varied problems to be solved.
    • You will work closely with and collaborate with the branch manager on a wide range of functional and programmatic matters that contribute to the sound and effective operations of the branch.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0830 Mechanical Engineering

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