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Aerospace Engineer - Senior

Company name
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation

Location
Dahlgren, VA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Aerospace, Engineering, Sciences

Posted on
Jun 28, 2022

Valid Through
Oct 11, 2022

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Aerospace Engineer (E20-22-1020-F)

Bowhead seeks an Aerospace Engineer to join our team at Dahlgren, VA to support the Navy’s Integrated Engagement Systems Department in the integration of munitions system guidance. The Aerospace Engineer will:

• Use mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles to design and improve the aerodynamic characteristics of weapon systems including gun-launched munitions and rocket propelled systems.

• Work with government and Bowhead project leadership in order to address technical issues associated with the assigned project, being responsive to their priorities.

• Guide and instruct government and Bowhead personnel on the alternative technical approaches, being used as a resource to the technical community.

Responsibilities:

• Work with a team of engineers and researchers to improve the performance of developing weapon concepts, and apply innovative technologies to these concepts.

• Guide entry level and journeyman engineers and researchers on computational and analysis methods.

• Draft research study plans for new weapon system designs, testing new materials and prototypes for future production, and reviewing the results to develop new products.

• Develop computational fluid dynamics models and other analytic methods to analyze the weapon system aerodynamic and stability characteristics

• Study aerodynamic systems using empirical methods, including wind tunnel facilities.

• Research and analyze engineering data to iterate and develop precision weapons

• Test weapon systems aerodynamic response to verify function and performance

• Design and assemble control panels, propulsion systems, guiding systems, computer systems and other necessary parts and systems.

• Coordinate activities with production, research, testing and other departments to optimize safety and efficiency

• Write design proposals, reports, manuals and other technical documents

Requirements

• Proven work experience

• Strong understanding of state of the art materials, mathematics, science, thermodynamics, mechanics, aerodynamics, production methods.

• Excellent research, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

• Exceptional verbal and written communication, project management and planning expertise

• Proficiency with high performance computer systems and aerodynamic modeling techniques

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physics with more than ten years’ experience as an Aerospace Engineer or similar role.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

Link to Apply: https://rn21.ultipro.com/UKP1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0BA51CDFEE2BDF41

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UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation
Website : http://www.uicalaska.com

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