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Mechanical Engineer for Non-Intrusive Inspection System (NIIS) - 18470 at HII-Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Inc.

Posted in Military/Defense 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Abingdon, Maryland

Job Description:

Huntington Ingalls Industries - Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS is currently seeking a Non-Intrusive Inspection System (NIIS) Mechanical Engineer to work in Abingdon, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

The NIIS Mechanical Engineer is a subject matter expert (SME) and responsible for evaluating and reverse engineering parts for the NIIS, NIIS platform, and ancillary equipment.

  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.

  • Confer with FSRs to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information

  • Research and analyze specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of the NIIS systems.

  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications of systems.

  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.

  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to management.

  • Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.

  • Recommend design modifications and comparable replacement parts to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required –

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Five (5) years’ relevant mechanical/maintenance experience.

  • Experience writing clear, concise and comprehensive plans.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen, possess a Secret Security Clearance, possess or able to obtain a U.S. Passport and U.S. and International Drivers License’s.

Preferred –

  • U.S. Military service veteran or experience working with the U.S. military and interfacing directly with uniformed military personnel, understanding military protocol and Chain of Command.

  • Experience reverse engineering system components and researching alternative solutions.


  • Must possess and maintain an active Security Clearance at the Secret level or higher.

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

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