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Lockheed Martin Senior Mechanical Engineer / Thermal Engineer / Active Secret Clearance / Orlando, FL in Orlando, Florida

Description: -The Thermal Analysis Mechanical Engineer will be a member of the hardware engineering team and be responsible for the development of mechanical, structural, optical, thermal and electronic systems and assemblies.

-Responsible for research and development of viable thermal and structural solutions for systems and components.

-Experienced with relevant analytic tools for thermal and structural analysis.

-Create and correlate analytical models to provide guidance for product development.

-Functions also include performance, structural and thermal tests and measurements.

-Reports and documents product structural and thermal performance.

-Assesses design merits with regard to product specification and reliability.

-Works with materials and parts suppliers, including plastics, composites, wrought and cast metals, ceramics, additive materials, fans, blowers, heat-sinks, and thermal interface materials..


-Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale:

-Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area.

-This region is a great place to live and to raise a family.

-Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options.

-The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States.

-The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part.

-Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida (UCF), Walt Disney World, and SeaWorld.

Where can you get to from Orlando?

-Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center.

-Tampa is about 1 and ¼ hours from Orlando.

-West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast.

-Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.



Basic Qualifications:

MUST currently hold an Active Department of Defense Secret Clearance with a closed investigation (or re-investigation) within 5 years.

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering (or related field).

Must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in Thermal Engineering or Thermal Analysis with knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Experience with CFD solvers, preferably FloEFD 15 (or higher) OR other comparable CFD pre/postprocessors.

Experience with FEM solvers, preferably Siemens NX 10 Thermal Suite (or higher) OR other comparable FEM pre / postprocessors.

Thermal test planning and execution skills

Demonstrated strength in either thermal analysis with a desire to learn more.

Desired Skills:

Proficiency in active thermal control hydraulics and refrigeration, as it relates in the Aerospace sector

Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.

Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills for generating test plans, test reports, documentation and potentially proposals are necessary.

Mature computer skills are required, including proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Experience with FORTRAN style input decks OR other comparable computer language.

Experience with ablative thermal protection systems.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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