Lockheed Martin Solid Rocket Motor Propulsion Engineer / Energetics Engineer / Grand Prairie, TX in Grand Prairie, Texas
Lockheed Martin is seeking a Solid Rocket Motor Propulsion / Energetics Engineer to join our creative team of engineers in Dallas Texas. The candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in some of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control’s highly innovative and ingenious solutions to complex technical problems facing the aerospace industry. This exciting work will include performing research, design, analysis, evaluation, and testing in support of various program areas. This specific position is related to solid propellants and energetics for development and production of new aerospace products and technologies.
The candidate will be part of the Solid Rocket Motor / Solid Propellant team that provides technical solutions for the propulsion systems which includes its various subsystems and components leading up to the integration of the propulsion systems into Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control rocket and/or missile systems. Tasks will include participating in the analysis related to the design, development, and production of the solid rocket motor assembly. This includes contributing to the technical evaluation of subcontractor analysis and designs, development of specifications, system integration with flight vehicles, support of testing, and development of related technologies. Tasks also include supporting system level trade studies, supporting missile level packaging studies, supporting development of interface control drawings, performance specifications and statement of requirements that will be sent to propulsion system subcontractors for use in development and production.
Associated efforts include supporting telecoms, review of design package information, test plans and test results, supporting technical interchange meetings, as well as hardware fabrication and testing. The candidate will also coordinate with Structural engineers, Thermal engineers, Material & Process engineers, Environments engineers, Production Operations, Subcontractor Management and other departments.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid-Cities” region in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate. The Mid-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB (Hurst, Euless and Bedford), NRH (North Richland Hills and Richland Hills), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth.
Basic Qualifications -Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance. -Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related degree program.
-Candidate must have solid rocket motor propulsion system experience. -Candidate must have a strong desire to expand knowledge in solid rocket propulsion.
-Excellent writing and verbal communication skills for generating various specifications, statement of requirements, test plans, test reports and presentations.
-Capable of performing in a fast paced, dynamic environment, and working in an inclusive team environment. -Candidate must have a highly developed interpersonal and organizational skills. -The candidate must also have demonstrated creativity/innovation to solve issues. -Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). -Candidate must have leadership and organizational skills. -Candidate must have the ability to travel.
Desired skills -Active Secret security clearance and the investigation performed within the past 5 years. -MS degree from an accredited college in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering, or related field. -At least 2 years solid rocket motor propulsion system experience in the aerospace industry. -Experience with solid propellants / solid rocket motors, and energetics. -Experience with design, development, test and production of composite cases. -Experience with design requirements for initiators and associated Government design specifications such as MIL-DTL-23659. -Experience with Flight Termination System requirements and associated Government Range Safety standards such as RCC 319. -Exposure with the various aspects associated with propulsion system development and production to include associated subsystems, components, and manufacturing techniques. -Demonstrated strength associated with various Government design requirements such as with MIL-STD-1901 (Ignition System Safety) and MIL-STD-2105 (Insensitive Munitions).
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Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas