L3Harris Naval Systems Engineer in Herndon, Virginia
Job Title: Propulsion Engineer
Job Code: SYP4
Job Location: Herndon, VA
L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.
Electrical Power and Propulsion Engineer
Our world-class expertise in connecting space, airborne, ground and sea-based platforms with secure, real-time data drives our communications business in addressing the heightened global demand for advanced solutions. As a prime contractor, we are a key integrator in state-of-the-art maritime platforms. Our machinery control and integrated bridge solutions are found in a wide range of naval vessels around the world. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for our customers across the globe.
We are searching for an Electrical Power and Propulsion Systems Engineer at our C5 Systems - Herndon, VA location.
Design support and integration of the Electric Power and Propulsion Systems
Perform / support studies and analyses relevant to electric power and propulsion systems (e.g. harmonic analyses; electrical system transient analysis).
Perform trade studies relating to power & propulsion systems
Assist in design activities (integration & operation) relating to motors, variable frequency drives, generators, transformers, switchboards, power management systems)
Assist in preparation of RFI & RFP responses relating to integrated power & propulsion systems
Review and comment of Propulsion System Suppliers Technical Data, Drawings, and Technical Procedures.
Write, review and provide inputs to equipment Test and Trials Documentation.
General Power and Propulsion Engineering support to L3Harris.
Support inspection & test of Propulsion system installation including:
Trials and Acceptance Trials support
Additionally, Electrical Power and Propulsion Systems Engineer shall perform the following tasks for systems indicated;
Support the effort as necessary in the review and refinement of L3Harris developed propulsion equipment performance.
Support Propulsion system design reviews
Support FMM with propulsion equipment supplier visits.
Function as the L3Harris point of contact for technical issues related to propulsion systems and ship integration.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and or significant project and system architecture experience in relevant areas to L3Harris current and future Naval business strategy.
6+ years prior satisfactory experience as a propulsion engineer in shipyards interfacing with engineers and management at all levels. Navy or related military experience is a strong desire.
Supervisory experience and the ability to mentor, train and motivate people to excel individually and as a team in a fast paced, context switching work environment is preferable.
Skills & Knowledge Required:
Expert knowledge of ships propulsion systems and Hull Machinery &Electrical (HM&E) design components of naval ship systems.
Electrical and mechanical integration experience for military environments requiring environmental qualifications.
Working knowledge of MIL-SPECS, DOD regulations and practices, Classification society rules & regulations, Job Cost accounting, and Critical Path management systems. Familiarity with spreadsheet programs and their use. Well versed in Microsoft project management tools, CAD, VISIO and Microsoft office applications.