General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

Mechanical Engineer, HVAC

Location US-ME-Bath
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Post End Date
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Job Description

The Mechanical Engineering Department supports the design, construction and test of propulsion, auxiliary(piping) and ventilation systems and equipment on Naval surface combatants. Typical responsibilities include:
• Provide technical and project leadership for assigned systems, equipment and related tasks
• Develop and maintain equipment purchase specifications, diagrams and associated calculations
• Support of construction activities, including ship testing, system activation and sea trials
• Interface with Customers (Navy, Manufacturing, Procurement, QA, Contracts, Fleet Service Engineering, Planning Yard, and Detail Design) to resolve technical issues, recommend changes and maintain appropriate communications
• Develop, document and present technical position on requirements compliance issues related to design and construction within assigned area of cognizance
• Create CAE models that simulate ship system designs, and perform analyses and calculations using CAE applications
• Participate on or lead integrated product and process teams
• Develop and define ship system engineering requirements and relate them to top level performance requirements

Must be able to obtain a security clearance

Required/Preferred Education/Training

• BS in Mechanical Engineering or Marine Engineering from an ABET-accredited university or college required
• MS degree and/or PE preferred
• WINDOWS and WINDOWS software operating skills required; UNIX and/or CAD (CATIA or AutoCad) skills desirable

Required/Preferred Experience

Eng I: No minimum experience

Eng II: Minimum 1 years experience in Mechanical, Marine or applicable engineering/technical position

Eng III: Minimum 3 years experience in Mechanical, Marine or applicable engineering/technical position
Sr Eng: Minimum 5 years experience in Mechanical, Marine or applicable engineering/technical position


• Demonstrated ability to apply HVAC principles in the development and specification of HVAC systems and components
• Working knowledge of HVAC equipment, fan curves, coil psychometrics, pressure drop, heat transfer and ducted systems
• Knowledge of testing and activation of HVAC systems. This includes air balancing and troubleshooting.
• Ability to use Access database and VBA  preferred
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; adept at giving technical presentations at group meetings
• Positive attitude toward a teaming environment and demonstrated ability to function as a contributing engineering team member
• Project management and coordination skills
• Ability to plan, organize, and execute projects
• Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments
• Demonstrated ability to lead technical projects


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