Mechanical Engineer

15 June 2024

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop drawings, sketches and 3D models using CAD 2D/3D software
  • Review and develop test documents and procedures
  • Investigate and solve pragmatic engineering and technical issues
  • Provide timely field service engineering support to resolve issues requiring technical guidance
  • Review and provide technical support for the development of work specifications, waivers, deviations, technical documentation and specifications
  • Develop and run simulation software to perform various analyses to support system design (e.g., CFD, FEA, Shock, etc.)
  • Attend meetings and conferences on engineering and continuous improvement matters

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the prime point of contact for various customer technical questions


  • Must be competent in the use of 3D and 2D CAD software. Primary software used includes SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Must have the ability to create manufacturing and assembly drawings which can include flat patterns
  • Must have an understanding of metalwork manufacturing processes (forming, welding, milling, etc.)
  • Must have an understanding of mechanical assembly and ways to mitigate issues caused by environmental stresses (shock, vibration, temperature, etc.)
  • Must be able to work and communicate effectively with other team members, company employees, and customers
  • Familiarity with MILSPEC Standards and Environmental Qualification Testing

Minimum Requirements:

  • MA/MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Science or a related academic field, plus 2 yrs directly related experience, or BA/BS plus 5 yrs directly related experience, or AA/AS plus 7 yrs directly related experience, or 10 yrs directly related experience

Physical Demands:

  • While performing these job duties, the employee is routinely required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to carry 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This position is performed in a traditional office, industrial, and shipboard environment, with some travel between facilities and customer locations. Travel can be local, domestic, and international.

Primary work location: 750 Chautauqua Ave, Portsmouth, VA.

Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).