JOB SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION:

Navatek, a privately-owned defense contractor with offices in Rhode Island, Washington D.C., Maine, and Hawaii is seeking a Senior Research Engineer.  The ideal individual will have 10 to 15 years of project capture, program management, and business development experience with demonstrated familiarity with the design and construction of mechanical systems, such as propulsion systems, hydraulic systems,  structures, and general machine design.  This individual should have good understanding of engineering fundamentals and experience working with the Department of Defense (DoD).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Familiarize yourself and remain current with all ongoing projects and avenues of research at the company
  • Build new relationships with other companies and government agencies
  • Pursue new avenues of research
  • Write and review proposals for new contracts
  • Maintain a presence in the naval and marine engineering community
  • Regular attendance is required for the position
  • Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, or equivalent from an accredited college or university
OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, or equivalent from an accredited college or university and 10+ years’ experience in a Mechanical Engineering position.
  • 10 to 15 years of mechanical engineering experience with demonstrated capability in the design and construction of mechanical systems, such as propulsion systems, hydraulic,  structures, and general machine design.
  • Supervisory experience

SKILLS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:
  • Experienced in working department of defense projects
  • Experienced in managing budgets and schedules
  • Knowledge of naval architecture and marine engineering desirable

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residence
  • Good oral and writing skills
  • Secret clearance desirable

 

This is a full time position

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