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Cardinal Engineering provides high-value engineering expertise to government and industry customers, developing critical systems that operate reliably in extreme maritime environments.  We are actively seeking qualified candidates for emerging opportunities. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and innovative, and capable of working both independently and with multi-disciplinary teams towards solving complex engineering problems to achieve cost-effective solutions and meet aggressive schedules. All experience levels, entry to senior, are sought.

Cardinal Engineering is seeking a candidate to immediately fill the following position:

 

Mechanical Engineer

Cardinal Engineering provides engineering expertise to government and industry customers, developing systems that operate in the world’s oceans. We are currently seeking an engineer to provide direct support to the COLUMBIA Class Submarine Program Office Systems Integration Team leader responsible for ensuring the submarine meets shock requirements. Ideal candidate should have experience with the Program Office responsibilities and shock qualification processes for equipment installed on US Navy submarines.  Experience with shock analysis methods a plus.

B.S. degree required in Engineering or other technical discipline with exposure to the design and analysis of naval structures. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and innovative individuals capable of working both independently and with teams of engineers towards solving highly technical engineering problems and meeting program goals.

Position is located at the Washington Navy Yard.  Must currently possess a SECRET security clearance. Candidate should have excellent communication skills both written and oral and be able to work well without supervision.

 

 

Cardinal Engineering is always seeking cleared and capable candidates to fill emergent positions as follows:

 

Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM&E) Systems Engineer

Provides HM&E systems engineering support to our U.S. Navy ship and submarine programs. B.S. degree in Engineering is required (advanced degree desired).  Specific knowledge of and experience with shipboard machinery systems, auxiliary systems, thermal management techniques and survivability preferred.  Candidate must hold a DOD SECRET level security clearance.

Electrical / Power Systems Engineer

Provides electrical and power system engineering support to our U.S. Navy ship and submarine programs.  B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering is required (advanced degree desired).  Specific knowledge of and experience with shipboard electrical power systems, instrumentation and control, power electronics, power quality, power system testing, and energy storage systems preferred.  Familiarity with MIL-STD 1399-680/300B a plus.  Candidate must hold a DOD SECRET level security clearance.

Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer with experience in Finite Element Analysis to perform shock analysis on ship hull systems and electromechanical systems and components for U.S. Navy combatants.  Experience using FEMAP pre- and post-processing software is highly desired, as is experience developing and implementing customized software to automate optimized design solutions.  Experience with Dynamic Design Analysis Method (DDAM) is a plus.  B.S. degree is required (advanced degree desired) in Engineering, Naval Architecture or a related technical discipline. Candidate must hold a DOD SECRET level security clearance.

Mechanical / Marine Engineer

Provides mechanical and/or marine engineering support to U.S. Navy ship & submarine programs and U.S. DOE marine energy programs. B.S. degree is required (advanced degree desired) in Engineering, Naval Architecture or a related technical discipline.  Ship design and Research, Development, Test & Evaluation experience is desired.  A broad spectrum of specialized marine engineering disciplines are sought, including: power generation, conditioning and distribution; acoustic and non-acoustic signature assessment and control; fluid mechanics; metallic and non-metallic materials design; reliability; and test and evaluation. For some positions, candidate must hold a DOD SECRET level security clearance.

Ocean Energy Engineer / Scientist

Provides support to our Department of Energy business area.  Bachelor’s degree in Marine Science or Engineering required and an advanced degree in Engineering or other technical discipline is desired.  Experience directly supporting government customers and informing and technical and policy decisions related to managing a diverse Research, Development, Test and Evaluation portfolio desired. Must have excellent writing and communication skills.

Workplace is in the greater Washington, DC area. Some travel may be required in execution of assigned duties. Cardinal offers industry-leading employee benefits and growth potential is limited only by the candidate’s ambition. Starting salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Interested candidates please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@cardinalengineeringllc.com.