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L3Harris Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineering in Fall River, Massachusetts


Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Job Code: MEP2

Job Location: Fall River, MA/AUV Systems

Job Description: MEP2

This person will be part of the company’s mechanical engineering team with responsibilities for the mechanical design of the IVER family of underwater vehicles and associated support equipment. This person will be responsible for the design, build and test and final release of IVER products. This person will report to the Mechanical Engineering Manager. This person will provide input and recommendations for Internal Research And Development (IRAD) projects and support business growth by researching and responding to customer solicitations.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a Mechanical Engineer responsible for the Mechanical system design of the IVER family of underwater vehicles.

  • Provide detailed design models and drawings of all IVER mechanical components using Solidworks.

  • Manage the design and prototype of new components to rapidly test changes and improvements.

  • Work closely with Operations to transition new designs to production / manufacturing using established company processes.

  • Assist in the testing and qualification of the IVER AUV as well as implementing and testing all design changes.

  • Assist in the integration of new sensors to support growth and customer opportunities.

  • Assist Purchasing Dept to select vendors for purchased mechanical components.

  • Assist QC Dept to verify compliance of incoming purchased parts with required specs.

  • Manage the engineering input to outside machine shops that will be fabricating components.

  • Work within the documentation control system for all IVER subsystems and components

  • Interface with customers on behalf of L3Harris AUV Systems Engineering and Business Development

  • May have practical knowledge of project management


  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for obtaining clearance requirements.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechancial Engineering and minimum 2+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Extensive Solidworks & Solidworks PDM Experience.

  • FEA for structural analysis, ANSYS and/or Solidworks Simulation.

  • Experience in the design of undersea systems.

  • Knowledge of pressure vessel design and analysis, material selection for corrosive marine environments, and the design of high pressure seals.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Secret Clearance

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.