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L3Harris Sr Specialist, Mechanical Engineer in Fall River, Massachusetts

Job Title: Sr Specialist, Mechanical Engineer

Job Code 8394

Job Location: Fall river, MA/ AUV systems

Schedule: 9/80 REG

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

About L3Harris Technologies:

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Description:

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 aspects of the Mechanical system design of the IVER family of underwater vehicles.

  • Provide detailed design models and drawings of 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

  • Have practical knowledge of project management


  • Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for obtaining clearance requirements, which requires must be a US Citizen.Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a Minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years prior relevant experience in AUV/UUV design, pressure vessels, hulls and structures, composites, DoD FAR based programs, development. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related 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:

  • Soft skills (I.E. Proficient in MS Office, Strong communication…)

  • Secret level 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.