Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Ventura
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(5/23/2024 2:50 PM)
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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer  for the Ocean Engineering Technology Support (OETS) program supporting the Navy Division.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be a key player in the Navy Division’s growth and execution strategy. 



LOCATION:   Ventura, CA 

JOB STATUS: Full Time provided that the Customer awards sufficient work to support full-time employment

TRAVEL: Up to 10%



  • A minimum of a master’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • A minimum of ten years’ practical experience in research, development, design and use of advanced mechanical equipment for use in the deep ocean, including pressure housings, cables, cable hardware, specialized ocean platforms and similar equipment, hydraulic systems, ballast controls, control systems, heat transfer/heat sinking, and corrosion control methods for ocean structures
  • A minimum often years practical experience in the design of hydraulic system components, particularly pumps and motors, and to conduct hydraulic systems analysis using Dynamic Analysis and Design System (DADS) software or equivalent
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in development of ocean platforms such as buoys, modified vessels, towed bodies, submersibles, remotely-operated  vehicles and similar devices; and
  • Professional Engineering registration. PE.
  • Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen. A Top Secret clearance based on an T5 investigation and deemed eligible for SCI access



  • The contractor shall conduct or participate in studies to evaluate the materials compatibility of handling system components and undersea systems to include existing fielded systems (forensics) and new designs.
  • The contractor shall design, fabricate, test and deliver test hardware to allow comprehensive testing of helical anchors in the NAVFAC EXWC test trench.


SALARY RANGE: Estimated $140,000 USD/anually depending on experience.


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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