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Human Resources – Job Openings

Most of our positions must be filled quickly, and we may not get an opportunity to post them on this web site. When a position becomes available, our resume database is our first source for our recruitment efforts. For this reason, we encourage you to submit your resume, even though you may not see a requirement on our web site. Each resume is documented and reviewed thoroughly for positions in the company for which you may be qualified. Your resume is then forwarded to department heads for consideration when openings occur.

Click Here to view our current Job Openings.

The nature of our work requires U.S. Citizenship, and eligibility for a security clearance is required for most of our positions.

To apply at McLaughlin Research Corp click on a job title from our current openings and apply online.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal Law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Any individual who needs special assistance in applying for a position with McLaughlin Research Corporation should e-mail the Human Resource Department at or call 401-849-4010 x225.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, and train for all positions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, pregnancy, minorities, genetic information, status as a person with a disability, amnesty or status as a protected veteran, and to base all such decisions upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, consistent with contractual requirements and all federal, state and, local laws.

EEO is the Law:

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click here to learn more.

Applicant Drug Testing Statement:

McLaughlin Research Corporation (MRC) is committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees, and providing our customers with the highest quality of products and services possible. Substance abuse can seriously endanger employee safety and impact the quality of our products and services.

Within the limits of applicable federal, state or local laws, McLaughlin Research Corporation reserves the right to examine and screen/test for the presence of drugs and/or alcohol. All offers of employment will be contingent on a negative drug test result. A positive test result, refusal to test (including an adulterated or substituted test result), or failure to appear for testing as directed or at the scheduled time will result in withdrawal of the conditional job offer.

Current Listings

Location CA – SAN DIEGO
Job Description


McLaughlin Research Corporation’s San Diego location is actively seeking a Full-Time Engineering Technician at Sea Operations Support in Point Loma, CA.


The qualified candidate will be responsible to support underwater vehicle operations during at sea evolutions.


Tasks may include:


  • Perform logistics, operations/maintenance/replenishment procedures during the mobilization/demobilization period prior to going to sea.


  • While at-sea, the Engineering Technician III shall operate vehicle controls (under direction of the project lead/test director), prepare/deploy/operate undersea vehicle support equipment (such as acoustic communications equipment, buoys, and lines), perform operations/maintenance/replenishment procedures as directed by the project lead.


  • The Engineering Technician III shall be trained and qualified to perform gas-free procedures/enter confined spaces and operate/use scaffolding/fall-safety equipment.


  • Estimate 4 at-sea operations, each estimated to be 2 weeks in duration.


Required Qualifications:


  • The Engineering Technician III performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed, selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or engineer as needed, performs recurring work independently.


  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
  • DoD Secret Clearance








We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.







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Title HVAC MECHANIC (Ref. #1866-JM)
Location CA – CORONA
Job Description


Actively seeking a Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona Division Facilities Department Code 102 at Norco, CA.  This is a Full-time position and requires the candidate to be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance.


Required Qualifications


  • Install, modify and repair HVAC systems, chillers, and air Handlers


  • Test, calibrate, and adjust temperature control and environmental control systems


  • Install new or repaired components and perform complex modifications of systems and components


  • Perform complex repair of systems components such as compressors, condensers, heat pumps regulators, fluid and refrigerant gas lines valves, meters, gages, thermostats, pumps, mechanical linkage, and electrical sensing, switching and controlling devices including pneumatic controls, variable speed drives, digital controlled devices, electronic, hydraulic heating and cooling and economizer systems


  • Perform periodic maintenance of install equipment and components


Required Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain and hold DoD Secret security clearance.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Clean driving record
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.




We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.


Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”


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Title OFFICE MOVER-Part-Time ON-Call (Ref. #1864-JM)
Location CA – CORONA
Job Description

OFFICE MOVER-Part-Time ON-Call (Ref. #1864-JM)

McLaughlin Research Corporation’s Corona, CA location is looking to fill an immediate opening for an On-Call Office Mover/Material Handler.


Position Description


Seeking candidates to support base office moves as needed. Typical office moves involve disassembly and reassembly of office furniture including desks, tables, cabinets, chairs, and associated office and laboratory fixtures.

Work under this task will primarily be performed at NSWC Corona, CA. Work may also be performed at NWS Fallbrook, CA and NSWC Seal Beach, CA.

This is a part-time, on-call position and may involve weekend work to accomplish tasks.


We are currently seeking Material Handler-Part Time on Call for our location in Corona, CA.



Required Qualifications:


  • S. citizenship and eligibility for a security clearance required; current clearance a plus.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, innovative, and proactive
  • Organized and capable of multitasking
  • Strong organizational and time management skills






We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.


Applicants should apply on-line at MRCDS.COM under the “Job Posting Section”



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Location CA – SAN DIEGO
Job Description

Provide technical consultation to challenging Fleet Support scenarios on the Common Data Link Management System (CDLMS), JTIDS and MOS Link-16 Terminals, and newer system technologies scheduled for delivery.  Assist in the design improvements for CDLMS, NGC2P, and newly developed system technologies, along with the integration and testing of these systems before delivery to U.S. and FMS host nations.  Inspect fabricated cable assemblies and integrate them into the system IAW MILSPEC Standards.  This position may require travel to multiple locations throughout the world for SOVT and CASREP assistance, while at the same time providing distant support trouble-shooting services to the Fleet.

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Location CA – SAN DIEGO
Job Description


MRC seeks a full-time Technical Writer in San Diego, CA.


  • Writes standardized material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance of machinery or other equipment.
  • Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology, may maintain records and files of work and revisions, selected photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material, assist in laying out material for publication.
  • Researches, writes, edits, and proof-reads technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures and specification

Required Qualifications:


  • Technical Writing Education/Experience: Two years of experience writing and editing technical reports and/or manuals for internal documentation, customer reference, or publication


  • DoD Secret Clearance


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