Categories Connecticut
Reference Number 1837-DR
Job Description


McLaughlin Research Corporation, an established DoD engineering company, has an exciting opportunity for a mid-level Mechanical Engineer to join its specialized design team based in its Middletown, RI office with travel between its New London, CT office required.

  • The right candidate will support the development of Technical Data Packages (TDP) for temporary and permanent installations on various U.S. Navy submarine and surface ship classes.


  • The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work directly with senior engineers and would be expected to lead the engineering effort within a few years.


Required Qualifications:


  • A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 2 years’ experience in performing mechanical analysis (e.g. stress, thermal, hydrodynamic, and vibration)
  • Experience creating manufacturing/assembly drawings using Autodesk or Solidworks software.
  • Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Willingness to learn electrical
  • Ability to create technical documentation using Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat software.
  • Ability to obtain a SECRET security clearance.
  • Customer interaction experience and great communication skills.
  • Ability to climb shipboard ladders and lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to travel on occasion to various naval stations to support system installation and shipchecks.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 3-6 years’ experience
  • Mechanical design experience
  • Experience with Temporary Alteration (TEMPALT) & Ship Alteration (SHIPALT) development on United States Submarines.
  • Experience with MATHCAD Software.
  • Experience conducting Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using ANSYS software.
  • Knowledge of submarine Non-Propulsion Electronic Systems (NPES)






We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.


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





Background in any/all of the following is preferred:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.

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.

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