BAE Systems is looking for a qualified Junior Corrosion Engineer to join our team for an exciting opportunity to work on a unique government contract. The contract assists in acquisition and technical sustainment engineering and will augment government resources. The contract also provides breadth and depth of capabilities for system engineering and integration, risk management, technical assessment, acquisition program management, strategy development, organization and change management, interface with operations and logistics, business analysis, mission effectiveness, and demonstration/validation.
Why BAE Systems? BAE Systems is the third largest defense contractor in the world with an exceptional, mission-focused culture. We are a uniquely-valued mission partner delivering daily technical excellence and innovative solutions to our government customers. BAE Systems has earned accolades as a "Top Workplace" in Utah based on employee feedback for three consecutive years, earning special distinction for providing a healthy work-life balance for our valued employees. We work very hard to ensure this is a great place to work!
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About the Job: Our experts are responsible for integrated weapon system management, from inception to retirement. As a Junior Corrosion Engineer, you will work on a high-performing team to provide engineering, technical, and administrative expertise to the government. A qualified candidate will:
Perform inspections and studies, review program documentation and technical data (e.g., operating procedures, drawings, and specifications), support requirements development, and report on new prevention and control materials, processes, and technologies.
Evaluate alternate materials and substrates to address obsolescence issues/concerns, reduction of hazardous material usage/finishes, and implementation of pollution prevention measures.
Perform engineering and technical analyses, which require a highly diversified application of engineering principles, theories, concepts and precedents. Prepare data for reports on technical findings, recommendations, accomplishments, and progress measured against specific plans.
Review or coordinate work with other team members to ensure progress is maintained to achieve specified aims; ensure conduct and performance of assignments is conducted as required by contractual agreements.
Attend conferences and meetings to represent assigned activity. Develop working group meeting agendas, schedule conference rooms and teleconferences, prepare and consolidate briefing materials, provide meeting minutes, and draft answers to action items assigned by other agencies or organizations.
Evaluate plans, reports, requirements, and criteria from a technical perspective for a variety of technical activities and provide recommendations to the government.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Pursuant to Government contract, this position requires U.S. Citizenship status, and qualified candidates must be eligible for and successfully obtain a U.S. Government Secret security clearance.
BAE Systems is recognized as a Top Workplace in Utah for four years in a row. Come join an extraordinary company culture and the winning team to success in our unique work!
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree in Corrosion Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited program with zero (0) to two (2) years of experience.
Able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Secret security clearance. The criteria for obtaining a clearance is set by the US Government. You must be a US Citizen.
Able to work independently and demonstrate strong initiative and an ability to organize daily tasks with minimal supervision.
Possess strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to interact with team members, external vendors, various levels of management and internal clients with assorted levels of computer experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree in Corrosion Engineering, Materials Engineering or Materials Science Engineering preferred.
National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) training or certification highly desired (but not required).
Current U.S. Government Secret or higher security clearance highly desired (but not required).
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.