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Mechanical Engineer

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 11052
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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.

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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer 

Job Code: 11052

Job Location:  Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Schedule: 9/80, 1st shift 

Job Description: 

We are currently seeking a qualified Mechanical Design Engineer. Successful candidates will be members of a highly motivated, multi-disciplined, cross-functional design engineering team. 

Essential Functions: 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Electromechanical packaging, design, analysis, and test
  • Modification of existing and/or creation of new designs including racks, shelters, enclosures, airborne and rack-mount chassis, and circuit card assemblies (CCAs)
  • Ensure new designs progress according to technical objectives, within budgetary and schedule constraints
  • Assist in specification creation, the proposal process, and presentations to customers or management


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills: 

  • Proficient in CAD and drafting standards.  2+ years relevant experience with Siemens’ NX, preferred.
  • Working knowledge and experience with FEA theory, (ANSYS experience preferred).  Experience with CFD simulation of subsonic external flow to determine loads, drag, and stability is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) are necessary.
  • Exposure to/experience with environmental testing, ie. shock, vibration, temperature/altitude, environmental stress screening (ESS).
  • Proficient with electronics cooling methods and strong background in heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation) applied to electronics packaging and reliability
  • Design experience with Open Standards: VITA, VME, PMC and mixed signal board design (RF and Digital) is preferred
  • Must be available to work overtime and weekends when required
  • Strong work ethic; maintain a sense of urgency to ensure obligations are met
  • Due to the nature of our work this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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.

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