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Specialist, Mechanical Engineer

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 11022
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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: Specialist, Mechanical Engineer

Job Code: 11022

Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Schedule: 9/80, 1st shift 

Job Description:

L3Harris is currently seeking a mechanical engineer with a background and experience in antenna design and development. The qualified candidate will have exciting, challenging, and rewarding opportunities to support existing and develop next generation military communications applications. This important work contributes to the safety and effectiveness of US and allied nations’ warfighters. 

Essential Functions: 

  • An engineer in this position will assist in leading projects, developing and managing schedules and participating in the entire project development lifecycle. 
  • The mechanical engineers working in this field often work on a variety of cutting-edge projects over their careers, as we design antenna systems for the ground, air, shipboard, and space-based communication systems.


  • 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:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience with a 3-D modeling tool such as NX and mechanical simulation tools such as Ansys. 
  • Experience with precision mechanism design and motion control is a plus. 
  • Must be proficiencent with MS Word, Excel and Project software. 
  • Must have strong problem solving and organizational skills.
  • BSME and four years of experience or MSME and 2 years of experience
  • Ability to obtain and retain a security clearance is required for this job posting
  • The individual must be able to work from oral and written instructions, be dependable, positive, assertive, a team player and have a strong desire to succeed. 
  • Must have great communications skills to expeditiously coordinate efforts through all phases of the manufacturing and engineering process while contributing in a high performance team environment to meet customer needs.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends when required.


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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