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Mechanical Engineer

Company: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of
Location: King George
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Mechanical Engineer (BATS-2023-18176):
Bowhead seeks a Mechanical Engineer who will work as part of a multi-disciplined team generating solutions for Department of Defense and other government customers. The team's focus is on designing, analyzing, producing, testing and delivering innovative prototypes.
Working with senior engineers, the Mechanical Engineer will review existing designs for producibility and suggest changes, as required; create new drawings, as required; coordinate with machine shops and other production facilities to ensure delivery of conforming material; witness and/or perform receipt inspections.
Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • analyzing drawings

  • designing hardware

  • reviewing test and inspection documentation.


    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college.

    • Experience with mechanical systems engineering design software tools (such as SolidWorks or ProEngineer)

    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts

    • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

    • Machine shop or manufacturing experience is desired.

    • Hands-on experience in factory, shop, or construction is a plus.

      Physical Demands:

      • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds

      • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

      • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

        SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.
        Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.
        Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
        UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( .
        All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (
        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
        UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.
        ID 2023-18176
        Category Engineering
        Location : Location US-VA-King George
        Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain Secret
        Minimum Clearance Required Secret
        Travel Requirement Less than 10%

Keywords: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of , Alexandria , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , King George, Virginia

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