Undersea Acoustic R&D Engineer
SeaLandAire Technologies in Jackson, Michigan is looking for an experienced Undersea Acoustic R&D Engineer to become one of several acoustic Subject Matter Experts on SLA's staff to grow our company's capabilities and reputation with our customers and partners.
SeaLandAire provides engineering services for data collection applications in difficult environments. We design, develop, and build products tailored to help our customers collect information from any environment, focusing on small unmanned vehicles and sensor systems. The job is fast-paced and requires working with top engineers, customers, and support staff. Our passion for our work is evident in everything that leaves our doors.
The Undersea Acoustic R&D Engineer performs duties in design, development, and testing of underwater acoustic transducers including hydrophones and projectors in a research and development atmosphere. The position combines elements of mechanical, electrical, and acoustic engineering, testing of acoustic sensors, and processing of test data to fully characterize the properties of the acoustic transducer.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position does not have department or company supervisory responsibilities. However, supervision within projects will be expected and may include planning, organizing, assigning, and overseeing the technical work of other engineers and technicians while communicating regularly with the Project Managers / Project Engineers.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, with a minimum expectation of 40 hours per week. Hours are somewhat flexible and some late evenings may be required.
Some travel is expected for field testing, vendor selections, and customer interface.
Successful applicants should exhibit the following capabilities and traits:
Since a majority of SeaLandAire's business is funded by the US Department of Defense, applicants must be a "US Person" (US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident).
The employee may also have to pass background checks to obtain a government security clearance.
Education and Experience
A Master's degree in a relevant field or a Bachelor's degree with at least 5 years relevant experience is required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear (sometimes in a noisy environment), sit, stand, walk, climb (occasionally), and do repetitive movements with hands.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all job duties performed by persons in the position.
Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time as the needs of the company and requirements of the job change.
SeaLandAire Technologies is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. SeaLandAire Technologies makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.