Advanced Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76522

Our client is a high-tech business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. They provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.

An Advanced Mechanical Engineer position just opened in Canonsburg, PA with our DOD – aerospace defense client.

Note: Due to the nature of work all candidates must be US Citizens

Location: Canonsburg, PA 15317 (Onsite/Hybrid)
Position: Advanced Mechanical Engineer
Pay Rate: $52.96/hr
Duration: 12-24 months with possibility of going direct
Clearance: Secret Obtainable

Job Description
As an Advanced Mechanical Engineer for the Torpedo Systems Group (TSG), you’ll be a member of a cross functional team responsible for designing, developing, demonstrating, producing, assembling, testing, and delivering torpedo SONAR arrays and electronic assemblies.
We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences:

  • Designing and analyzing components and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Creating and maintaining mechanical solid models and drawings using SolidWorks
  • Creating and managing bills of material (BOM) within Progeny’s data management systems
  • Developing fixtures and equipment to support testing and production efforts
  • Developing and presenting PowerPoint slides documenting design progress
  • Participating in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis
  • Developing technical presentations, recommendations, and written communications to explain technical issues to program management and the Navy customer team.

What sets you apart:

  • Strong proficiency with modeling CAD tools to create mechanical models and drawings
  • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication methods, as well as technical, government, and industry standards
  • Collaborative, creative thinker with experience leading complex projects
  • Strong communication skills with ability to write technical papers and proposals
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field.
  • Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable at time from hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
About our client:
Our client is a mission critical DOD – Aerospace defense contractor developing solutions that will lead, serve, and protect our country.  Our client develops strategic systems for defense, civil government, intelligence and cyber end users on a international basis.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.