General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

Sr Design Specialist

Job Locations US-VT-Williston | US-ME-Saco
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A Senior Design Specialist at General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems offers you the opportunity to be continuously challenged and to demonstrate your skills and talent in a highly collaborative environment.  If you see yourself as a versatile individual, broadened experiences and career advancement are within your control.


We are about supporting the mission of the Warfighter  We are about developing advanced Gatling Gun and crew served weapon technologies.  Our products can be found with every U.S. military branch and with allies around the world. 


You, as the latest Senior Design Specialist member of our team,will provide support in determining the technical approach and developing solutions by applying creativity and advanced design concepts. Provide support over a wide array of technical products.


**This position is posted for our Saco, ME and Williston, VT Operations**

Major Position Responsibilities

Responsible for planning, developing and documenting conceptual and detailed product design information by creating CAD models, drawings, schematics, Engineering Change Notices or other technical data package items, and communicating with the project team.

Basic Qualifications

Skilled in and knowledge of: (Mechanical) design of assemblies, mechanisms and articulating devices, and structural design of equipment cabinets, containers, structures, fixtures and test stands; development and production assignments, understanding of materials applications, hardware evaluation and verification through testing, and formal problem root cause analysis and corrective actions. (Electrical) engineering design, interface  definition, and testing to include concept design of electrical system hierarchy, configuration item level design, definition of performance requirements for electrical components, boxes and software, test equipment, interface definition including cable routing, input to design subcontract efforts and electrical component suppliers; development and production assignments, understanding of electrical applications, hardware and software integration, evaluation and verification through testing, and formal problem root cause analysis and corrective

action planning and execution. (General) design and drafting practices to include dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14, MILSTDs, and GD-OTS procedures. Also includes skills and knowledge of preceding jobs in the job family.


Education:  Associate’s degree or equivalent in applicable engineering/technical discipline.

Experience:  Four or more years of relevant experience


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