Tampa, FL
Job Type
Full-time, Full-time


The Mechanical Engineer interprets contract requirements, performs research, analysis, design, documentation and build/test support tasks as required to support the development and delivery of complex simulation and training devices and training device modification kits.. The primary mechanical design and analysis tool used at ASI is Solidworks. On occasion, existing designs documented in AutoCAD or other CAD programs will be used as a baseline and updated using those programs. The Mechanical Engineer is typically part of an integral project team and will work closely with Electrical Engineering, Project Engineering, and Mechanical CAD design/drafters to develop production drawing packages that are released for manufacture.


Provide support to functions of project engineering, systems engineering, production control, manufacturing, and logistics throughout the course of the project(s) assigned.

Produce design review materials and present these materials during in-house peer reviews and Customer reviews.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


0-5Years of Experience in Related Field


Combination of Education and Experience

Minimum of two years’ of practical experience using parametric modeling and analysis software, preferably Solidworks.

Minimum of two years of mechanical engineering experience in a Defense Contractor environment, preferably in the Simulation and Training industry.

Excellent communication skills, ability to interface with both internal and external customers at all levels.

Very good organization and time management skills to support multiple projects in parallel.


Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.

Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.

Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.

Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint)


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen

Must be able to pass an initial background check.

Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)

Must be able and willingness to travel (CONUS/OCONUS)

ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.


Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Required to talk and hear.

Required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel, and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.

Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

The candidate must be able to work in small confined spaces (simulator cockpits).

Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.


The work environment is primarily a traditional office.

Occasional working environment includes the manufacturing floor or simulator installation site where the noise level may increase to moderate or high. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.

ASI 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.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.