Job Description

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Indian Head,MD,US
Test Facility Mechanical Engineer

The Opportunity:
As a lead mechanical engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to ensuring our military’s testing facilities are prepared to support cutting-edge technology. We’re looking for a lead mechanical engineer who can use their skills to help modernize their facilities in compliance with local, state, and federal codes while supporting our country’s next generation of tactical weaponry. You’ll lead efforts to build, renovate, and adapt our clients’ facility portfolio based on changing mission requirements. This will require knowledge of mechanical compliance within an energetic manufacturing environment, including industrial systems with strict humidity and temperature requirements and explosion-proof equipment.

At Booz Allen, you’ll use your engineering skills to transform DoD weapons testing. Our team is ensuring that the facilities, energy, and infrastructure supporting testing are ready to rise to the challenge of the changing landscape around weapons testing. That’s why we need you, a mechanical engineer who is proficient at completing facility design services and supporting the review of designs for compliance with code and energetic manufacturing processes to help our client realize state-of-the-art facilities through construction and commissioning. Take on exciting challenges in the DoD with us as we improve on our legacy of excellence in U.S. military weapons research, development, testing, and evaluation.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 10+ years of experience with design in a professional environment
  • Experience developing statements of work and reviewing facility designs for compliance with applicable codes, standards, and other requirements
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to mechanical systems, including the International Building Code (IBC), ASHRAE standards, Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), NFPA, or ASME
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal codes and standards around mechanical and HVAC system compliance
  • Ability to design facilities and support review of facility designs completed by others for compliance with code
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with engineering MEP construction drawing sets
  • Experience in a lab environment, including low tolerances on fluctuation of temperature, humidity, and ventilation
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer License

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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