Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Mechanical Engineer – Entry Level

Quincy, MA, USA – Full-time

Dive Technologies is developing and manufacturing the next generation of AUVs from the ground up. Work with a small team of incredibly smart people who are passionate about subsea robotics. Our team is made of people eager to design and be hands-on in building and testing their own creations. We work in a highly dynamic environment where collaboration and idea sharing is a way of life.

The Role

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level to join our team and build novel Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) from the ground up.

  • Work within a small team of multidisciplinary engineers and specialists throughout the life of AUV design and integration efforts
  • Perform mechanical engineering system design and development
  • Perform structural analysis and reporting on critical mechanical systems
  • Perform AUV, subsystem, and 3rd party component integration, test, and debug
  • Participate in ground-up AUV build and regular maintenance/upgrades
  • Create and implement redlines from integration and test phases
  • Conduct offshore AUV testing when required (typically single day trips with occasional multi-day deployments)


  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a passion for hardware development
  • Experience with SolidWorks
  • 0-3 years experience designing, testing, and debugging mechanical systems
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented


  • Experience with subsea operations at sea
  • Experience with design for manufacturing
  • Experience designing and operating equipment lifting and rigging for at sea operations
  • Experience with structural FEA analysis
  • Experience with thermal analysis and simulations
  • Experience with CFD analysis and simulations
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing technologies
  • Experience working offshore

Clearance Requirements

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. The ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance is required. 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 on our projects, U.S. citizenship is required.

Dive Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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