Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #9437
May 12, 2021

Our client is looking for mechanical engineers to support the design of prototype/one-off custom equipment, gloveboxes, hot cells, specialty research equipment and custom-designed, remotely operated mechanisms for handling radioactive and hazardous materials.

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer will serve as a lead engineer for small teams of engineers and designers within the equipment design group and interface with other disciplines (electrical, I&C, structural, and process).

This position requires is a degreed engineer capable of managing multiple tasks. Tasks include the design of containment systems (gloveboxes, containment hoods), material handling systems, equipment integration and installation, and preparation of fabrication drawings, specifications, datasheets, acceptance test plans and calculations.

The successful candidate will delegate work to other engineers and designers and will check their work on projects. Additionally, the candidate will assist and develop design criteria, manage work scope, schedule, and budgets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate on and lead multi-disciplinary teams of engineers and designers.
  • Serve as Engineer of Record on mechanical equipment designs.
  • Follow regimented quality assurance / quality control procedures.
  • Detailed design activities include preparation of fabrication drawing packages, equipment datasheets, fabrication specifications, procurement specifications, engineering studies, test plans, and detailed equipment sizing & qualification calculations.
  • Responsibilities include planning, conducting, and coordinating detailed phases of design work; presenting design reviews to clients; and providing shop support during fabrication and testing.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor of Sciences degree in Engineering required from an ABET Accredited Program.
  • Two (2) – four (4) years of engineering experience required.
  • Client projects for this position require US Citizenship.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to acquire a security clearance.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading mechanical engineering teams within a complex multi-discipline team is required.
  • Familiarity with 3D design software Creo (Pro-Engineer), SolidWorks, or Revit.
  • Familiarity with Mathcad.
  • Candidate will be expected to have or obtain a P.E. license within 12 months.
  • Previous experience with NRC, DOE, or DoD projects desired.
  • Familiarity with NQA-1-2000 quality assurance programs desired.
  • Experience with supplier support, factory testing, and field startup desired.
  • Familiarity with MS Project or Primavera scheduling software a plus.
  • Familiarity with MS Access a plus.
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