Design Engineer responsible for design development of mechanical systems and equipment for US government department of defense (DOD) and department of energy (DOE) facilities as well as commercial nuclear power generation facilities. Responsible for mechanical systems and equipment design and procurement decisions and application of nuclear codes and standards and NRC regulations. Must have experience and working knowledge of NRC design criteria and requirements specific to mechanical systems and equipment design, operation, and maintenance.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Potential Lead Engineer or Area Lead on assigned projects or complex engineering assignments
  • Perform mechanical system design evaluations and provide guidance to others in the application of nuclear codes and standards and licensing requirements.
  • Write/review specifications and scopes of work
  • Adherence to Quality Assurance programs
  • Incorporate health, safety, and environmental factors in design
  • Interface with and support of other disciplines
  • Organize/plan complex mechanical engineering tasks
  • Performing design engineering tasks
  • Assessment of Risks and Reliability
  • Prepare mechanical systems and equipment design documentation to satisfy project requirements
  • Prepare mechanical equipment and bulk quantity estimates for proposals and projects
  • Prepare manpower forecasts/staffing plans
  • Support project schedule development
  • Provide assistance, as requested, in the areas of schedules, estimates, progress reports, meetings, and procurement activities
  • Assist in the development of department standards and procedures
  • Perform and check engineering studies and calculations
  • Utilize vendor data and work with personnel from other disciplines as required for the performance of designs.
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve problems
  • Review supplier drawings for information relative to design of government and commercial nuclear facilities.
  • Provide construction and commissioning support with occasional site visits.
  • Support proposal development and required estimating
  • Review supplier drawings for information relative to design of government and commercial nuclear facilities.
  • Perform squad check of vendor data and drawings from other disciplines
  • Write/review design criteria and system descriptions
  • Work with project/client/field, material procurement, permit, and subcontract activities
  • Serve as mentor to less experienced engineers
  • Assist with Supplier, NRC, Government and Internal Audits
  • Perform factory acceptance inspections and witness tests of procured equipment

Position will require occasional travel and potential for planned and unplanned overtime to meet project schedules.

To be Considered Candidates:Must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located.

Basic Job Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years work related experience in:

(1) DOD and DOE projects and operating facilities

(2) Power plant equipment and system design

(3) Engineering work processes

  • BS in engineering (or related) degree required
  • Registered professional engineer (PE) required
  • Proven experience in DOE and DOD government facility and nuclear industry mechanical design work and design related codes and standards
  • Nuclear power plant design with commercial nuclear power facilities
  • Process systems, plant equipment, mechanical system interfaces and control system interfaces
  • Possess understanding and detailed working knowledge of applicable nuclear industry codes, standards, and regulations, NRC guidance, and Standard Review Plan
  • Knowledge/familiarity of quality assurance for nuclear plant, including 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix B and 10 CFR Part 52 and ASME NQA–1
  • Ability to take complex problems and effectively simplify communication of problem and proposed resolution for lay person understanding
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, and able to effectively handle technical challenges.
  • Ability to set and meet aggressive targets
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Work effectively with clients, vendors, management, and other team members
  • Provide guidance to team members in the application of nuclear codes and standards and licensing requirements.
  • Proficient with MS Office and computer tools

Other Job Requirements

  • Proficient with MS Office and computer tools
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain US Government security clearances

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional registration and membership in technical society