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Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer  ,   Posted: 2/14/2023
Job Description

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Job Category:

Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Position Type:



1-5 Years

Design Engineering is seeking a dedicated candidate to join our On-Site Engineering team located in Mercury, NV. This team is responsible for supporting low to medium rigor projects, emerging project issues, and support to facilities engineering, infrastructure facilities management and Construction Department. The selected candidate may also provide support as needed to the Engineering Department. The team may participate on walk-downs, generate sketches, as built drawings help develop conceptual designs, and evaluate existing systems with facility owners. The selected individual should be able to work on multiple projects, maintain a high level of detail, work well with technical personnel adapt to project demands, and be capable of completing work load with little oversight.


  • Contribute to a dynamic design engineering team, providing across wide range of mechanical engineering support functions on projects for nuclear and non nuclear facility upgrades and modifications including design, analysis, equipment and parts sizing/selection, specifications, drawings/diagrams, oversight, planning and verifying design/documentation comply with  applicable requirements, industry codes and standards and DOE requirements.  
  • Experience in developing mechanical design packages to install, replace or upgrade existing systems /equipment that requires preparation and checking of design drawings, specifications and  calculations, and system design descriptions for mechanical designs of  HVAC, plumbing or utilities, systems infrastructure.
  • Experience in preparing calculations, applications of engineering methods and application of technology aided engineering tools to facilitiy and analysis-based engineering challenges.
  • Experience in defining project scope and producing an estimate of engineering efforts, cost and schedule.
  • Devise solutions to highly complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions may require resolving conflicting customer expectations and design requirements, utilizing unconventional technology and materials, and cross-disciplinary integration. 
  • Interface and coordinate with other engineering disciplines and customers's facility engineers, crafts during design and construction.
  • Focus on projects of substantial complexity and broad scope, requiring interdisciplinary coordination. 
  • Interpret and adapt pertinent codes and standards and guidelines for specific cases. 
  • Evaluate processes, procedures, and work instructions to improve performance. 
  • Define customer needs and develop technical proposals. 
  • Conduct or lead research; develop and design new instrumentation, equipment, and procedures for testing and solving problems; presents papers; and keeps abreast of new technological developments, methods or materials, keeping management informed of important new advances. 
  • Direct the work of contractors and suppliers by ensuring their efforts are integrated and focused on established objectives. 
  • Ensure processes and deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare work statements for complex subcontracts and procurements, evaluates bids and makes recommendation for awards. Define customer needs and develops scope of work. Ensure design deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

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  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) with 10 or more years of experience working as a member of project team in the design of mechanical systems/equipment and analysis of nuclear and/or non-nuclear facilities.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems and equipment design codes (ASME, ANSI, API, NACE etc.).
  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards, DOE orders, standards and guidance pertinent to mechanical engineering discipline.
  • Ability to produce designs utilizing REVI, Auto CAD, TRACE, IES and experience with mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge; graduate research experience may be recognized.
  • Ability to support construction execution including timely review of submittals, request for information, design changes and assist in non -conformance issues, validation of commissioning documentations and produce accurate as-built documentations.
  • Experience in as-built process, analysis, and discovery of older facilities that require modifications.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey information to design team member and customers.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers and provide practical advice on implementation of solutions for organizational goals
  • PE license is desired but not is required.


Additional requirements:

  • Prior Department of Energy complex or commercial nuclear industry work experience desired but not is required. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member and leader to ensure task and project success.


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