General Electric Wilmington , NC 28412
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description Summary
Mechanical Engineer will contribute to a team responsible for new reactor development and existing fleet support.
Mechanical Design engineers will develop design specifications, create and mature design concepts, provide procurement support, and generate other drawings and design documentation as required.
Mechanical Analysis Engineers will perform analyses on parts and components which may include stress, fracture, thermal and dynamic loads, and vibration.
The Engineer will operate in a matrixed engineering team to ensure high quality deliverables in accordance with customer requirements, business procedures and regulatory agency guidelines.
Roles and Responsibilities
Requires interface with business project managers, technical project engineers and other business functions and partners.
Develop new products & design modifications to improve existing products
Understand the fabrication processes for component and assemblies, the post fabrication transportation and handling and the customer application requirements for fuel products and services
Prepare drawings and specifications for new and existing fuel designs
Provide well written, well organized documented engineering analyses to assure design adequacy
Perform design reviews and production readiness reviews
Address emergent customer and manufacturing issues
Work closely with sourcing and manufacturing to support cost reduction activities
Design test procedures and perform testing to address component and assembly adequacy
Develop procedures and work to improve engineering productivity
Apply engineering fundamentals and 1st order engineering principles to establish and/or confirm expected performance.
Engage customers to define scope, review results, and discuss technical risks.
Work with the technical leader to establish an effective work plan, including time estimates, schedule estimates, requirements and work processes.
Nuclear Industry knowledge / experience
Demonstrated problem solving ability and ability to perform complex engineering analyses resulting in thorough and complete documentation
BWR/PWR fuel technology or reactor experience
Strong communication skills and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
Knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, vibration analysis, heat transfer, Finite Element Analysis, statistics and drafting practices (including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and CAD)
Ability to work effectively within a highly collaborative environment
A self-starter willing to take initiative
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes