Mechanical Engineer III

Merrick Oak Ridge , TN 37831

Posted 2 months ago

Overview Merrick is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join a team of engineering and design personnel serving the Nuclear Services & Technology Business Unit in our project office in Oak Ridge, TN. This dynamic multi-discipline engineering group specializes in 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 This experienced 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. Minimum of eight (8) 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. Preferred Familiarity with ASME B31.3 Familiarity with ASME Section VIII, Division 1 and/or 2 Familiarity of pipe line sizing calculations, sizing of pressure relief valves, sizing of pressure control valves Physical Requirements Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation. Be able to work in an environment with open discussions and visitors without getting distracted.

May be required to lift up to 20 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Additional Information Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company is a federal contractor subject to Executive Order No. 14042 and requires vaccination. All individuals hired by Merrick are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) opportunity, 401(k) options, and paid time off (PTO). This position is also eligible for annual performance and spot bonuses. We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs. Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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