The Systems Engineer – Nuclear Systems provides expert technical oversight, direction, and consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of mechanical components, products and systems. The Systems Engineer – Nuclear Systems performs broad-based mechanical design and development including requirements assessment, mechanical/physical architecture, key components selection and design through integration, test, operations, and maintenance.
Leads large, complex mechanical/materials/thermodynamic, and structural engineering assignments with clear and specified objectives; utilizes conventional specification and/or Interface Control Document development, and
Recommends system design alterations and enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures from an assembly, transportation, construction, operations, maintenance, or decommissioning
Creates advanced engineering solutions and leads junior engineers through the mechanical engineering design, analysis, fabrication, assembly and test process
Leads reviews and presentations for internal company design reviews and customer design reviews in regard to mechanical configuration and related structures, systems, and components
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to develop and work from a personal task list
Ability to make decisions based on sound engineering calculations and judgment
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task with exceptional organizational skills
Ability to function in a dynamic environment with changing requirements and priorities
Ability to lead technical activities and provide guidance to lesser experienced engineering and technical team members
Provide effective leadership through direct communication and cooperative work with customers
Ability to independently solve advanced technical problems
Ability to interpret customer needs and to develop system requirements
Ability to interpret test results and develop system usage/integration plans
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be eligible to apply for and possess a U.S. security clearance with either the Dept. of Defense or the Dept. of Energy
Seven to ten years of professional experience in Thermo-Dynamic, Mechanical or Systems design, analysis, or test engineering discipline
Master’s Degree or other advanced degree(s) in Mechanical Engineering, Materials
Technical proficiency in the assigned area of mechanical engineering discipline – performing design, analysis, development, research, testing, and/or Validation & Verification activities
Three years as a lead engineer, providing direction to a team of junior designer, engineers, and analysts in the development of complex systems
Knowledge with at least one of the following tools: CREO, SolidWorks, NX, FEMAP, ANSYS, Visio, Matlab, with applications to complex, dynamic mechanical systems.
Able to effectively communicate results and analytical findings verbally and in writing.