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Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: AE-000226
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge

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Atkins is currently seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our Oak Ridge Energy Team as Mechanical Engineer.

Job Description:

Serves as Subject Matter Expert on mechanical/nuclear ventilation design, procurement, construction, installation, testing, and safety matters; qualifies as a Systems Engineer as assigned.


Inspects and approves, or provides oversight for inspection and approval of systems, structures and components (SSCs) (including commercial or custom equipment, assemblies, or materials) within their area of expertise and develops familiarity with SSCs defined in the facility's Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR), Configuration Items list, and non- DSA systems.


Interprets and monitors compliance with applicable codes, standards, guides, and contractual requirements for nuclear ventilation systems (e.g. ASHRAE, ASME AG-I, ASME N509, ASME N5IO, DOE-HDBK-1169, DOE-G 420.1-lA, DOE-STD-3020, etc.); approves designs and installation of commercial or custom equipment, assemblies, or materials.


Permits alternate methods where it is assured that equivalent objectives can be achieved by establishing and maintaining effective safety equal to or exceeding established codes, regulations, and standards.


Prepares Facility Modifications, Field Change Notices, Engineering Change Responses, drawings, and sketches as required.


Performs or participates in Design Reviews, Equivalency Evaluations, and Commercial Grade/Legacy Item Dedications as assigned.


Consults with cognizant experts in other areas before a decision is reached on items outside their expertise, such as fire, nuclear safety, ES&H, etc.

 
Prepares designs, documents, and procedures; ensures that the complexity is appropriate for the application; maintains knowledge and configuration management of as-built SSCs.


Supports the execution of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture.


Performs other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements:


Possesses executive ability as is required for performance of the position and has through experience and/or education, the knowledge of standards and work practices used in the installation, operations, construction, testing, and maintenance of mechanical/nuclear ventilation equipment and systems.


Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.


Strong communication, verbal and written skills.



Education/Experience:

 


Baccalaureate in in engineering or related science.


Minimum 8 years job-related experience with 3 years nuclear/DOE experience preferred.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter (US citizenship required), and must be able to obtain and maintain a Q clearance.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.


US citizenship required for Atkins Global Isotek Systems project positions.


We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: http://axis.na.atkinsglobal.com/na/aboutus/CorporateAdministration/Documents/EEO_Statement.pdf



 

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