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Mechanical Equipment Designer I

Company: Merrick & Company
Location: Los Alamos
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Mechanical Equipment Designer I Introduction Merrick & Company is looking for an entry level Mechanical Equipment Designer for our Los Alamos, NM office to work on technology projects for the Department of Energy (DOE). This group specializes in the design of prototype/one-off custom equipment, gloveboxes, hot cells, specialty research equipment and custom-designed mechanisms for handling radioactive and hazardous materials. This is a full-time permanent position. Los Alamos is a small community located in the scenic high desert of Northern New Mexico. Los Alamos offers access to a wealth of outdoor activities, a family-friendly community, an excellent public school system and a low crime rate. The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing custom solutions, mentoring a team and the outdoor life-style of Northern New Mexico. Job Description Mechanical Equipment Designer I will work directly with small teams to produce 3D models, drawings and fabrication packages of custom equipment with direction from the project engineer. Typical equipment includes containment systems (gloveboxes, hot cells, cleanrooms), material handling equipment, small scale process piping & equipment, furnace systems, metal working systems (mills, lathes, rolling machines) and pressure vessels. Scope/Key Responsibilities Detailed design activities include preparation of component, subassembly and main assembly Creo (Pro/E) models; creating detailed fabrication drawing packages; creating detailed Bills of Materials and completing equipment datasheets. Establishes model structure and drawing tree architecture for distinct deliverables and is responsible for establishing and maintaining file naming conventions and Windchill folders. Design activities are conducted following regimented quality assurance / quality control procedures. Required Experience + Degree Requirements: Associates Degree or Technical College Certification required if no previous experience OR + A minimum of one (1) year of experience in related field required. + Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship. + Must demonstrate basic knowledge of or aptitude for Creo (Pro/E) and Windchill. + Familiarity with other 3D systems (CATIA, SolidWorks), 2D software (AutoCAD preferred), and Autodesk Revit a plus. + Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of software. + Demonstrated capability in the design of custom equipment and/or containment systems, development of design documentation including fabrication drawings, equipment datasheets and design record documents. + Experience in the DOE and DOD market segments a plus. + Experience in the Aerospace Ground Support Equipment market segments a plus. + Hands-on experience with our typical equipment a plus. + Local candidates preferred. Physical Requirements + The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation. + 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. + Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to computers, copiers, printers, scanners, and plotters. Additional Information Apply online only. No email, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted. 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 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. Job ID: 2021-2763 External Company Name: Merrick & Company External Company URL: Street: 600 6th Street

Keywords: Merrick & Company, Santa Fe , Mechanical Equipment Designer I, Other , Los Alamos, New Mexico

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