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Mechanical Equipment Engineer - 4+ years

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

Job Description:

Mechanical Equipment Engineer II Introduction Merrick & Company is looking for an experienced Mechanical Equipment Engineer for Los Alamos, NM office to serve as a staff engineer 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 position. This position is located in Los Alamos, 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 The Mechanical Engineer II will perform detailed design and analysis of custom equipment, individually and as part of design team. Typical equipment includes containment systems (gloveboxes, hoods), material handling equipment, small scale process piping & equipment, furnace systems, metal working systems (mills, lathes, rolling machines) and pressure vessels. Scope/Key Responsibility 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. Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality. Responsibilities include coordinating / leading the detailed phases of a design and working directly with other engineering disciplines. Required Experience + Minimum of three (3) years design engineering experience. + Demonstrated capability in the design of custom equipment and/or containment systems, development of design documentation including fabrication drawings, engineering analyses, strength of materials calculations, fabrication and procurement specifications and a basic knowledge in the selection of materials. + Proficient with 3D design software (PTC Creo or ProE preferred) + Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Sciences in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET Accredited Program is required. Engineering Technology degree will not be considered. + Working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel). + Excellent written communication skills + Applicant must be able and willing to obtain a DOE clearance. + Minimum of one (1) year experience in glovebox ergonomics preferred + Familiarity with AutoCad a plus. + Experience in the DOE and DOD market segments a plus. + PE License required for internal promotion + Local candidates preferred. + Client projects for this position require US Citizenship + Remote work with frequent travel to the office will be considered. 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: 2021-2780 External Company Name: Merrick & Company External Company URL: Street: 600 6th Street

Keywords: Merrick & Company, Santa Fe , Mechanical Equipment Engineer - 4+ years, Other , Los Alamos, New Mexico

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