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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for Sr Eng II-Senior Equipment Stress Engineer opportunities for our customer in Richland, WA to support the Waste Treatment Plant at the Hanford Site.
Full Time Office Project No Telework
Sr Eng II-Senior Equipment Stress Engineer
Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the Northwest.
Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.
You will be working as member of the Equipment Analysis Group designing and analyzing complex mechanical equipment. You will be preparing design documentation, performing calculations using engineering software, and preparing specifications for complex mechanical equipment used in the waste treatment process and support systems.
Experience with computational fluid dynamic (CFD) software to support structural and thermal analyses. WTP prefers STAR-CCM+ or ANSYS Fluent.
Experience with finite element analysis (FEA) software for structural and thermal analyses. WTP prefers ANSYS.
Experience using industry standards such as ASME Section VIII, ASME B31.3, AISC ASD, and AISC N690.
Experience producing equipment design calculations.
Experience producing design documents, including specifications and datasheets that incorporate the applicable design requirements, including nuclear safety requirements.
The primary role of the Senior Equipment Stress Engineer is to collect the process, mechanical, controls, safety, and other requirements for the process equipment in order to develop highly detailed documents and calculations for the equipment to meet the applicable requirements. The primary products of the Equipment Analysis Group are design calculations validating the suitability of equipment for use on project.
Perform equipment analyses using CFD or FEA software to produce equipment design calculations, as well as perform reviews of analyses and other submittals prepared by equipment vendors.
Resolve technical issues related to the equipment design and discuss them with other disciplines, groups, suppliers and the customer.
Interface and coordinate with other engineering disciplines in the development of the design.
Support the production of the equipment drawings. This may be performed as an individual contributor or leading other engineers.
Prepare reports and studies in resolving open technical issues related to the equipment design.
Support development of cost estimates and schedules for mechanical equipment.
Ensure work is performed to the projects quality standards for nuclear facilities while executing to the schedule.
Level 1: Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering (or equivalent) with minimum of 9 years of experience. Related experience includes, but is not limited to, the design and fabrication of complex equipment, experience with liquid & gas handling equipment preferred (vessels, tanks, air handling equipment, mixers, etc.)
Level 2: Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering (or equivalent) with minimum of 13 years of experience. Related experience includes, but is not limited to, the design and fabrication of complex equipment, experience with liquid & gas handling equipment preferred (vessels, tanks, air handling equipment, mixers, etc.
Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards; particularly fabrication and construction of process equipment, including ASME Section VIII, ASME B31.3, AISC ASD, AISC N690, etc.
Significant experience using CFD analysis software (such as STAR-CCM+ and/or ANSYS Fluent).
Understanding of fluid dynamics, specifically fluid flow, heat transfer and acoustics.
Experience working with procedures employing quality assurance programs such as ASME-NQA-1, MIL-Q-9858A, or ISO-9000.
Broad knowledge of the application of Mechanical Engineering design principles
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), work well with others, and is flexible.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site. (Even if teleworking, must still be able to comply with security requirements to obtain a badge)
Must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.
Professional Engineering license.
MS degree in Engineering (Mechanical or related).
Experience in DOE or commercial nuclear facilities, particularly in equipment design analysis.
Experience using STAR-CCM+ and/or ANSYS Fluent CFD Software Packages?
Experience using ANSYS Finite Element Analysis Software (Mechanical APDL or Workbench).
Experience performing equipment analyses using FEA software to produce equipment structural design calculations?
Understanding of equipment design; specifically structural, thermal and dynamic (e.g. seismic modal and response spectra) analyses.
Knowledge of Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.
If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website: www.edgewatertech.net/careers
Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so. We look forward to hearing from you!
Salary is commensurate with education, experience and unique qualifications, and may range between $40 to $87 hourly.
Benefits may be structured to best suit your needs. We offer paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401 (k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning DAY 1.
WORKING WITH EDGEWATER
Founded in 2003, Edgewater is a professional and technical services firm supporting the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S., U.K., and Canadian Commercial Nuclear Industry, and private sector businesses involved in high-hazard or complex operations. Edgewater proudly offers expertise in numerous technical disciplines necessary to support operational environments where Integrated Safety Management and formal, disciplined operations are essential to ensure safety, quality, security, and regulatory compliance.
Edgewater is committed to recruiting and maintaining a staff of highly skilled professionals to support our customers. In keeping with this objective, we offer highly competitive salaries and employee benefit packages structured to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401 (k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning DAY 1.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Edgewater is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.
View all Edgewater opportunities at www.edgewatertech.net/careers