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Mechanical Engineer / Test Specs Writer - 3+ months position in Oregon

Posted by: Empyrean Services <> on September 17, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
State: Oregon
Country: United States

Prepare test specifications to establish the test and hardware configuration, environmental conditions, and data acquisition requirements for testing to characterize the performance of control elements intended for use as part of a RXM Handling Machine.
The person in this position will apply technical knowledge, codes and standards, industry expertise, and interpersonal communications skills to develop test specifications that establish levels of performance for underwater machine vision systems, and the use of inclinometers used in a dynamic operating situation. This equipment is being considered for incorporation of an integrated control system utilized to control underwater material handling equipment.

Performs system engineering on material handling, inspection and control systems.
Prepares, checks, and reviews engineering reports, system descriptions and specifications, drawings, calculations, and other design documents.
Works on complex tasks in multiple and diverse.
Develops and maintains engineering standards and criteria.
Supports and manages systems engineering and process design planning.
Plans, organizes, and performs complex assignments in a team
Supports and manages procurement of services and equipment.
Provides mentoring and technical direction to less experienced engineers.
Performs other duties as assigned.

To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.
• Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information Uses own judgment and acts independently, seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.
• Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all, edits work for accuracy and clarity, is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
• Creativity/Innovation: Able to identify new or alternative solutions to improve equipment operating efficiency and reliability, or to overcome technical challenges. Actively contributes ideas and opinions.
• Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
• Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.
• Dependability: Accountable to team members and honors work commitments, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.
• Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization, setting expectations and requirements and achieving accountability of supervised. Leads consensus by involving all stakeholders, facilitating their understanding of differences, agreeing on requirements and constraints, and developing the best solution.
• Safety Culture: Adheres to the company’s Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.

• Education: BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Nuclear Engineering from a four year accredited (ABET preferred) college or university. A PE license in Mechanical, Electrical, or Nuclear Engineering is desirable.
• Experience: 5-8 years of relevant professional Demonstrated experience required in:
Implementing engineering design processes to design major mechanical equipment and Planning, preparing, and checking mechanical design documents for major mechanical equipment and systems.
Experience with machine vision systems, robotics and/or automated equipment development is desired. A strong electro-mechanical design background desired.
• Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
• Overall Job Knowledge and Performance: In-depth understanding of engineering concepts, principles
• Skills: Strong technical writing, good communication, computer, presentation and interpersonal skills. Exceptional organization skills and ability to manage complex projects with multiple work phases.
• Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1 preferred.

Empyrean Services is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled)

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