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[Mechanical Engineer] Mechanical Design Engineer (Nuc)

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System One has an immediate need for a Mechanical Design Engineer in Chattanooga, TN for a long-term contract with TVA supporting Sequoyah Nuclear Plant:


Job Summary / Purpose

This job will support a project to replace the Traveling Water Screens at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant. The new screens will be fish friendly per 40CFR125. Job responsibilities include development of the Engineering Change Package in the CMISDP software, issuance of procurement requests, design of the screen wash pump and piping system, and any other mechanical engineering aspects of the project. This position may lead to a TVA full time position.

Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of mechanical engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.

Performs work which involves conventional mechanical engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements.

Work requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good knowledge of and practices of related specialty.

As a fully competent mechanical engineer in all conventional experience aspects of the subject matter of the functional area of the assignments, plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Devises new approaches to problems encountered.

Required sufficient professional experience to ensure competence as a fully trained worker.

Provides procurement, field engineering including walkdowns, modifications/maintenance, and testing support.


Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering degrees from an accredited curriculum, plus appropriate continuing education.

Licensed professional engineer desirable.

Membership in professional and technical societies is desirable.

For fire protection employees: must be member grade SFPE and hold all designated restrictions. Fire protection engineering degree is recommended.

Must have demonstrated proficiency in mechanical engineering as evidenced by completion of Engineering Graduate Progression Plan or equivalent post engineering graduate education and experience.

Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable. Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability. Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by TVAN procedures during peak periods. Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.


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