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Mechanical Engineer 3
Job Function/Family: Engineering – Mechanical
Total Positions: 1 for Kewaunee Power Plant in Kewaunee, WI
Target Salary: target salary in the $125k range and 10% bonus
Direct Hire

JOB SUMMARY
Initiates and develops mechanical equipment designs. May use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments. Able to take mechanical systems from concept through to commissioning and testing. Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Makes decisions independently on complex engineered systems, commensurate with experience and seniority.

JOB DUTIES/TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES
• Performs a variety of engineering calculations using traditional engineering methods to document compliance with project and code requirements, which may include stress calculations, limits and fits and equipment sizing.
• Generates and is fully conversant with drawings, layout drawings, arrangement, assembly and detail drawings, specifications and data sheets.
• Assists in the preparation and approval of design documents and plant modifications, including supervision of designers in document development in accordance with approved procedures, processes and design requirements.
• Provides technical expertise and guidance to develop, manage and implement engineering analysis, activities and programs to identify and resolve equipment and system problems.
• Familiar with national codes and standards appropriate to the Mechanical Engineering discipline.
• Ensures relevant design criteria, specifications, practices, procedures and codes and site design and safety and licensing basis are used in preparation of design media.
• Interfaces with staff, within the team and supporting sub-contractors to ensure work is completed in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that safety is an integral element embodied in equipment design and specification.
• Works in multi-discipline teams on project-based work and ensures integration of design across multiple disciplines.
• Performs checking to ensure accuracy of design media in accordance with company policies and procedures and client expectations.
• Works to assign schedules ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of work and initiates corrective measures to overcome delays.
• Understands, complies and is responsible for working to environmental health and safety policies and procedures and attends meetings as required. Provides supervision and leadership to members of the design team, commensurate with seniority.
• Recommends new equipment, concepts and techniques to improve performance, simplify design, reduce costs, correct design flaws or to comply with changes in client requirements, codes or regulations.
• Performs independent research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of plant changes and design modifications.
• Supports installation and testing of site systems and components.
• Participates in the preparation of cost estimates for engineering services to internal and external clients and coordinates work assignments to meet project-established schedules and budgets.
• Relies on experience and judgment.
• Works under limited supervision.
• Significant creativity and latitude is expected.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education
• Bachelor's degree required in Mechanical engineering or related technical degree or equivalent

Certifications
• None required
• Professional Engineering License preferred

Required Experience
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience

REQUIRED AND DESIRED SKILLS
• Strong communication skills
• Advanced computer skills, including the use of Mechanical Equipment design software and Microsoft Office
• Detailed knowledge in functional discipline and its practical application
• Detailed knowledge of industry codes and regulations

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
• Ability to carry up to 10 pounds; handle and reach below shoulder
• Ability to use hands to accomplish tasks as assigned
• Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb and bend/stoop
• Ability to effectively communicate; pass audiogram in hearing conservation program as required by location
• Ability to see close and distance; basic colors/shades
• Ability to work inside an office, outside and in extreme temperatures
• Ability to work with moving objects/hazardous machines and slippery/uneven walking surfaces
• Ability to work alone and work with others
• Ability to drive a vehicle and travel overnight; perform under deadline pressure


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