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[Mechanical Engineer] Applied Mechanics Engineer

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Provide design engineering staff augmentation support to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS). Primary responsibilities include pipe stress analysis and stress analysis of equipment, structures, the design of pressure vessels by traditional closed form solutions and finite element analysis, and determination of loading conditions from natural phenomena accidents (wind, tornado missiles, earthquakes), explosions (internal and external to component) and impact events. Responsibilities also include the sizing and selection of pressure relief devices and pressure equipment fitness for service evaluations. Additional responsibilities include performing field walk-downs to verify and document as-installed conditions.
Engineering services shall be provided using SRNS processes and procedures. Programmatic guidance will be provided by SRNS.


Education: BS Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or current registration as a Professional Engineer in Mechanical or Civil Engineering

Experience/Skills: Candidate must demonstrate eighteen (18) years of experience in the NQA-1 compliant design, specification, and fabrication of pressure vessels, tanks, equipment and structures with ability to interpret the results relative to code compliance or failure. Experience in the use of Compress and MathCAD software is required (there will be no opportunity to learn on-the-job, candidate must be ready to perform analysis upon joining group). Candidate must have a working knowledge of ASME B31.1, ASME B31.3, ASME Section VIII Division 1 and ASME Section VIII Division 2 stress design rules. Extensive experience with the sizing and selection of pressure relief devices and pressure equipment fitness for service evaluations is also required. Knowledge of structural codes (AISC/LRFD, etc.) is required. Ability to present results in clear concise written NQA-1 compliant documents is required.
Candidate must be able to perform field walk-downs of the job site for the engineering work being performed. These walk-downs may involve construction sites with uneven surfaces and work in progress, walking for distances over a half mile, climbing ladders to access remote areas, dressing out in protective clothing and environments where a respirator is required.

Previous Savannah River Site (SRS) design engineering or DOE facility experience is preferred.

Work Hours: A 40-hour work week is scheduled. SRNS utilizes various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), and 9/80s (9 hours/day, five days on week A and 4 days on week B). Work week excludes SRNS holidays. Each workday has a 30-minute unpaid lunch.

Area Security Access: Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L security clearance. Candidates who have possessed an active DOE L security clearance within the past two years are preferred.

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