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Mechanical Pump Design Engineer
Duration: up to 18 months
Location: Remote
Role Summary / Purpose
The Mechanical Design Engineer will be a key member of the Engineering team and be responsible to
interfaces with multiple Engineering disciplines, Business Managers, Project Managers, and
customers. In this role you will be accountable for meeting functional, business, and broad company
objectives in support of Gen. IV advanced reactor design concepts such as the Natrium Reactor. The
Mechanical Design Engineer will be challenged with complex technical issues in a dynamic project
environment. This position contributes to the team responsible for the design of the primary sodium
mechanical pump in the Natrium Demo reactor.

Essential Responsibilities
Demonstrate accountability for cost, schedule, quality, and technical accuracy of assigned
tasks. Take personal responsibility, understanding impact of design and associated risk.
Consider customer needs and maintain open communication with interfacing engineers and
project stakeholders.
Lead and conduct mechanical design, analyses, evaluations, and verifications for the
Natrium Primary Sodium Mechanical Pump.
Responsible for supporting work on projects with low to moderate complexity.
Execute the analysis, design, test, or integration required to define the Natrium Primary
Sodium Mechanical Pump to meet business standards and program / product
Performance of fundamental engineering hand calculations and modeling.
Develop drawings and specifications to assure products can reliably meet all engineering
and quality requirements.
Maintaining focus to assessing causality and risk.
Preparing and presenting technical data to internal customers.

Lead/facilitate discussion and information exchange to promote open dialogue including
working effectively in a matrixed team environment.
Ensuring that product designs meet all intended application and design requirements by
working with experts in other functional teams.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related area from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of 5 years of experience working with Mechanical Pump Design.
U.S. Citizenship is required for these positions.
Additional Desired Characteristics
In-depth knowledge of major reactor systems and their operation.
In-depth knowledge of reactivity control systems for existing fleet nuclear power plants.
Proven technical skills within project management environment.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to write organized
engineering documents.
Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Systems experience, Professional Engineering License, or
Advanced Degree from an accredited college or university.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills, including a minimum of 2 years of experience as a lead or lead
contributor on major projects.
Knowledge of nuclear plant systems and analyses techniques, commercial plant outages, and
nuclear industry practices.
Experience with design, evaluation, and operation of nuclear power plant components.
Knowledge of the ASME/AWS codes.
Proficiency with Autodesk Inventor 3D CAD design.
Proficiency with ANSYS FEA analysis.

Empyrean Services is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other protected status.

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