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[Mechanical Engineer] Mechanical Engineer - Level 3 and 4 JS 2784

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Spectra Tech is an engineering, environmental, and nuclear services company that provides high-quality and cost-effective technical solutions for U.S. Federal agencies, government contractors, and private commercial companies worldwide.
Spectra Tech Inc. is in need of a Mechanical Engineer Level 1 or 2 for a position in Los Alamos, NM.

Position Location:

This position is located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Los Alamos is a tight-knit mountain community that consistently ranks as one of Livability.comís Best Small Towns in America. For two years in a row, Los Alamos County has ranked as the healthiest county in the nation according to a U.S. News report. The city is a top spot for outdoor enthusiasts as it has more than 120 hiking and biking trails, and residents enjoy easy access to the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Thanks to the University of New Mexico-Los Alamosí presence in the area, Los Alamos also has a college-town vibe thatís a major draw for young professionals, families and retirees.

Position Summary:

The Engineering organization has openings for a variety of engineering disciplines to support facility operations, maintenance, and new facility projects through design, construction, and commissioning. This position is for an early career Mechanical Engineer that will be part of a multi-discipline engineering organization providing engineering services in full compliance with our company Engineering Standards, Procedures, and relevant codes and standards. The position will support engineering design, fabrication, construction, inspections, and acceptance for the facilities, systems, and components. Experience in engineering aspects for design and maintenance of the following types of systems are preferred, but not required:

Control systems
Pressurized fluid systems
Nuclear ventilation systems
Mobile Equipment
Well Drilling
Code Welding
Previous experience as a qualified CSE is a plus but not required.

While working to achieve the company's objectives, the Mechanical Engineer will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner; will maintaining required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):

Provide day-to-day engineering support to operations, maintenance, and project management organizations.
Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of limited scope and complexity.
Contribute to completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
Interface and coordinate with other engineering disciplines, organizations, and customers in completion of assigned tasks.
Prepare engineering drawings, specifications, and calculations for design packages.
Develop maintenance requirements for systems and equipment.
Assess compliance of existing systems and identify corrective actions.
Establish quality assurance requirements for material procurements.
Perform field walk downs of existing structures and systems to develop accurate as-built documentation.
Implement the company's Conduct of Engineering Program
Utilize strong ethics and conduct of operations principles to ensure fully compliant engineering deliverables.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

Level 3:

Thorough understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts of engineered systems and component maintenance requirements
Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult technical problems.
Demonstrate advanced understanding in the application of national codes and standards including the ASME, ANSI, ASHRAE, AWS, DOE-O-420.1C etc.
Demonstrated broad-based design experience with engineered systems.
Skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks under general supervision and guidance. Independently determine and develop approach to problem solutions.
Contribute to completion of specific programs or projects.
Ability to organize own work independently in order to meet established objectives, using discretion in performing duties
Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with project stakeholders and other customers
Level 4:

Extensive technical expertise and full knowledge of other related disciplines.
Demonstrate advanced understanding in the application of national codes and standards such as ASME, ANSI, ASHRAE, AWS, ISA, DOE O 420.1C, DOE-STD-1189 etc.
Demonstrated broad-based design experience in new or existing facilities
Advanced skills and ability to perform complex engineering tasks without requiring appreciable direction.
Ability to organize project work independently in order to meet established objectives.
Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with project stakeholders and other customers
Education and Experience Required:

Level 3: Bachelors' degree in Nuclear, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, or other engineering discipline from an ABET university. A five (5) years in responsible charge of mechanical engineering experience and relative experience. At least 2 years of nuclear experience preferred, but not required.

Level 4: Bachelors' degree in Nuclear, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical or other engineering discipline from an ABET university. A nine (9) years in responsible charge of mechanical engineering work and relevant experience. At least 5 years of nuclear experience preferred, but not required.

Benefits and Salary:

Spectra Tech offers all full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k) with employer matching, medical, dental, vision, paid PTO, and more. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

Business Associations:

Level 3: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Level 4: Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Impact:

Level 3: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious programs delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

Level 4: Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Normally assigned to perform work in an office environment. Will perform field walkdowns of facilities and systems. Site work may involve exposure to typical industrial hazards and controlled radiological environments. Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the discipline.

Safety, Security, and Quality

While working to achieve the company's objectives, the Mechanical Engineer will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner to include protecting the confidentiality and integrity of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This role will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

Diversity & Inclusiveness

Spectra Tech is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Spectra Tech will ensure no applicant for employment or employee is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.


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