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Mechanical Designer

Richland, WA 99352

Posted: 12/05/2023 Job Number: 32731

Job Description

Position Summary

You will be working as part of the Mechanical Handling team designing the areas of material handling equipment, treatment and vitrification systems, and/or supporting utilities. You will be preparing 3D Models, detail drawings, design proposal drawings, and simulations. The ideal candidate will have some experience in mechanical handling or equipment procurement. You will be interfacing and coordinating with other engineering disciplines and the client in the development of the design.


The primary role of the Mechanical Designer is meeting with engineers to establish their requirements for a new or existing mechanical designs.
Working on CAD software, such as Solidworks, Microstation and IGRIP, to create drawings and models in line with the design drawings and specifications.
Creating designs in accordance with company regulations and client standards and values.
Perform work using company Standard Application Programs (BSAPs) and appropriate 2-D and 3-D computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering (CAD and CAE) tools (Solidworks, IGRIP, Microstation).
Support the procurement of equipment by developing procurement packages, reviewing quotations and evaluating them technically;review of vendor submittals and resolution of technical issues during the procurement of mechanical equipment.
Support the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Qualification and Skills

Basic Qualifications

Level 1 - BS degree in Mechanical, Mechanical Technology, Chemical, or Nuclear Engineering from an accredited university or college with 1 year of related experience.
Level 2 - BS degree in Mechanical, Mechanical Technology, Chemical, or Nuclear Engineering from an accredited university or college with 3 years of related experience.

Additional Qualifications

Knowledge of current computer applications for engineering and design including appropriate knowledge of CAD (both 2-D and 3-D).
Knowledge and ability to utilize Microsoft office suite of products.
Familiar with regulations and industry codes and standards affecting complex engineering work within discipline.
Familiar with effort required to prepare standard discipline deliverables and knows how to prepare standard engineering budgets and schedules within discipline.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site. 
Must possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship
Engineering-in-training (or equivalent) in Mechanical, Chemical, or Nuclear Engineering.
Experience in equipment design analysis in DOE or commercial nuclear facilities.

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Jason T. Brewster

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