Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Lake Bluff, Illinois
08 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23191BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we're proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers' success.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer.
In this position, a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:
* Assist in the developing of the project design plan (defining the types of drawings and level of detail require for the project).
* Work in close conjunction with and receive directions from Engineering and Project personnel and Principal Engineering Designer toward applying engineering concepts of designs into practicable and functional graphics.
* Develop complete complex 2D & 3D layouts, ready for checking, incorporating modified concepts in manufacturing engineering drawings.  Prepare layouts for complete apparatus characterized by critical clearances.  Specifications can be from sketch or may be statement of end results.
* Assist with reviewing engineering drawings for constructability which includes checking for: ease of interpretation, proper illustration, necessary data, correct and needed dimensioning, proper tolerances, proper weld symbols where required, proper material specifications and related note data, proper material application and sizes and related drawing format requirements such as bill of materials, proper sign-off and release of documents via business unit/department procedures.
* Calculate dimensions, tolerances, fits, slopes, weights, bends, etc.
* Assist in the coordination of design activities on assigned projects including coordination of information flow and graphic presentation and follow assignments from inception to completion.
* Interpret specifications, references, etc. in use of established drafting principles.
* Responsible for design of prototype service tooling.  Typically welding and machining tooling using in field service and repair of PWR and BWR Nuclear Power Plants.  This includes existing operating fleet and new AP1000 construction.  Travel to the work site may be required depending on the complexity and resource needs of the project. 
* This position will require the ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access to Nuclear Power Plants, worldwide.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

- A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline is required
- Minimum 4 years applicable experience required.
- Hardware design experience is a plus.
- Knowledge of ASME Code (Section III) as it relates to nuclear component design is a plus.
- Experience with 3-D modeling experience is desirable; Experience with INVENTOR OR AUTOCAD is a plus.
- Manufacturing experience is a plus.
- Excellent communication skills and positive customer interaction skills required.
*This position will require the ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access to Nuclear Power Plants, worldwide.

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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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