Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Chattanooga, Tennessee
04 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   22329BR

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 Mechanical Design Engineer in our Nuclear Services Group. Westinghouse Nuclear Services provides the technology solutions and services that keep operating nuclear plants operating... safely, efficiently and cost-effectively.
In this position, a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:
-Our Design and Analysis team provides designs for major components of Nuclear Steam Supply systems, including steam generators, reactor vessels and pressurizers. The team is designing components for the AP1000 Nuclear Power Plant, the Westinghouse Advanced Passive NSSS design that is currently being built, as well as replacement components for operating plants. Designs include advanced materials and features based upon 3-dimensional design tools.
- Work with the engineering team to perform design, analysis, fabrication oversight and hardware delivery of major components.
- Interface with multiple engineering disciplines such as structural analysis, thermal-hydraulics, materials/welding, drafting and manufacturing facilities.
- Prepare technical presentations and written communications for customers and management.
- Write commercial proposals and prepare cost estimates.
- Occasional travel, both domestic and international, to customer and vendor facilities to provide on-site support, presentations, or aid in issue resolution. Most travel assignments will be 1-3 weeks, but a travel assignment could be 1-3 months.

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, along with a minimum of 3 years experience.
- Experience in implementation of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code as it relates to nuclear component design is preferred.
- Fabrication and/or welding experience preferred.  
- Experience with 3-D modeling experience is desirable
- Experience with FEA modeling is desirable; Experience with ANSYS is a plus.
- Excellent communication skills and positive customer interaction skills required.
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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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