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Mechanical Engineer I, II, or III

Mineral, VA 23117

Posted: 05/31/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 563991 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: Rate should reflect years of relevant engineering experience
  • Engineer I: 0-2 years  - $30-37
  • Engineer II: 3+ years - $40-50
  • Engineer Ill: 5+ years - $75-85


The engineer will be performing the duties of a system engineer. Duties include...

Primary/Secondary Systems Engineering and Maintenance Support Engineering
  • Duties include the development and implementation of trending & monitoring plans to ensure system and component health
  • Development of short and long term plans to improve system and component reliability
  • Performance of causal evaluations to prevent equipment failures, as well as the development of engineering technical evaluations supporting plant operation.
  • Additional duties include providing support for functional testing as well as both planned and emergent equipment maintenance.

General Related Engineering Duties
  • Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research and design.
  • Provides cost analysis as needed and develops recommendation based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review.
  • Levels are distinguished by increased complexity in application of engineering skills required.
  • Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying standard or well defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Uses judgment in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications.
  • Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require investigation of a limited number of variables.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
  • Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals
  • Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position
  • Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives
  • Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.)
  • Planning, organizational and project management skills
  • Effective decision making skills
  • Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.

Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written (includes technical writing)
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems
  • Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills
  • Equally effective working independently or in a team environment

Years of Experience:
  • Engineer I: 0-2 years of relevant engineering experience
  • Engineer II: 3+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • Engineer Ill: 5+ years of relevant engineering experience.

  • Possess a 4-year Engineering degree from an ABET accredited Engineering program based on the year that the Engineering program was accredited by ABET, or
Other Education:
  • Possess a 4-year Engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the country's own Engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the country's accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved, or
  • Possess a 4-year degree in Engineering (non-ABET accredited), Physics, Chemistry, Math or Engineering Technology and a post-graduate Engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same Engineering discipline is ABET-accredited based on the year the Engineering program was accredited by ABET

  • Experience in the Commercial Nuclear Industry is preferred

  • Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license preferred but not required
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