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Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation Research & Development Mechanical Engineer in Niskayuna, New York

Job Title

Research & Development Mechanical Engineer

Job Classification

Salary/Exempt

Organizational Unit

Naval Nuclear Laboratory -> Reactor Servicing -> Reactor Servicing Systems

Location

Liberty Street - Schenectady, NY 12309 US
Niskayuna - Niskayuna, NY 12309 US (Primary)
West Mifflin - West Mifflin, PA 15122 US

Category

Engineering/Science

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Job Type

Full-time

Job Description

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory, Spent Fuel Canister (SFC) Transportation groupis seeking a mechanical engineer to work on Research & Development of revised or new shipping methods for SFCs. This work will consist of performing finite element analysis (FEA) of SFCs, their baskets, and associated fuel; conducting analytical assessments of reactor servicing equipment; designing or modifying reactor servicing equipment; and conducting material and fundamentals testing to verify analyses.

The engineer will perform engineering evaluations and analyses, make engineering decisions for all aspects of assigned tasks, apply critical thought processes to identify and assess problems, develop solutions including teaming with designers to change hardware designs, clearly and concisely document the work, and prepare technical proposals that discuss and justify the recommendations. Cognizant areas may include planning, modeling, analyzing, designing, and testing of structural systems. Travel for this position is minimal.

Required Skills

Intermediate:

BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience; or

MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of relevant experience

Advanced:

BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience; or

MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience

Preferred Skills

Previous experience with Finite Element Analysis - static and/or dynamic.

About Us

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.

Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, who operates the Naval Nuclear Laboratory, is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) and is committed to workforce diversity.

We have a commitment to small business and supplier diversity, including small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.

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