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Senior Fuel Handling Mechatronics Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 11/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 27991

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Fuel Handling Mechatronics Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Senior Fuel Handling Mechatronics Engineer opportunity.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Design of highly complex mechanical fuel handling equipment from requirements through final design.
  • Create 3D CAD models of parts and complex assemblies.
  • Create interface, manufacturing, and assembly drawings, applying standards such as ASME 14.1 and Y14.5.
  • Document design engineering work through technical writing.
  • Interface with other design disciplines (such as mechanical, instrumentation and controls, and nuclear) to identify and develop plant design information and specify system design and performance criteria.
  • Coordinate and review inputs and requirements from Engineering and Project teams.
  • Support planning efforts and maintain schedule adherence for design activities within a system, as well as their integration with an overall plant design delivery schedule.
  • Identify and ensure effective application of correct design codes into the design of plant systems.
  • Perform and review scoping analysis and calculations for design options.
  • Present and participate in design reviews.
  • Propose and initiate testing programs and provide support and oversight during test execution, evaluation of test results, and reporting of test results.

Job Qualifications:
  • Education: B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. M.S. and Doctorate degrees may be credited for up to two and four years of experience respectively.
  • A minimum of 5 years of CAD proficiency is required, SoildWorks preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience in the design of complex mechanical equipment, preferably involving multiple degrees of freedom.
  • Experience with feedback controlled electromechanical systems, linear and rotary motion components and associated I/O instrumentation[NC2] [NS3] .
  • Experience with or ability to demonstrate understanding of electrical and control systems.
  • Excellent technical writing, documentation, and communication skills.
  • Experience working to quality standards on design activities, such as ASME NQA-1 or ISO 9001 is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in design of mechanical systems including industrial robotics, material handling or equivalent is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in finite element stress analysis, mechanical analysis methods, and commercial mechanical stress analysis modeling tools is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5M and tolerance stack up analysis is preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience in the nuclear industry with nuclear fuel handling systems is preferred but not required.
  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter and possess ability to coordinate and lead a design team’s effort with minimal direction to solve challenging problems, be a strong analytical problem solver, and be capable of working on concurrent tasks.
  • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Pay Rate Range: $70-$90/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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