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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 05/28/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 28936

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting REMOTE contract Senior Mechanical Design Engineer opportunity.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Utilize inputs and requirements from Engineering and Project teams to produce equipment and components design solutions.
  • Provide planning and schedule input for design activities.
  • Develop testing documentation.
  • Perform scoping analysis and calculations for design options.
  • Interface with the team’s engineering analysis activities.
  • Present equipment and components design results for design reviews.
  • Interface with junior engineers and subcontractors, providing direction and mentoring.
  • Support continuous learning and application of nuclear industry best practices to maintain the highest quality of engineering design and proactively identify process change/enhancement opportunities.
Job Qualifications:
  • Education: B.S. degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of five years of equipment / component design experience; relevant M.S. and Doctorate degrees may be credited for up to two and four years of experience.
  • Experience with 3D CAD, SolidWorks preferred.
  • Experience with design of experiments with an emphasis on product testing,
  • Experience in finite element stress analysis, mechanical analysis methods, first principles calculations, and commercial mechanical stress analysis modeling tools with emphasis on ANSYS.
  • Familiarity in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA).
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills, creative thinker.
  • Ability to work with minimum direction to solve challenging problems.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently during a given work week.
  • Working experience with design codes such as the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section III, or Section VIII is desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly, and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience or familiarity with the rules of ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code Section III Division 5.
  • Previous experience in the nuclear industry.
  • Previous SolidWorks experience.
  • Previous experience with writing test requirements documents and developing nuclear product test campaigns.
  • Experience with design for Flow Induced Vibration (FIV) or working under a Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program (CVAP).
  • Experience with writing design specifications.
  • Experience in seismic analysis of equipment or components; in particular, experience with response spectrum and time history modeling techniques in accordance with the requirements of ASCE 4, ASCE 7, and/or ASCE 43 is highly desirable.
Job Details:
  • Contract 
  • Pay Rate Range: $65- $95/h DOE
  • 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

Laura Duarte

I have worked in Technical staffing for over 17 years in the Pacific NW primarily, and Nationally. My specialty is finding candidates for contract, contract to hire and direct hire jobs in Technical & Engineering fields for some of the greatest Hardware & Software product development companies around. I listen to what you are looking for and will ensure your resume looks great.  I am honest and communicative throughout the hiring process. I am passionate about putting our Veterans back to work, and helping underrepresented people get into STEM careers.


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