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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 6200 

Overview: 

The Mechanical Engineering group in Research Accelerator Division (RAD) is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work at the Spallation Neutron Source. The Mechanical Engineer will execute and oversee the design, construction, and installation of a wide range of equipment for the accelerator. 

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop component and equipment designs using 3D modeling and design software
  • Support design and safety reviews
  • Prepare and document fabrication drawings
  • Support fabrication, assembly, testing, installation and commissioning
  • Collaborate with scientists, engineers and other technical staff
  • Independently plan, coordinate and execute assignments
  • May direct and coordinate the work efforts of other drafting support personnel assigned to a specific project
  • Ensure compliance with Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) and QA requirements.
  • As a member of the ORNL scientific community, you will be expected to commit to ORNL's Research Code of Conduct. Our full code of conduct, and a statement by the Lab Director's office can be found here: https://www.ornl.gov/content/research-integrity

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • 5 or more years of relevant design / drafting experience that must include using PTC Creo, Autodesk Inventor, and/or Solid Works 3D CAD software designing mechanical components and systems for fabrication
  • Knowledge of material properties, manufacturing/machine shop processes, welding, hardware & component choice, manufacturing, installation, and dimensioning and tolerances
  • Demonstrated ability to create accurate and detailed 3D system models and designs and then use them to generate mechanical manufacturing drawings to ANSI Y14.5 standards
  • Ability to perform mechanical design functions independently with general direction and review by a mechanical engineer or scientist
  • Good technical communication skills for close communication with engineers (e.g. reporting changes and modifications) and with technical staff who assemble magnets and install and maintain tooling and equipment

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in ANSYS Mechanical modeling software
  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • Ability to review and check the 3D models and fabrication drawings of other design group staff
  • Experience with custom scientific equipment including magnet design, vacuum chambers & components, high current and high voltage equipment, water cooling, and/or cryogenic components
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills

 

Export control, no clearance:  This position requires access to technology that is subject to export control requirements. Successful candidates must be qualified for such access without an export control license.

About Neutron Sciences Directorate:
The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States’ highest flux reactor-based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world’s most intense pulsed accelerator-based neutron source.  Together these facilities operate 30 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences for more than 3,000 visiting scientists.  HFIR also provides unique facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation.  To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to http://neutrons.ornl.gov.

Benefits at ORNL:
UT-Battelle offers a quality benefits package, including a matching 401(k), contributory pension plan, paid vacation, and medical/dental plan options.  Onsite amenities include a credit union, medical clinic, cafeteria, and fitness facilities.

Relocation:
Moving can be overwhelming and expensive.  UT-Battelle offers a generous relocation package to ease the transition process.  Domestic and international relocation assistance is available for certain positions.  If invited to interview, be sure to ask your Recruiter (Talent Acquisition Partner) for details.

For more information about our benefits, working here, and living here, visit the “About” tab at 
https://jobs.ornl.gov.

 

 

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.


ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.


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