TitleEngineering Discipline Lead - Mechanical
CompanyWA River Protection Solutions
Acts as Engineering Discipline Lead (EDL) in the Engineering Programs Group. Provides subject matter expertise in specified discipline with extensive knowledge of codes and standards applicable to the discipline. The specific position will provide expertise in the mechanical engineering discipline, with particular emphasis on piping design expertise.
Effectively influence practitioners across the Tank Operations Contractor (TOC) in the disciplined conduct of their specific subject matter.
Represent TOC and make authoritative technical recommendations in respect of their discipline.
Develop, implement, maintain, assess and interpret assigned discipline-specific processes, procedures and standards to be applied to TOC engineering work. Keep current with and assess changes to DOE, national, and industry consensus codes and standards applicable to their discipline and as assigned.
Provide discipline design and technical reviews of new designs, major facility modifications, and other technical documents as required by procedures and as requested.
Interpret discipline-specific design and technical basis information to support operations and project delivery.
Maintain technical competence and stay current with modern standards, tools and methodologies relevant to their respective discipline. Support operations and project delivery in the identification of appropriate discipline-specific design input and engineering processes, procedures and standards to be used for the delivery of engineering work.
Establish and maintain relationships with external SMEs and the supply chain and to augment in-house subject matter expertise when required to deliver TOC scope.
Sponsor and/or lead discipline-specific process improvement initiatives.
Communicate, train, and advise the organization on discipline-specific technical requirements and issues. Promote and facilitate best practice and the sharing of discipline-specific learning across the TOC.
Under minimal supervision, applies an extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in assignments and related work. Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods and represents the department in conferences to resolve important questions and coordinate work. Provides engineering guidance, calculations, analysis, studies, and recommendations for a specialized segment of engineering within schedule and budget.
BS Degree in Mechanical Discipline (other engineering degree may be considered if relevant code expertise is demonstrated) and 12 years related experience, including a minimum of 2 years nuclear experience.
--Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in applicable orders, codes, and standards with emphasis on piping and vessel design including ASME B31 series, ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code.
--Extensive knowledge of both design and testing requirements per code.
--Experience of fluid flow and thermal analysis problems.
--Currently Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE), ideally in State of Washington.
--Experience with nuclear safety analysis and safety basis process.
--Experience of analysis to prevent water hammer damage to piping systems.
--Experience of B31 Unlisted Component evaluations.
--HVAC experience, including ASME AG-1, also beneficial.
--Knowledge of piping system analysis software including AutoPipe.
--Prior experience with TOC procedures and standards.
Relocation Funding ProvidedYes
U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes
Shift Work RequiredNo
This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
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