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Mechanical Designer

System One
Bellevue, WA
  • Posted: 5 days ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Mechanical Designer

Our Client is seeking a highly motivated Mechanical Designer. In this role, you will create structural and mechanical design solutions, 3D CAD models, and engineering drawings for the conceptual and preliminary design development of advanced Generation IV nuclear reactors. Candidates must have extensive experience in mechanical/structural design and drafting using a mainstream CAD system.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce robust CAD models that facilitate fast-paced design evolution and derivative creation that leverage advanced CAD modeling techniques and methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain highly complex mechanical designs. Pro-actively seek out, research, and propose unique solutions. Conduct trade studies to down-select best option.
  • Use model configurations to support analysis needs, such as: Structural, Neutronics, Thermal-Hydraulic, Radiological, Safety, etc.
  • Document design progress, changes, and decisions via Clients internal & external online collaboration workspaces.
  • Create supporting technical presentations, documents, and reports as needed.
  • Create engineering drawings (layout, detail, interface control, general arrangement, etc.) per ASME 14.1 and Y14.5 standards.
  • Perform tolerance stack up calculations.
  • Check and review drawings for accuracy of information and conformance to ASME & Client drafting standards via electronic redline process.
  • Ensure and maintain configuration control of models/drawings via Client’s product data and product life-cycle management software.
  • Regularly review design group generated documents and propose improvements. Pro-actively contribute to written guidance and standards development.

Key Qualifications and Skills

  • CAD proficiency in SolidWorks
  • Creative thinker with strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to work multiple tasks concurrently with minimum direction to solve challenging problems
  • Organized and detail oriented, with excellent writing and communication skills
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trustworthiness and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork
  • Demonstrated experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Experience checking fabrication drawings
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA)
  • Experience in Mechanical and Machine Design
  • Experience using a product data management (PDM) system preferred

 

Job Functions

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift 25 pounds
  • Repetitive work: Prolonged
  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day
  • Travel required: 0-5%

 

System One

Address

Bellevue, WA
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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