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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Richland

Description

Requisition ID:  212635
Position Title: Mechanical Systems Engineer, WTP (212635)
Project: WTP
Location:  Richland, WA
Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check
 

Project Overview:

Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.

 

The cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory – as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.

 

Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other work locations may work a 9-80’s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed.

 

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in Mechanical or related Engineering from an accredited university or college with one (1) year of related experience.
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.
Candidates possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.
 

Minimum Qualifications:

Have, or capable of obtaining, a U.S. EIT within one (1) year of hire date.
Knowledge of industry, and regulatory guides, codes, and standards.
Familiar with Piping and Instrument Diagram (P&ID) development, fluid systems design, hydraulic, heat transfer, and thermodynamic calculations, and mechanical equipment specification.
Experience in fluid system design in DOE or commercial nuclear facilities.
 

Preferred Qualifications:

U.S. EIT in Mechanical or related Engineering.
Prior WTP experience.
 

Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.

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