• Mechanical Equipment Engineer I

    Job ID 2018-1331
    Job Locations
    US-CO-Greenwood Village
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Mechanical Equipment Engineer I



    Merrick & Company is seeking an entry level Mechanical Engineer to join a team of engineering and design personnel serving the Nuclear Services & Technology Business Unit in our project office in Greenwood Village, CO. This group specializes in the design of prototype/one-off custom equipment, gloveboxes, hot cells, specialty research equipment and custom-designed, remotely-operated mechanisms for handling radioactive and hazardous materials.


    Job Description

    The Mechanical engineer will perform detailed design and analysis of custom equipment, individually and as part of design team. Typical equipment includes containment systems (gloveboxes, hot cells, cleanrooms), material handling equipment, small scale process piping & equipment, furnace systems, metal working systems (mills, lathes, rolling machines) and pressure vessels.

    Scope/Key Responsibilities

    Learn and follow regimented quality assurance / quality control procedures.  Detailed design activities include 3-D modeling and preparation of fabrication drawing packages, equipment datasheets, fabrication specifications, procurement specifications, engineering studies, test plans, and detailed equipment sizing & qualification calculations under the supervision of more senior engineers.


    Required Experience Minimum of one (1) year mechanical design engineering experience.

    • Exposure to 3D design software – CREO (preferred), Pro/E or SolidWorks.
    • Familiarity with MathCAD and MS Access a plus.
    • Bachelor of Sciences degree in Engineering required from an ABET Accredited Program.
    • Engineering Technology degree will not be considered.
    • Fundamentals of Engineer / Engineer in Training certification is strongly preferred
    • Candidate will be expected to obtain a PE license.
    • US Citizenship required.
    • Must have the ability to acquire a security clearance.
    • Local candidate preferred.


    Physical Requirements

    • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Additional information:

    Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.


    Merrick & Company, an employee owned company, offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.


    We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.


    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.





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