• Mechanical Engineer II - Contract

    Job ID 2018-1342
    Job Locations
    US-CO-Greenwood Village
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    Mechanical Engineer II  – Contract 



    Merrick is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our Energy and Chemicals business unit with 7 - 12 years of experience in the power industry. This will be a Contract position.



    The position is for Merrick’s Greenwood Village, CO office. Local candidates strongly preferred.



    • Interface with operating personnel at the generating stations to conduct root cause analysis and solve problems.
    • Work with designers to develop P&IDs, isometrics, plans and sections, and general arrangement drawings.
    • Create equipment datasheets, specifications, bid packages, and bid tabs.
    • Review and create piping and valve specifications.
    • Perform design calculations.
    • Assist in developing project scope, schedule, and budgets.
    • Follow quality assurance / quality control procedures to check designs.
    • Conduct site walkdowns and supplier equipment inspections.


    Required Credentials and Skills:

    • Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited school.
    • Experience in the power sector including coal fired, combined cycle and combustion gas turbine generating stations.
    • Experience walking down power systems and providing high-level condition assessments.
    • Knowledge and experience in the use of consensus standards including ASME B31.1 piping code and the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel codes.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Professional Engineering license or the ability to obtain one.


    Desired Credentials and Skills:

    • CAESAR II pipe stress analysis.
    • PV Elite pressure vessel analysis.
    • Knowledge of ASME B31.3.
    • Knowledge of hydroelectric facilities.
    • Cogen and CHP projects.


    Physical Requirements

    • Travel to power generating sites and equipment fabricator shop locations.
    • Walking down plant systems and equipment, which includes climbing ladders and stairs.


    Note: The physical demands described above 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.


    Work Environment

    This job will take place in a professional office environment when not in the field (20% travel is anticipated). This role routinely uses standard office equipment including computers, phones, and plotting equipment.



    Additional information


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



    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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