• Project Engineer – Nuclear Projects

    Job ID 2018-1460
    Job Locations
    US-NM-Los Alamos
    Category
    Project Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Project Engineer – Nuclear Projects

     

    Merrick is seeking a highly motivated, team oriented individual to serve as a project engineer to join our growing team of employee owners!! Do you have strong leadership skills, the ability to focus multi-discipline teams, and strong technical skills? Are you looking to work with a team of talented PMs, engineers, and designers in Los Alamos, NM?

     

    Los Alamos is a small community located in the scenic high desert of Northern New Mexico near Santa Fe, NM. The area offers a wealth of outdoor activities, a family-friendly community, an excellent public school system and a low crime rate.

     

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing custom solutions, mentoring a team and the outdoor life style of Northern New Mexico. This team provides full service nuclear design solutions to the federal government (DOE, NNSA, and NIST), nuclear research, nuclear medicine, and the commercial nuclear power industries.

     

    Scope/Key Responsibilities

    The Project Engineer will work in a dynamic multi-discipline environment, designing systems and equipment for non-reactor nuclear facilities. The individual will direct a multi-disciplined team of engineers and designers, and serve as the primary technical interface with clients, project management, and procurement professionals. The Project Engineer serves as a liaison between the Project Manager and technical disciplines and is responsible for:

    • Assisting the Project Manager with managing scope, schedule and cost
    • Leading design activities and managing design deliverables
    • Ensuring client satisfaction and working closely with the client's technical team
    • Coordinating engineering disciplines and managing discipline interfaces
    • Managing project resources, managing technical changes and expediting scheduled activities

    Required Experience

    •  Minimum ten (10) years of engineering experience and five (5) years in Project Engineering
    • Background in nuclear facility design and engineering
    • Experience with DOE or NNSA projects
    • Experience with nuclear quality assurance standards
    • Experience with supervising engineers and designers
    • Experience with Microsoft Office and Scheduling Software (e.g. MS Office, Primavera)
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills
    • Degree Requirements:   Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program
    • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship.
    • Certifications: Professional licensure is highly desired.

    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.

    Work Environment 

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, scanners, and plotters.

     

    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 age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

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

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