Mechanical & Process Design Engineer

Engineering Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Position Description
TRISO-X, LLC is seeking a Mechanical & Process Design Engineer responsible for design and development of systems and methods for manufacture of nuclear fuel elements.  

  • Create designs for various process systems (chemical, piping, structural, electro-mechanical, automation and robotics).
  • Support the process, facility design, and fuel development teams.
  • Create and document engineering designs [requirements, specifications, mechanical drawings, process flow diagrams (PFDs), piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), engineering calculations, etc.].
  • Select and order parts for process systems (motors, drives, sensors, pumps, valves, etc.).
  • Assemble parts to build prototype designs.
  • Operate process equipment to perform design verification and validation.
  • Perform design engineering activities to support fuel manufacturing (reliability, maintenance, process improvement, failure analysis, cost estimation, etc.).
  • Develop standard operating procedures.
  • Develop maintenance plans for process equipment and support systems.
  • Participate in teams to develop standardized engineering workflows and documentation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Minimum Education/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical, chemical, or nuclear engineering from a program accredited by the ABET EAC is required. ETAC-accredited Engineering Technology programs will not be considered for this position.
  • 5 to 9 years of relevant work experience, including machine, process, or facility design and assembly, preferably involving chemical processing equipment or facilities, is required.
  • Must be willing to work with hazardous materials such as uranium.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and/or chemical engineering concepts, including design, manufacture, installation, assembly, and operation of equipment and systems which meet all manufacturing process and safety standards.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing facility design, including lean manufacturing principle approaches.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable codes and standards pertinent to mechanical and/or process designs.
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Effectively prioritize workload across multiple projects with varying complexities and timelines.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Familiarity with 2D or 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools, e.g., AutoCAD, ProE, etc.
X Energy, LLC offers a robust benefits package that includes a 401K plan with an employer match, Medical/Dental /Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and a Tuition Reimbursement/Professional Development policy that supports the continuing education of our employees.

Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Work Site Expectations:  On- Site
Travel Expectations: Less than 10%
Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Mon-Fri
An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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