Specialty Mechanical Designer, Level II

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Req ID: 2024-8174


Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking Engineering, Professional, Technical, and Administrative support personnel as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the Department of Energy at the Y‑12 National Security Complex located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and the Pantex Plant located in Amarillo, Texas.

Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance Y-12's core mission to ensure a safe, secure, and reliable U.S. nuclear deterrent, which is essential to national security. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction and assignments from Y-12 staff employed directly by the security complex. Pay, benefits, Human Resources, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.

Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.


Job Responsibilities:

  • The Specialty Mechanical Designer will produce 3D equipment models and build to print fabrication packages for specialty and first of a kind equipment utilizing 3D CAD software.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • AS Degree or higher in relevant Technical discipline

  • 2 - 5 years of direct experience

  • Demonstrated ability to apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing as defined in ANSI/ASME Y14.5M

  • Demonstrated competence in applying engineering and design fundamentals to the design and fabrication of complex mechanical components, mechanisms and systems and developing multi-level assembly design packages

  • Experience with Pro/Engineer (CREO) CAD software

  • Knowledgeable in respective technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques of mechanical design and fabrication

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a project team environment and communicate well with other disciplines, customers and stakeholders

  • Ability to follow procedures and work within a rigorous work process

  • Ability to perform work duties to defined project schedules

  • Ability to effectively estimate, plan and coordinate mechanical design and drafting efforts

  • Familiarity with machining and other manufacturing and inspection processes

  • The ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance is required.

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen - External applicants selected for this position are required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

  • Medical Exam(s) - Job related pre-placement medical examinations may be required for this position.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. If determined as such, this position would be identified as a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in addition to the pre-employment drug screen.

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8174