Specialty Mechanical Engineer, Level III

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q
  • Req ID: 2024-8134


Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking Engineering, Professional, Technical, and administrative 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:

  • Specialty Mechanical Engineers will produce design and procurement documents of specialty and first of a kind equipment (gloveboxes, furnaces, high vacuum systems, metal casting/machining equipment, etc.).

  • Engineering design tasks may include:

  • Development of build to print design drawings;

  • Development of equipment specifications;

  • Associated calculations and analysis associated with machine design (to include, but not limited to, finite element analysis, structural and seismic analysis, ergonomic studies, kinematic calculations and heat transfer calculations);

  • Development of procurement documents


Minimum Qualification:

  • BA / BS Degree in Engineering or similarfrom ABET accredited university

  • Experience in the design/specification of custom mechanical equipment

  • 10 - 14 years of direct experience

  • Preferred requirements for this position include:

  • Experience in 3D engineering/modeling and machine design experience (preferably with gloveboxes, furnaces, high vacuum systems and metal casting/machining equipment);

  • Experience with engineering calculations/analysis associated with machine design: finite element analysis, structural and seismic analysis, ergonomic studies, kinematic calculations, heat transfer calculations, etc.

  • Experience writing equipment fabrication specifications for specialty designed equipment.

  • Experience leading multi-discipline (i.e. mechanical, electrical, instrumentation/controls, HVAC, piping, welding, etc.) machine design efforts and producing build to print equipment fabrication packages, including fabrication drawings, specifications, calculations, etc.

  • 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: 2024-8134