The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated engineer to perform mechanical engineering evaluations (including finite element analysis) associated with nuclear reactor plant components for the submarines and aircraft carriers in the United States Navy. Cognizant areas may include planning, modeling, analyzing, and documenting results regarding the thermal, structural, and material performance of system components and equipment. Responsibilities may include fleet support, manufacturing evaluations, analytical support for product development, job automation, and integration with various testing communities and other engineering disciplines. In this position, the successful candidate will be empowered to improve their analytical and collaboration skills through challenging work assignments, mentoring, and in-house training programs and provide them with an opportunity to directly impact both the current and next generations of plant components.
Preferred candidates will possess a basic understanding of engineering mechanics, finite element analysis methods, heat transfer, and materials science.
Required Skills *
Strong problem solving, teaming, and communication skills.
Willingness to be trained and learn new skill(s).
Associate: BS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.
Intermediate: BS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience; or MS degree in engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of relevant experience.
- BS degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university
- 3.0 & above cumulative GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale.
- Basic understanding of engineering mechanics, finite element analysis methods, heat transfer, and materials science.
- Previous exposure to thermal analysis and/or structural analysis
- Programming/scripting experience with Matlab, Python, and/or other languages
- Coursework in data science