If you are a Mechanical Engineer that has a strong interest in analytical calculations, modeling structural behavior, analysis methods development, and research, and want to work directly with world class engineers, scientists, researchers and technicians that support the world’s best Navy, apply today!
The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a mission driven organization delivering the most capable Navy in the world. In this position, you would have the opportunity to work in one of the organizations responsible for the technology development, design, servicing, or fleet support functions of nuclear powered aircraft carriers and submarines. Areas of analysis include reactor performance, thermal hydraulic analysis, structural analysis, and safety analysis for various Naval platforms. The successful candidate will be expected to learn codes and tools applicable for the various type of analysis. Specific duties may include: ·
- integrated plant and system analysis
- core and spent fuel thermal hydraulic analysis
- casualty analysis
- transportation accident analysis
- plant modeling of naval cores
The position will provide opportunities to interface with other project disciplines across NNL such as power plant mechanical, power plant electrical, core mechanical design, reactor equipment design, nuclear design, reactor safety, reactor servicing, criticality, shielding, and technology development. The diversity in job opportunities and collective expertise of the community at NNL provides engineers the opportunity to continue gaining technical skills and broadening their experience throughout their careers while tackling exciting and challenging assignments. As a national asset, NNL provides employees with excellent pay and benefits as well as excellent work/life balance and employment stability.
Required Skills *
- BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university required.
- BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience; or
- MS degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of relevant experience.
Strong academic performance. Coursework in thermal/hydraulic design and analysis including heat transfer, fluid mechanics, or structural mechanics, strength of materials, finite element analysis. Experience working with interface groups in the design and manufacturing discipline. Ability to work on an individual assignment as well as being a member of a small team. Demonstrated Leadership skills. Experience in writing technical reports or engineering evaluations. Previous co-op or intern experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to be trained to learn new skills as needed.