VNS-Federal Services

  • Engineer II (Mechanical Discipline)

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/29/2018 7:49 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    VNS Federal Services is currently seeking a full-time Engineer II (Mechanical discipline) to work in our Richland, Washington office.


    VNS Federal Services, offers a broad portfolio unique technologies and technology development to the Department of Energy and multiple DOE Prime Contractor’s nationwide, as well as internationally.  We focus on difficult waste management challenges by providing “first-of-a-kind”, “best-in-class” or “only-in-class” solutions.  We are known world-wide for our relentless focus on creating technology solutions that access, separate and stabilize nuclear and hazardous waste.



    The Engineer II (Mechanical) will work directly with Senior Engineers to develop detailed designs and analysis of mechanical systems with emphasis on piping systems, process vessels, HVAC and customized mechanical equipment designs, both for industrial and nuclear applications.  Shall be self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individual who can work well on a team and independently in a fast-paced environment. The Engineer II is responsible for design, development, implementation and analysis of technical products and systems.  In addition, performs engineering design evaluations and provides recommendations on alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.



    Responsibilities may include:

    • Participating in multidiscipline design teams to develop detailed designs
    • Working independently to develop specific design media to meet client design criteria and objectives
    • Development and/or review of design media that will be issued for construction
    • Preparing design drawings, design calculations, equipment procurement specifications, fabrication and construction specifications
    • Reviewing and evaluating customer design criteria and interpreting and applying design codes and standard to ensure design products conform to approved design criteria, preparing or reviewing design calculations and design drawings or sketches for correctness and accuracy
    • Develops and applies broad knowledge of principles and practices in a specific area
    • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features.
    • Collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations methods for non-routine aspects or assignments
    • Works on multiple projects of moderate size or portions of major projects
    • Prepares project documents
    • Formulates and solves problems
    • Assists with proposals


    Education & Certifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • 5+ years of experience in engineering design
    • EIT Required and PE Preferred
    • DOE or Hanford Experience strongly preferred
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD/Solidworks preferred

    Possess excellent written and oral communications skills as well as excellent computer skills that are relevant to job applications.  


    Ability to pass a background check.





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