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Mechanical Design Engineer 2020-385-HAINC-CF

Location : Idaho Falls, ID
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2020-385-HAINC-CF
End Date : 05/31/2021
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : B.S.-Engineering (mechanical, nuclear, mechatronics, or similar)
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities. 

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to j
oin the Calcine Retrieval Project team in developing new technologies for retrieving radioactive waste, in particular remote-operated robotic and electromechanical systems. 

  • Focused on testing and improving existing prototypes, as well as designing new systems from the ground up.

    • Cross-disciplinary abilities are beneficial especially in programming, electronics, or controls.

    • Communication and project management skills are also highly valued.

  •   Have proficiency with some or all of the following:

    • 3D modeling software (Autodesk Inventor preferred)

    • Static and dynamic analysis of mechanical structures including finite element analysis (Abaqus preferred)

    • Fluid dynamics and heat transfer including computational fluid dynamics (STAR-CCM+ preferred)

    • Design complex mechanical assemblies especially with tight space or weight constraints

    • Knowledge and experience with a broad range of manufacturing techniques

    • Design, manufacturing and testing of prototypes

    • Programming and electronics

    • Design for hazardous environments especially radiation hazards

  • Review customer requirements and develop design concepts.

  • Develop design work packages.

  • Complete and document detailed designs.

  • Verify designs.

  • Support construction and project closeout.

  • Support training and safety qualifications.

Period of performance:  Award through 05/31/2021


Work location:  Sawtelle Street Facility (SSF)


Work Schedule: 4x10s

HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.


Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.


HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Qualifications :

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science or Masters (preferred) degree in associated engineering field (mechanical, nuclear, mechatronics, or similar)

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