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Senior Mechanical Designer (MPEX) 2024-064-HAINC-CF

Location : Oak Ridge, TN
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2024-064-HAINC-CF
End Date : 08/31/2024
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10
Required Education : Associates
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Woman-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 seeking a Sr. Mechanical Designer to support The Material Plasma Exposure Experiment (MPEX) project at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) 

Major Duties/Responsibilities


This position requires the design and development of the components using 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.  

  • Significant experience with one or more CAD programs is required.  

  • Collaboration with other designers, engineers, and physicists in the creation of 3D components and assemblies will be a regular function of the position.  

  • The candidate will create 2D drawings to be used for fabrication, and communicate with staff and suppliers through the fabrication and assembly process, and so will require the application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and American Welding Society (AWS) notation.  

  • The position also requires managing CAD data, drawings, and other related design information (project database management) and may require directing and coordinating the work of other designers.

Duration: 6 months.

Work Location: On-site.

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 an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status including disabled veterans and Vietnam era veterans, or other protected status.


HukariAscendent maintains a drug-free workplace.




Required Qualifications :

Qualifications Required 

  • A two-year associate degree with 10+ years of relevant experience or a high school diploma with 12+ years of relevant experience is required. 

  • A high level of proficiency in Creo is required. 

  • Training may be provided if support for projects in multiple systems is needed.  

  • Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work independently or in a team.  

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required.  

  • Familiarity with fabrication processes and design for manufacturability is required.

Preferred Skills:  

  • Proficiency in using Creo is preferred.  

  • Experience in the design of components related to fusion reactors and plasma physics experiments, diagnostics, cryogenics, piping, vacuum, and radiation environments is preferred. 

  • Experience managing CAD data in a PDM environment (such as Vault or Windchill) is preferred.

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