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Mechanical Engineers (experienced, multiple levels)

Position Description:
BNL has immediate openings for experienced Mechanical Engineers to join the efforts to design and build BNL’s new Electron-Ion Collider. In this role, you will have opportunities to work with a team of engineers and scientists on a wide range of mechanical components, systems, and equipment. This will include items such as large and small static and dynamic structures, lifting and positioning fixtures, high voltage and high current magnetic and electrostatic devices, Radio Frequency (RF) accelerator cavities and components, vacuum components, cryogenic components, and water/air cooled systems.
Join BNL at the beginning of this ground-breaking scientific and engineering project and become part of the team building this scientific discovery machine ( 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop mechanical components and systems from initial concept through final design
  • Perform engineering analysis using FEA and hand calculations for design validation
  • Prepare component Specifications and Statement of Work (SOW) for procurement
  • Oversee component procurement, fabrication, assembly, testing and installation
  • Manage engineering projects, and develop project plans including schedules, needed resources, and budgets
  • Prepare design reviews and presentations
  • Work independently and collaboratively with scientific, engineering and technical staff
  • Provide engineering advice and direction in areas of expertise 
  • May oversee and coordinate a variety of technical staff for design, fabrication, assembly, testing, and installation of equipment
(Selected candidates will be placed at the appropriate level based on the depth and breadth of relevant engineering knowledge, skills, and experience.)
Position Requirements
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the design of mechanical equipment and component systems
  • Experience with creative engineering projects, working hands-on with mechanical equipment, and collaborating with a team to develop and build unique equipment
  • Demonstrated ability with 3D Computer Aided Design modeling software
  • Ability to perform mechanical engineering design and analysis/calculation functions
  • Experience with ANSYS or equivalent thermal and stress engineering FEA software
  • Experience with generating engineering analysis reports
  • Knowledge of material properties, manufacturing/machine shop processes, welding, hardware & component choice, manufacturing, installation, and dimensioning and tolerances
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office and MS Excel
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field
  • Experience with high vacuum devices, electrical, electronic, and/or RF systems, optical/laser systems, and electro-magnets
  • Knowledge of with ASME/ASCE standards, building codes, NFPA and OSHA requirements
  • Project development and management skills, proficient with MS Project
  • Professional Engineer license
  • Working experience in the areas of particle accelerator technology
  • Capable of directing the work of fellow engineers, designers and technicians.
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
  • Occasional climbing ladders, moderate lifting up to 30 pounds, and working in the vicinity of operating machinery
  • Required to become a qualified Radiation Worker
  • Occasionally work off-hours, nights and/or weekends to support mission critical projects
  • Some travel may be required
  • Selected candidates will be placed at the appropriate level based on the depth and breadth of relevant engineering knowledge, skills, and experience