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Associate Mechanical Drafter

West Mifflin, PA, US

  • West Mifflin, PA, US
  • 2024-03-25 17:00:11
  • Engineering & Science Support
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About Us

Working at the Naval Nuclear Laboratory we foster pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, and Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while ensuring the safety and reliability of our nation's naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy's submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. Looking for a lifetime career Apply today!

Job Description

Join the Naval Nuclear Laboratory in an entry level Mechanical Drafter role! In this role you will apply fundamental design, drafting, technical illustration, graphic design, animation, and virtual visualization concepts, practices, and procedures in accordance with prevailing military, industrial, and corporate standards.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Develop, review, and update simple systems of 3D models, and engineering drawings, using Creo computer-aided design software to depict equipment, and systems.
  • Create/revise detail and assembly drawings from conceptual layouts and sketches in accordance with established drafting standards using Creo 3D solid modeling software.
  • Perform other drafting duties such as preparing lists of material, revising existing drawings and performing simple calculations relative to basic stresses, centers of gravity, clearance fits and to establish the geometric dimensioning and tolerancing necessary to satisfy the design requirements.
  • Apply a working knowledge of fabrication and joining shop methods, equipment capabilities, and manufacturing processes as applied to the design/development of mechanical equipment.
  • Must be able to work from the verbal and written directions of engineering and senior drafting personnel.
  • May be required to research projects independently or acquire subject knowledge by consulting with product developers and applying knowledge of the latest drafting/design technology.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in design and drafting technology or mechanical, facility or electrical design related field.

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of prevailing military and industrial design/drafting standards, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5)
  • Industrial piping standards including 3-D modeling/drafting using Creo
  • Preferred Course work should include subjects such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, strength of materials, mechanical design & drafting techniques and Creo (CADDS).
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0/4.0 preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Program
  • Capital Accumulation Plan
  • Personal & Medical Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Disability, Life and Accident Insurance
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Flexible Start/End Times
  • Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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Pay Range

$55,000 - $84,200 annually

Note the salary information provided above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

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