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Advanced Mechanical Engineer

West Milton, NY, US

  • West Milton, NY, US
  • 2024-07-09 01:00:10
  • Engineering & Science
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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

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer to join our Kenneth A. Kesselring Site’s Facilities Engineering team in Ballston Spa, NY! Our Facilities Engineering organization is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing facility infrastructure critical to our mission. As a Mechanical Engineer with us, you will play a key role in supporting the design, maintenance program, and optimization of mechanical systems essential to Navy operations and a professional work environment for the approximately 2,000 people that call Kesselring home. Collaborating closely with on-site craft organizations, service subcontractors, and project managers, you will tackle diverse challenges, supporting both construction projects and ongoing operations.


Within this role, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Provide knowledge in engineering and operating mechanical systems such as HVAC, steam and condensate, compressed air, plumbing, and radiological ventilation.
  • Support efforts in planning, designing, and overseeing the maintenance and alteration of system equipment and facilities.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues, develop specifications, and provide engineering solutions.
  • Support project scoping, design reviews, construction support, and commissioning.
  • Manage facility equipment operations, maintenance, repair, and construction activities.
  • Evaluate current systems and propose engineering solutions to enhance reliability, performance, and efficiency.
  • Coordinate with internal teams (Maintenance, Facility Operations, Security, Safety) and external vendors.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or science related field and 4 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or science related field and 2 years of relevant experience; or Currently or previously NPE qualified; or CTE/ACRS and 1 year EOOW qualified in the Nuclear Operations Program; or Watch Instructor and Refueling Facility Area Refueling Engineer and 1 year as SRE.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in engineering design, troubleshooting, or repair.
  • Knowledge of New York State Mechanical Code and ASHRAE Fundamentals.
  • Proficiency in developing engineering documents and reviewing technical drawings.
  • Knowledge of verification and acceptance testing for facilities projects.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Voluntary Benefits
  • Disability, Life & Accident Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings program & Captial Accumulation Plan
  • Personal & Medical Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees
  • Student Debt Benefit Personal Time Off Sell Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Visit us online to view all NNL benefits!

Pay Range

$83,600.00 - $130,700.00 annually

Salary information provided is a general guide line only. Annual salary is 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 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. Marijuana is a Federal Schedule I controlled substance and illegal under Federal Law. Therefore, FMP is required to test for marijuana.


Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state, or local law.


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