Strategic Management Solutions, LLC Mechanical Engineer/Pipe Stress Analyst - Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
SMSI provides expert management consulting, program and project management, and technical consulting services to government and private sector clients. A small business founded in 2008, SMSI has built an outstanding reputation for client-focused performance and for delivering results that enable clients to meet commitments and milestones.
EOE/AA - M/F/Vet/Disability/Drug-Free Workplace
SMSI is seeking one full-time onsite Mechanical Engineer/Pipe Stress Analyst to help with US ITER Vacuum and ECH/ICH groups at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Performs and checks calculations, and solves problems of high engineering complexity related to piping, diagnostics, transmission lines, and vacuum systems
Review’s specifications, drawings, and vendor equipment documentation from both within the discipline as well as from other disciplines for compliance with project requirements and actively seeks resolution
Ensures adherence to Industry codes and standards as well as department practices and procedures
Work with Technical managers, engineer, designers, and fabrication vendors to design and analyze complex piping systems and components
Conduct document checking and design verification tasks in accordance with company and project procedures.
Contribute to design documentation and deliverables such as piping flexibility and stress reports, nozzle load reports, pipe support load calculations, and specialty item data sheets such as spring supports.
Perform and check analysis and calculations, check isometrics, conduct studies and prepare reports.
Interface with Piping Design and Civil/Structural Disciplines.
Developed pipe support standards and other pipe stress related specification such as expansion joints based on client requirement
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field and minimum 5 years of experience
Background performing stress analysis
Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards such as ASME B31.3
Pipe Stress Analysis experience with Caesar II, minimum 3 years.
Experience working on nuclear piping systems
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (or related field) and minimum 4 years of experience performing stress analysis
Experience with ANSYS and 3D modeling software such as CATIA
Perform stress analysis of critical piping for different condition such as thermal and seismic
Perform fatigue analysis of piping system for applicable number of cycles
Experience in hangers-snubbers-struts-sway and brace-engineered supports constant and variable spring cans
Exposure to compressors, pumps, air coolers, exchangers, and tanks
Knowledge of the engineering development process and typical Piping Engineering deliverables such as piping isometrics, piping line classes, line designation tables, specialty items, and material selection diagrams.
Dynamic Analysis, Flange Leakage Check and Piping Flexibility
Flange and bolting analysis for flange pre-load
All Candidates must Possess:
Ability to pass pre-employment drug screening
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Capability with MS Office Suite
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with clients, contractors, and consultants on a day-to-day basis.
Paid Time Off