MCRE Assembly Design and Manufacturing Engineer- Everett, WA - RCS Corporation

MCRE Assembly Design and Manufacturing Engineer- Everett, WA


Job Type: Contract
Posted: 10/25/2022

Everett, Washington

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for an MCRE Assembly Design and Manufacturing Engineer for our client in the Everett, WA areaThis is a 1-year Contract Opportunity with the possibility of extension.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our client is seeking a highly motivated manufacturing assembly engineer to assist in the design, development, and optimization of high level assembly of the Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment (MCRE) and related separate effects tests (SET). The candidate should be an industry professional with experience in manufacturing processes, determining requirements for new processes or equipment, troubleshoot and implement process improvements and recommendations for high temperature systems. An understanding of manufacturing tolerances,
materials properties, welding, and manufacturing and quality assurance requirements are required. Knowledge or previous experience of high temperature molten salts and nuclear chemistry is desired but not critical. The candidate should be able to develop and plan manufacturing and assembly processes to achieve specified goals using existing infrastructure. The candidate must be capable of working closely with a focused and high achieving group, working with minimal day-to-day supervision.

• Review MCRE design including but not limited to CAD model, P&IDs, interface points, experimental campaign, general arrangement,drawings, and interface drawings
• Schedule and participate in interface meetings with the MCRE project team and project engineer to gather feedback on assembly, mechanical and electrical interface constraints and necessary considerations
• Develop a conceptual sequence of operations for assembly and installation, “Build and Flow”, of MCRE.
• Conduct review meetings with key design engineers to collect and incorporate feedback, and to convey assembly, integration and installation constraints and realities which will
affect the design or necessitate design changes.
• Participate as requested in weekly interface meetings with the INL Laboratory Of Testing
in the United States (LOTUS) project team to ensure proper interface with the LOTUS team at INL
• Support internal update to non-nuclear, in-house development hardware manufacturing, assembly, integration and testing guidelines.
• Propose preliminary module and assembly skid arrangement and interface points for major MCRE systems.
• Elaborate on conceptual module/skid arrangement and Build & Flow sequence, to include specific interface joints/flanges/coupling needed, crane lift analysis, handling
equipment, more detailed sequence, inspections and design updates.
• Incorporate existing component make/buy information and work with SPE (Supplier Procurement Engineer) to expand into a more detailed make/buy/integrate analysis for all major systems and assemblies
• Conduct trade study to evaluate preliminary assembly options for modules and skids including in-house, at integrator or hybrid
• Develop preliminary list of special tooling and equipment needed for assembly and installation.
• Develop preliminary component and module handling and shipping/transportation plan and related cost estimate
• Evaluate and develop Labor estimates for in-house portion of mockup and final MCRE pre-assembly, including any skill and certification requirements for workers, to include workmanship verification timing, efficacy and requirements
• Identify any Hazardous operations, hazardous chemicals and waste stream associated with mock-up and pre-assembly

Key Qualifications and Skills
• Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, requirements, and assembly sequencing.
• Excellence in written and oral communication
• Ability to work as part of a team
• The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate
openly and display respect, and a desire to foster teamwork.

Job Functions

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds
  • Repetitive work: Prolonged
  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day 
  • Travel required: 0-5%

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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