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Amentum Mechanical Engineer (Entry Level) in Richland, Washington

Title Mechanical Engineer (Entry Level)

Position Number 39161

Company WA River Protection Solutions

City/State Richland, WA

Location 2435 Stevens

Posted 07/10/2024

Closes 09/08/2024

Regular/Temporary Regular

Full/Part-Time Full-Time

Job Responsibilities/Duties

Engineering at WRPS consists of process engineering, design engineering, nuclear safety, plant/system engineering, construction project engineering, procurement engineering, process and control system engineering, engineering standards/program implementation, and the Chief Technology Office. These areas support all areas of the tank farm mission including Retrievals, Production Operations, Field Projects, Waste Feed Delivery Projects, and long term innovations.

Mechanical engineers are responsible for providing engineering support to the WRPS mission within the Engineering Organization. Duties of the mechanical engineer will typically include design, analysis, testing, fabrication, control, operation, monitoring, and maintenance of mechanical systems. These mechanical systems are resident in all existing tank farm facilities and new facilities under design and construction.

The specific engineering duties will include the following:

  • Assume responsibility for the mechanical system aspects of specific projects/scope including design, application, test, or the preparation of specifications for systems, materials, equipment or components in collaboration with other engineering/science competencies within the team.

  • Prepare technical manuals, reports, procedures and deliver technical presentations to engineering, operations, projects, and customer organizations.

  • Conduct site/area visits and investigate engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives and provide recommendations

  • Apply technical knowledge toward the reduction of the cost and improvement of systems where possible and incorporate new ideas resulting from engineering/scientific progress in the field.

  • Support preparation of scope, cost, and schedules for projects/tasks.

  • Problem-solving for complex technical challenges with adaptations of engineering alternatives.

  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and test procedures.

Required Qualifications

Grade 14:

Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

Grade 15:

Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

One (1) years of experience

Note the essential duties for this grade level are like that of the previous grade level, however the scope of responsibility is larger, and the expected level of performance is increased.

Grade 16:

Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

Two (2) years of experience

Note the essential duties for this grade level are like that of the previous grade level, however the scope of responsibility is significantly larger, and the expected level of performance is greatly increased.

Desired Qualifications

Previous relevant internship experience

EIT

Compensation & Benefits

Grade 14:

Hiring Range Minimum: $71,200

Hiring Range Maximum: $89,800

Grade 15:

Hiring Range Minimum: $78,338

Hiring Range Maximum: $98,813

Grade 16:

Hiring Range Minimum: $86,138

Hiring Range Maximum: $108,513

WRPS offers a comprehensive benefits package to include medical/dental/vision, short-and long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and paid time off. For a full list of benefits please visithttps://hmis.hanford.gov/hr/page.cfm/HEWTBenefits

In accordance with the company's philosophy on compensation for exempt and salaried non-exempt employees, WRPS takes into consideration a variety of factors when determining initial salary to include assigned job scope and responsibility, a candidate's qualifications as compared to internal comparators performing in a similar role, and the external labor market. A salary offer will be made within the targeted hiring range posted. Note a candidate's prior salary history will not be taken into consideration.

Relocation Funding Provided Yes

U.S. Citizenship Required Yes

Clearance Required No

Job Classification Exempt

Shift Work Required No

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Applicants and employees have rights under Federal Employment Laws and are protected under federal law against discrimination. To view information regarding these rights, please click on these links:

  • Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights.pdf)

  • Pay Transparency Policy Statement

  • Family Medical Leave Act (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/legacy/files/fmlaen.pdf)

  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act

  • WA State Paid Family Medical Leave (https://paidleave.wa.gov/app/uploads/2021/12/2021.12.Six-things-to-know-about-Paid-Leave.pdf)

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