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Merrick & Company Creo Designer - 4+ years in Aiken, South Carolina

Mechanical Equipment Designer - 4+ years exp


Merrick & Company is looking for Mechanical Equipment Designer I to join a team of engineering and design personnel serving the Nuclear Services & Technology Business Unit in our project office in Aiken SC. This group specializes in the design of prototype/one-off custom equipment, gloveboxes, hot cells, specialty research equipment and custom-designed, remotely operated mechanisms for handling radioactive and hazardous materials.

Job Description

Mechanical Equipment Designer I will work directly with small teams to produce 3D models, drawings and fabrication packages of custom equipment with direction from the project engineer. Typical equipment includes containment systems (gloveboxes, hot cells, cleanrooms), material handling equipment, small scale process piping & equipment, furnace systems, metal working systems (mills, lathes, rolling machines) and pressure vessels.

Scope/Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of component, subassembly and main assembly Pro/E (Creo) models

  • Create detailed fabrication drawing packages

  • Evaluation and selection of purchased components

  • Create detailed Bills of Materials

  • Utilize provided piping specifications

  • Follow regimented quality assurance / quality control procedures

  • Generate process, mechanical and piping deliverables

  • Interface with process, mechanical, structural, electrical and I&C disciplines.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in related field.

  • Experience with 3D modeling and drawing proficiency CREO, Pro/Engineer, Solidworks, CATIA or equal is required.

  • Proficiency with Creo and Windchill is strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with 2D software (AutoCAD preferred) and Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Access) a plus.

  • Demonstrated capability in the design of custom equipment and/or containment systems, development of design documentation including fabrication drawings, equipment datasheets and design record documents.

  • Experience in the DOE and DOD market segments is a plus.

  • Hands-on experience with our typical equipment is a plus.

  • Background in the development of piping systems is a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of the selection of materials for corrosion resistance or decontamination.

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary design teams.

  • Knowledge or experience in the use of national standards including ASME Y14.5.

  • Degree Requirements: 1-2 yr Technical Program is strongly preferred

  • Client projects for this position require US Citizenship.

  • Local candidates strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, scanners, and plotters.

Additional Information

Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.

We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.

Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job ID: 2020-2568

External Company Name: Merrick & Company

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Street: 137 Old Market Street