Mechanical Project Engineer at Naval Nuclear Laboratory operated by FLUOR Marine Propulsion, LLC in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

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Job Description:

Job Title

Mechanical Project Engineer

Job Classification


Organizational Unit

Naval Nuclear Laboratory -> Bettis Laboratory Site -> Bettis Site Programs


West Mifflin - West Mifflin, PA 15122 US (Primary)



Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree

Job Type


Job Description

Fluor Marine Propulsion (FMP) -BettisLaboratory, located in West Mifflin, PA, is a world class research and development facility that supports the United StatesNavalNuclear Fleet. An exciting career opportunity is available for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our Construction Projects Engineering group,part of theBettisConstruction Departmentresponsible for the delivery of projects fromconceptionto closeout. Typically, these projects involve medium-to-large scale renovations, site infrastructure upgrades, and new construction of office buildings, laboratories, and test facilities.Typical projects range in construction cost from $500k to $20+M.Our Mechanical Project Engineers are highly valued and playa key roleas a member of a project teamproviding technical leadership in their area of expertise.

The Project Engineers works closely with Project Managers, Contract Administrators, Construction Oversight personnel, End Users, and Subcontractors to deliver infrastructure improvement projects at the Bettis Laboratory. The Project Engineers act as highly engaged owner representatives for subcontracted design efforts and maintain open subcontracts with architectural engineering firms who provide the design services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as the mechanical technical lead on assigned projects, assisting withthedevelopmentand definitionof project functional requirementswhile working closely with project sponsors.

  • Provide mechanical subject matter expertise during review ofproject documentsincluding project specifications,drawings,project plans, and cost estimates.

  • Work with project team and stakeholders to design mechanical HVAC, plumbing, piping, andbuilding control systemsfor office and laboratory type facilities

  • Oversee Architectural Engineering firms and construction subcontractors for code compliance and quality assurance throughout the project cycle.

Demonstration of sound technical fundamentals as well as strong written and verbal communication skills are essential to be successful in this role.

Required Skills


  • BS degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience; or

  • MS degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience


  • BS degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six years of relevant experience; or

  • MS degree in Mechanical engineering field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience

Preferred Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of building mechanical systems and a working knowledge of plumbing, process piping, fire protectionsystems and construction.

  • Good working knowledge ofPennsylvania'sBuilding Codeandenergy codes and standards

  • Familiarity with ASHRAE Standards and ASME(particularly B31 series)codes

  • Basic HVAC calculations, equipment selection, and equipment sizing requirements

  • Experience with material takeoffs and cost estimating of mechanical piping systems

  • Demonstrated commitment to safe working practices

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products and computer aided design (CAD) drafting software

  • A Professional Engineers (PE) License is preferred but not required

About Us

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.

Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity