Sr. Mechanical Engineer

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Senior Mechanical Engineer at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN.

In this role, you will be responsible for mechanical engineering and technical tasks to support design and construction of multi-million dollar modernization programs, including the construction and commissioning of a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Co-Gen unit and the design, construction, and commissioning of a natural-gas-fired steam plant. Your work will include planning, analysis, design, and engineering inputs into the construction and maintenance of chemical plant facilities. You will provide technical oversight during the actual field installation and commissioning of equipment.

You will need a high degree of technical competence regarding the broad application of mechanical engineering principles to the development of new capabilities and/or solutions to customers' challenging modernization problems.

The mechanical engineer performs one or more of the following mechanical engineering functions:

  • Work with multi-discipline engineering team to perform plant and project engineering. Select construction materials and methods, write specifications, supervise and prepare mechanical drawings, control cost, and manage work to meet project schedules
  • Perform mechanical engineering analyses for steam systems, piping systems, hydraulic systems, pumping systems, HVAC systems, machinery design and layout, process cooling and heating systems, storage tank design, inspection and repair
  • Conduct inspections of existing facilities such as buildings, equipment, and pipelines to determine the integrity and safety. Make recommendations concerning any needed modifications
  • Conduct factory inspections to ensure supplier progress and quality
  • Develop plans and schedules for the construction phase of projects ensuring that materials, equipment, and personnel will be available to meet project schedules
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with plans, specifications, and good construction practices and within cost during the execution phase
  • Consider safety in all aspects of work and design

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