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Jacobs Pressure Systems Mechanical Engineer in Hampton, Virginia

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Your Impact:

This position will require working as an engineer in the Pressure Systems Recertification Group. This department performs and evaluates structural integrity assessments on piping and pressure vessels to ensure that aging high pressure systems on center do not surpass their end of life and can continue to operate safely. These pressurized systems include wind tunnels and process and utility piping. Process and utility piping includes cryogenic liquids, hydraulics, liquid fuels, and high pressure gases such as air, nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen, silane, and methane.

Type of work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Code calculations per national consensus standards such as ASME BPVC Section VIII and ASME B31.3. Experience using COMPRESS - Pressure Vessel Code Analysis software desirable.

  • Backpressure calculations of (PSV) pressure safety valves.

  • NDT including (VT) visual inspection and taking (UTT) ultrasonic thickness measurements.

  • Inspections and creation of inspection reports documenting rejectable findings and proposing modifications to in-service inspection plans.

  • Providing technical information for proposed modifications, repair packages, and construction packages.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • U.S. Citizenship required. We prefer a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years related engineering experience, or MS degree from an accredited engineerig school and two (2) to three (3) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school.

  • Must have knowledge of ASME, NBIC, ASNT, API, and other national consensus codes and standards that are relevant to pressure vessel/system design, fabrication, installation, and inspection.

  • Must have or be willing to obtain ASNT NDT Level II certification.

  • Knowledge of non-destructive examination techniques (ex. RT, UTT, PT, MT, EC, etc.) is desired.

  • Knowledge of corrosion prevention and corrosion control desirable.

  • Candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be a team player and communicate effectively both orally and written.

Essential Functions:

Work Environment

Office environment. (75%) Test Environment- May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. Travel between facilities and test sites is required. (5%)

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.) (30%) Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (10%)

Physical Requirements:

Must have sufficient mobility to enter all areas of test facilities. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs. (10%)

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety/risk hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to balance scope, schedule and budget to insure project success. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. A valid driver’s license is required.

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