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Mineral, VA
Estimated Start Date
Estimated Duration of Work
Initially One Year

Mechanical Engineer – HVAC – North Anna Nuclear Plant – Mineral, VA 23117

Max Pay Rate: $85 ST, $127.50 OT
Per Diem: $100/day – up to $700/week
Hours / Work Schedule: Hybrid Schedule (3-4 days on site, 1-2 from “home”)

Job Summary:

Day-to-day duties would be to serve as a project engineer and technical lead on a variety of projects, with particular emphasis on HVAC and refrigeration equipment replacements and upgrades. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation or review of design changes, preparation or review of procurement specifications, supporting field implementations, vendor document reviews as an owner’s representative, visits to vendor facilities when required (an expected occasional responsibility), and review of bids from vendors and installers from a technical perspective.

Unescorted Nuclear Access Required

Required Education and Certifications / Licenses:

Preferred Years of Experience:

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Would consider candidates with other disciplines such as: Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or similar if other experience requirements are satisfied.

Top “must have” / Required skill sets (technical/functional):

  1. HVAC and refrigeration experience (required)
  2. Versed/qualified (any utility) with preparing specifications
  3. Comfortable and capable with office and field work – specifically supporting implementation as a design engineer

Top “nice to have” skill sets:

  • Versed/qualified (any utility) in the Commercial Nuclear Standard Design Change Process (IP-ENG-001) (desirable, not required)
  • Pump, valve, piping, HVAC & refrigeration, materials, thermal performance, fluids analysis, and general mechanical experience (desirable, not required)
  • Experience and knowledge of various codes and standards such as ASME B&PV, ASME PTC, ANSI, ASTM, HEI, and TEMA (desirable, not required)
  • PE license (desirable, not required)

Soft skill requirements (team fit and personality requirements):

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
  • Self-starter with a detail-oriented mindset

Ideal background / Companies / Industry Experience:

  • Highly prefer experience in the US Commercial Nuclear Industry

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Jenny Lister