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Mechanical Engineer III

Transportation and Logistics

Transportation Engineer


Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Infrastructure Services (AIS), an Akima company, is not just another staffing contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AIS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AIS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AIS supports vital missions with the most in-demand and specialized skill sets in the world.

As an AIS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Qualified candidates will coordinate and perform mechanical design engineering activities. Seeking experience in Piping. Work may include designing and modifying ASME B31.3 piping systems, equipment sizing and selection (pumps, tanks, heat exchangers, valves, etc.), pipe support sizing and selection, P&IDs, piping isometrics and layout drawings, as-built drawings, generating bill of materials and scopes of work supporting procurement and subcontracts. Candidates will also support installation and startup of designs in the field. The ability to communicate with craft and supervision is critical.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical advice and perform technical functions as directed by their supervisor, line management, project engineer, or Engineering Manager.
  • Support achievement of line management objectives.
  • Provide timely response to project and functional requests, as required.
  • Retain and exercise responsibility and accountability to their functional management for technical implementation of their function within the integrated project team.
  • Interface with their own functional management on work standards and requirements, lessons learned, work process initiatives, and technical issue resolution.
  • Implement the training and qualification processes required by functional management for functional personnel.
  • Participate in the assessment process to ensure safe and effective implementation.
  • Implement company-wide procedures/programs/systems from their respective functional area within the integrated project team.
  • Identify engineering and technology needs that are required to reduce the risk and uncertainty associated with the program or individual projects.
  • Ensure that engineering activities and engineered items comply with applicable federal and state regulatory requirements (e.g., DOE, Environmental Protection Agency, and Tennessee), and apply appropriate industry standards and codes.
  • Provide for safety in engineering activities and resulting designs, plans and instructions, via the ISMS process and appropriate engineering safety management programs.
  • Ensure that technical personnel are trained to the functional procedures.
  • Ensure that appropriate requirements flow to project implementing plans, procedures, instructions, and subcontractor documents.
  • Provide occasional technical support to other projects and functional group.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering 5 Years relevant experience.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs. Must be able to utilize personal protective equipment to include full face respirator, safety footwear, and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8937