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Engineer III

Orano USA, LLC.
Hudson, Massachusetts 01749
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Orano DS: 
The mission of the Orano DS is to deliver to our customers’ safe, worry-free, and cost-effective total system solutions and services for the decommissioning and dismantlement of commercial nuclear facilities in the United States (US). Orano DS is part of the Orano global family with its D&D Business Line operationally aligned under the Business Unit Decommissioning Services (BU DS) and is uniquely positioned for success within this industry segment.  

Job Description: 

Orano Decommissioning Services is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to support the engineering and design work performed as part of its nuclear power plants D&D projects.

The Mechanical Engineer will perform a variety of engineering and design tasks including but not limited to:

  • Engineering and planning of reactor D&D work,
  • Site infrastructure evaluations and infrastructure upgrade design,
  • Equipment and tooling design, development, procurement, installation, and test,
  • Site operations engineering support, work execution planning, and support to equipment maintenance.


The Mechanical Engineer will prepare engineering documents, including calculations, technical evaluations, specifications, purchase requests, fabrication travelers, and procedures, in compliance with all requirements and Orano DS procedures.


An important part of the project scope is the procurement, fabrication, and testing of reactor components segmentation tooling and associated equipment to be used during dismantlement operations. The Mechanical Engineer will support the procurement group with the following responsibilities:

  • Develop the design and technical specifications needed for procurement,
  • Assist with the evaluation of subcontractor’s qualifications and proposals,
  • Provide technical review and direction to the subcontractor within the scope of the subcontract, including for the resolution of Non-Conformances, and for the establishment and tracking of corrective actions,
  • Ensure the subcontractor complies with all technical requirements of the subcontract,
  • Review and approve subcontract deliverables and invoices,
  • Witness factory acceptance testing or other inspections and audits in support of QA.
  • Prepare, plan and participate in site walk downs to capture actual plant configuration
  • Prepare the Tool Testing and Training procedures and shake-out support
  • Support emergent tooling and equipment design
  • Provide equipment mobilization support
  • Develop evolving sequence layout support


All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this   opportunity.  Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 3-5 years of mechanical engineering experience in the area of Nuclear reactor or other similar facilities engineering, equipment and tooling design, operations, outage work, cleanup and closure, dismantlement and decommissioning.

  • Proficiency in the use of 3D modelling and CAD tools.

  • Proficiency in technical writing

  • Ability to lead and support teams, interface with clients and subcontractors.


The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Knowledge of the ASME/ANSI standards and codes,

  • Proficiency with SolidWorks and Pro-Engineer,

  • Knowledge of Project Management tools,

  • Knowledge of PWR and BWR designs,

  • Experience working on site at nuclear facilities


Orano is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Posted: 2019-12-17 Expires: 2020-02-15

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