Syncom Space Services, Inc. (S3) is seeking a Mechanical Engineer IV to join our Engineering Services Department team at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center. The ideal candidate will assist in the design and analysis of new site or test facility systems or modifications to existing site or test facility systems.
Specific Job Duties
Development of mechanical designs for construction of new or modification to existing facilities
Create proposals, including design/construction cost and schedule, with a detailed scope of work
Monitor and report weekly on the status of all current design projects; design schedule and actual cost
Prepare plans and specifications in conjunction with other project team members for construction packages
Develop heat load analysis models, flow models, etc. as required for the design of facility systems. Systems include, but are not limited to: HVAC, plumbing, industrial water, sewer, process piping, and refrigeration
Design and/or validate designs for mechanical equipment, such as: cranes, compressors, cooling towers, chillers, pumps, boilers, piping components, etc.
Assist in the review of vendor/contractor submittals, Requests for Information (RFIs) and change orders to bring product design from engineering phase to be completed construction
Perform trade studies and conceptual design studies to support site-wide improvements
Assist other departments as needed with engineering support
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited university and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. EIT or PE preferred.
Experience working with mechanical design principles and practices. Knowledge of and application of current industry standards, such as, but not limited to: ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII, ASME B31.3 Process Piping, ASHRAE 90.1, International Building Code, etc.
Special Knowledge and Skills Required
Good organizational and planning skills
Good Communication skills
Ability to pay close attention to detail
Ability to take direction
Ability to work with computers
Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions
Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required
Experience with AutoCAD, AutoPIPE, PipeFlo, and a Heat Load Analysis software id preferred
Prior knowledge of a NASA site or experience with working on government installations is preferred
Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.
Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).
Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.
Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license.