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Merrick & Company Project Engineer – Nuclear and Glovebox Projects in Aiken, South Carolina

Project Engineer – Nuclear and Glovebox Projects


We are building a large team for a new long term project and support for additional projects. Merrick is seeking a highly motivated, team oriented individual to serve as a project engineer to join our growing team of employee owners!! Do you have strong leadership skills, the ability to focus multi-discipline teams, and very strong technical skills? Are you looking to work with a team of talented PMs, engineers, and designers in our new office located in Aiken, SC?

The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing custom solutions, mentoring a team and experience working in support of missions for the Savannah River Site. This team provides full service nuclear design solutions to the federal government (DOE, NNSA, and NIST), nuclear research, nuclear medicine, and the commercial nuclear power industries.

Scope/Key Responsibilities

The Project Engineer will work in a dynamic multi-discipline environment, designing systems and equipment for non-reactor nuclear facilities. The individual will direct a multi-disciplined team of engineers and designers, and serve as the primary technical interface with clients, project management, and procurement professionals. The Project Engineer serves as a liaison between the Project Manager and technical disciplines and is responsible for:

  • Assisting the Project Manager with managing scope, schedule and cost

  • Leading design activities and managing design deliverables

  • Ensuring client satisfaction and working closely with the client's technical team

  • Coordinating engineering disciplines and managing discipline interfaces

  • Managing project resources, managing technical changes and expediting scheduled activities

Required Experience

  • Minimum ten (10) years of engineering experience and five (5) years in Project Engineering

  • Background in nuclear facility design and engineering

  • Experience with DOE or NNSA projects

  • Experience with nuclear quality assurance standards

  • Experience with supervising engineers and designers

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Scheduling Software (e.g. MS Office, Primavera)

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills

  • Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program

  • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship.

  • Certifications: Professional Engineering licensure is highly desired.

Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to computers, copiers, printers, scanners and plotters.

Additional information

Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) opportunity, 401(k) options, and paid time off (PTO). This position is also eligible for annual performance and spot bonuses.

We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs.

Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Job ID: 2021-2688

External Company Name: Merrick & Company

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Street: 137 Old Market Street