Pressure Systems Engineer

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Pressure Systems Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
18 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
• Perform engineering analyses and life assessments on a variety of pressure systems using the appropriate consensus code (i.e. ASTM, ASME, API, MIL) 
• Assess configuration, operability and safety risk of each pressure system per JPL/NASA standards 
• Evaluate new pressure system designs prior to installation for optimal functionality while meeting pressure system safety requirements

Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 3 years of related experience; Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 1 year of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 0 years of experience. 
• Must have technical expertise and experience with pressurized system design, operation and/or safety, and experience interpreting/applying ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Codes. 
• Must be a communicator and analyst of pressurized systems with the ability to think both within and beyond the codes associated with those systems and effectively communicate requirements and solutions to a diverse customer base 
• Must be computer literate and experienced in the use of CAD or similar drafting software and MS office programs

Desired Skills:
• Extensive working knowledge in pressure systems engineering 
• Ability to effectively interface with multiple levels of management, operations personnel and technical experts 
• Ability to evaluate customer engineering requirements and devise solutions 
• Broad understanding of Non-Destructive Testing methods to include Visual Testing (VT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Radiographic Testing (RT), or Penetrant Testing (PT) 
• Strong working knowledge with ASME Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Codes, Cal/OSHA Unified Pressure Vessel Code, hydrogen systems, acutely hazardous gas systems, cryogenic systems, hazardous materials, and federal, state, and local regulatory compliance requirements 
• Capable of performing technical review of work performed by peers and subordinates 
• Knowledge of configuration management practices 
• Ability to creatively resolve non-conformances and successfully re-design pressurized systems with minimal impact to the customer 
• Willingness and flexibility to take on assignments outside area of expertise. 
• Capable of exploring both new and existing technologies to improve the performance of the team • Ability to provide direction and mentoring to other personnel within the organization 

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