Mechanical Engineer

Requisition Number:  8570

Columbia, SC, US, 29061




If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer based in Columbia, SC. 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Responsible for advanced mechanical design activities, using Westinghouse design methodologies, for the development of new nuclear fuel products and enhancements of existing fuel products
  • Lead testing activities of nuclear fuel and related components.  This includes development of test plans, testing oversight, compilation and processing of test data, and design analysis based on test data output
  • Perform design changes in support of manufacturability improvements
  • Assess impacts of manufacturing and/or quality upsets on nuclear fuel performance in support of product disposition
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and support for technical development of team members
  • Interface with customers, vendors, and other internal functional groups in support of Westinghouse business activities


Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering required
  • Experience in Solid Works and/or Ansys is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant engineering experience
  • Strong analytical, communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Experience interfacing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Design of nuclear components


Our Safety Pledge to You:

If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!

Why WECTEC Staffing Services?

Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!

Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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