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System One Senior Fuel Handling Mechatronics Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

Long-term, REMOTE contract opportunity!

System One is seeking a highly motivated Senior Mechatronics Engineer. In this role, you will create and review design solutions for fuel handling equipment, structures, and systems for the Natrium Generation IV Reactor. Candidates must have extensive experience in machine design, automation and electronics. Experience in equipment operation, maintenance, and fabrication is also valued. The Senior mechatronics engineer will report to the Fuel Handling System Manager and will join the Natrium Fuel Handling Team. The Senior Mechatronics Engineer will work as part of a high functioning team of engineers and scientists focused on developing the design of next generation advanced nuclear reactors and associated fuel handling equipment.


  • Design of highly complex mechanical fuel handling equipment from requirements through final design.

  • Create 3D CAD models of parts and complex assemblies.

  • Create interface, manufacturing, and assembly drawings, applying standards such as ASME 14.1 and Y14.5.

  • Document design engineering work through technical writing.

  • Interface with other design disciplines (such as mechanical, instrumentation and controls, and nuclear) to identify and develop plant design information and specify system design and performance criteria.

  • Coordinate and review inputs and requirements from Engineering and Project teams.

  • Support planning efforts and maintain schedule adherence for design activities within a system, as well as their integration with an overall plant design delivery schedule.

  • Identify and ensure effective application of correct design codes into the design of plant systems.

  • Perform and review scoping analysis and calculations for design options.

  • Present and participate in design reviews.

  • Propose and initiate testing programs and provide support and oversight during test execution, evaluation of test results, and reporting of test results.

    Ideal Background:

  • Education: B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. M.S. and Doctorate degrees may be credited for up to two and four years of experience respectively.

  • A minimum of 5 years of CAD proficiency is required, SoildWorks preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of d emonstrated experience in the design of complex mechanical equipment, preferably involving multiple degrees of freedom.

  • Experience with feedback controlled electromechanical systems, linear and rotary motion components and associated I/O instrumentation.

  • Experience with or ability to demonstrate understanding of electrical and control systems.

  • Excellent technical writing, documentation, and communication skills.

  • Experience working to quality standards on design activities, such as ASME NQA-1 or ISO 9001 is preferred but not required.

  • Experience in design of mechanical systems including industrial robotics, material handling or equivalent is preferred but not required.

  • Experience in finite element stress analysis, mechanical analysis methods, and commercial mechanical stress analysis modeling tools is preferred but not required.

  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) is preferred but not required.

  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5M and tolerance stack up analysis is preferred but not required.

  • Prior experience in the nuclear industry with nuclear fuel handling systems is preferred but not required.

  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter and possess ability to coordinate and lead a design team’s effort with minimal direction to solve challenging problems, be a strong analytical problem solver, and be capable of working on concurrent tasks.

  • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.