Specialty Mechanical Engineer
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Austin, Texas

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The Specialty Mechanical Engineer will support the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in Oak Ridge, TN.

What You Will Do:

  • Produce design and procurement documents of specialty and first of a kind equipment (gloveboxes, furnaces, high vacuum systems, metal casting/machining equipment, etc.)
  • Perform engineering design tasks
  • Develop build to print design drawings
  • Develop equipment specifications
  • Create associated calculations and analysis with machine design (e.g. finite element analysis, structural and seismic analysis, ergonomic studies, kinematic calculations, and heat transfer calculations)
  • Develop procurement documents
  • Hours will be 6AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Thursday
  • Position will be full-time with no expected travel
What You Will Need:

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience with design/specification of custom mechanical equipment
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited school
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience in 3-D engineering/modeling and machine design experience (preferably with gloveboxes, furnaces, high vacuum systems, and metal casting/machining equipment)
  • Experience with engineering calculations/analysis associated with machine design (e.g. finite element analysis, structural and seismic analysis, ergonomic studies, kinematic calculations, heat transfer calculations)
  • Active Q Clearance
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Reporting Relationships:

The incumbent will report to a senior-level engineer or technical manager. This position has no direct reports.

Working Conditions:

Work will normally be performed in an air-conditioned office environment. Work will be non-manual, but the incumbent must be able to walk and climb among equipment and structures. There may be an occasional need to lift up to 10 pounds.


We set out more than 160 years ago to promote the security of life and property at sea and preserve the natural environment. Today, we remain true to our mission and continue to support organizations facing a rapidly evolving seascape of challenging regulations and new technologies. Through it all, we are anchored by a vision and mission that help our clients find clarity in uncertain times.

ABS is a global leader in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services. We're at the forefront of supporting the global energy transition at sea, the application of remote and autonomous marine systems, cutting-edge technical solutions, and many more exciting advancements. Our commitment to safety, reliability, and efficiency is ever-present, guiding our clients to safer and more efficient operations.

About Our Benefits

ABS Group proudly offers a variety of industry-leading benefits designed to enhance the life and well-being of our employees and their families. These benefits include, but are not limited to, medical insurance (PPO and HD), dental and vision insurance, Health Savings account (HSA), Flexible Savings Account (FSA), life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, disability leave programs, parental leave program, paid holidays, and paid vacation time. The Company provides an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that offers additional support in personal wellness, including work-life services. ABS Group also offers a 401K plan with a generous company match, subject to plan requirements.

Equal Opportunity

The ABS Group of Companies is committed to the equal employment opportunity of its employees and prohibits discrimination against any employee or qualified applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status, or other non-work-related characteristics that may be protected under the law of the Federal Government or specific state employment laws.


ABS and Affiliated Companies (ABS) will not pay a fee to any third-party agency without a valid ABS Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, CV, application, or other forms of candidate submission provided to any employee of ABS without a valid MSA on file will be considered property of ABS, and no fee will be paid.


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job. #ogjs

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