Merrick & Company is looking for Senior Mechanical Equipment Designer to fill a permanent position, joining a team of engineering and design personnel serving the Nuclear Services & Technology Business Unit in our project office in Albuquerque, NM or Los Alamos, NM. This group specializes in the design of prototype/one-off custom equipment, gloveboxes, hot cells, specialty research equipment and custom-designed, remotely-operated mechanisms for handling radioactive and hazardous materials.Job DescriptionThis position is a supervisory role and technical CAD lead of a small team of designers. The senior designer works directly with the team to produce 3D models, drawings, and fabrication packages of custom equipment, independently and with direction from the project engineer. Typical equipment includes containment systems (gloveboxes, hot cells, cleanrooms), material handling equipment, small scale process piping & equipment, furnace systems, metal working systems (mills, lathes, rolling machines) and pressure vessels.Scope/Key ResponsibilityDetailed design activities include preparation of component, subassembly, and main assembly Creo (Pro/E) models; creating detailed fabrication drawing packages; evaluating and selecting purchased components; creating detailed Bills of Materials and completing equipment datasheets. Establishes model structure and drawing tree architecture for distinct deliverables and is responsible for establishing and maintaining file naming conventions and Windchill folders. Directs the activities of less experienced team members to produce final product. Provides checking support for deliverables. Design activities are conducted following regimented quality assurance/quality control procedures. Additional activities include holding team meetings and instructional presentations, developing best practices in CAD usage, mentoring, coaching, and conducting performance reviews for team members.RequirementsMinimum of eight (8) years experience in related field.Must demonstrate expert proficiency with Creo (Pro/E) and Windchill.Familiarity with other 3D systems (CATIA, SolidWorks or equal), 2D software (AutoCAD preferred) and Autodesk Revit a plus.Microsoft Office Suite.Demonstrated experience supervising and leading small groups of designers.Demonstrated capability in the design of custom equipment and/or containment systems, development of design documentation including fabrication drawings, equipment datasheets and design record documents.Experience in the DOE and DOD market segments a plus. Hands-on experience with our typical equipment a plus.Degree Requirements: Associates Degree (preferred)Must have the ability to acquire a security clearance.US Citizenship required.Position is in Los Alamos, NMPhysical RequirementsRequires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.Be able to work in an environment with open discussions and visitors without getting distracted.May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.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.Additional informationApply 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.The pay range listed in this posting indicates the positions eligibility to work in the state of Colorado and is consistent with our offices there; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.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, including disability/vets.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks on all employees.