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Sierra Lobo, Inc. Pressure Systems Mechanical Engineer in Hampton, Virginia

Sierra Lobo, offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities, including Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Advanced Technologies. We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems. Our customers include the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

This position is located on the CMOE contract at NASA’s Langley Research Center.


Type of work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Code calculations per national consensus standards such as ASME BPVC Section VIII and ASME B31.3. Experience using COMPRESS – Pressure Vessel Code Analysis software desirable.

  • Backpressure calculations of (PSV) pressure safety valves.

  • NDT including (VT) visual inspection and taking (UTT) ultrasonic thickness measurements.

  • Inspections and creation of inspection reports documenting rejectable findings and proposing modifications to in-service inspection plans.

  • Providing technical information for proposed modifications, repair packages, and construction packages.

  • U.S. Citizenship required. We prefer a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years related engineering experience, or MS degree from an accredited engineering school and two (2) to three (3) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school.

  • Must have knowledge of ASME, NBIC, ASNT, API, and other national consensus codes and standards that are relevant to pressure vessel/system design, fabrication, installation, and inspection.

  • Must have or be willing to obtain ASNT NDT Level II certification.

  • Knowledge of non-destructive examination techniques (ex. RT, UTT, PT, MT, EC, etc.) is desired.

  • Knowledge of corrosion prevention and corrosion control desirable.

  • Candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be a team player and communicate effectively both orally and written.

ID: 2021-2303

Level: Unspecified

Visa: Citizen only

External Company Name: Sierra Lobo, Inc.

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