Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear Systems

Company Info
SHINE Medical Technologies
Janesville, WI, United States

Phone: 6082101071
Web Site:

Company Profile


Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear Systems


Janesville, WI 

Job ID:


Job Description:

SHINE is immediately seeking a Mechanical Engineer to support the nuclear and mechanical systems in the Nuclear Systems Engineering Group, which ensure the safe, efficient, and effective design of the nuclear systems equipment.  Key responsibilities include working with vendors to finalize design for fabrication, reviewing final design for installation and operability considerations, preparing or approving equipment test plans, participating in factory acceptance tests and site acceptance tests, performing site walkdowns, and other final design, procurement, installation, and testing tasks. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and/or review design packages, specifications, test plans, calculations, reports, and drawings in the following areas:
    • Nuclear Systems packages fabrication and use.
    • Piping, valves, and tanks design, use, installation, and testing
    • Seismic design work review.
    • Fluid flow and heat transfer
    • Other nuclear and mechanical calculations
  • Work with procurement and management to downselect vendor.
  • Work with procurement to purchase equipment  
  • Work with equipment vendors on factory acceptance tests, site acceptance tests, and on-time/on-budget design and/or delivery of chemical process equipment
  • Perform owner’s acceptance reviews for vendor provided reports and calculations
  • Prepare/review test plans for factory and site acceptance testing of equipment
  • Perform walk-downs of installed equipment in the field

Responsibilities will be assigned based on experience, education, and desire to learn specific areas.


Bachelor’s degree in, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Engineering Mechanics, or related discipline.

  • 1+ years of experience in engineering
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects/activities in an environment with changing priorities
  • Willingness to learn, understand, and develop new technology
  • Willingness to learn Nuclear regulations and requirements.
  • Ability to design first of a kind system in a team environment with coworkers and/or vendors
  • Experience making design decisions while taking risk into account
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • The following experience is preferred:
    • Experience with valves.
    • Experience in Structural calculations.
    • Experience in ASME requirements.
    • Experience working with procurement to obtain equipment.
    • Experience working with vendors on final system design and testing.
    • Experience writing requirements documents.
  • Experience in any of the following areas would make a candidate stand out:
    • Experience with equipment that handles radioactive materials.
    • Project Management.
    • Experience with cGMP.

SHINE Medical Technologies is a nuclear technology company committed to improving the lives of patients around the world. The company is focused initially on the commercialization of medical isotopes. Molybdenum-99 is a diagnostic isotope used to diagnose heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Lutetium-177 is a therapeutic isotope could revolutionize cancer treatment. SHINE’s unique expertise and experience have created isotope production processes that not only will deliver products that help physicians and patients, they will solve critical supply chain problems in the United States, Europe and other global markets. SHINE’s nuclear technology is part of its long-term growth strategy to solve some of humanity’s biggest problems, including the generation of carbon-free energy from nuclear fusion. For more information, please visit our website at

Eligibility for employment is conditioned on the applicant’s ability to qualify for access to information subject to U.S. Export Controls.  Additionally, applicant’s eligibility may be conditioned based upon meeting the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requirements for access to Safeguards Information, which typically requires a pre-employment drug screen, fingerprinting and criminal background check.

SHINE values diversity in all its forms as a critical component of innovation, which is fundamental to our success. Every member of the SHINE community benefits from the talents and experiences of our peers, from the mutual respect we exercise, and from the responsibility we take for our actions.