Mechanical Engineer (Engineer III/IV range)

Location: Ridgeland, MS - USA

About the Job

Kinectrics provides a full range of technical services needed to address the unique engineering challenges faced by nuclear utilities today. As a responsible engineer you will work in cross-disciplinary teams on client projects involving design, modification and analysis with primary focus on design of modifications to existing power generation facilities and plant mechanical systems for today's leading energy providers across the country.  You will support project teams involved in all aspects of design, including specifications and selection, preparation of calculations, engineering packages and technical reports to support client requirements. Occasional travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to plant site locations for coordination and field verification of designs required. Kinectrics offers flexible WFH/Office schedule.

Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Completes engineering projects by analyzing problems, organizing and controlling project elements.
  • Analyzes problems, investigates and establishes general performance specifications for components, equipment, systems, processes., etc.
  • Evaluates mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Collaborates with team members on projects to determine priorities and implications on work of others.
  • Provides effective solutions and define appropriate deliverables that the client will need to solve the issue.
  • Engages customer in detailed technical discussions regarding identification and acquisition of design inputs, task scopes and methodology/approach.  Effectively able to discuss project results with customer and potential subsequent additions to contract to support applicable scope adders. 
  • Approves work schedules and makes recommendations for increased resources and special equipment.
  • Exercises mature professional judgment in identifying the implications of experimental results.
  • Provides detailed technical guidance and direction for junior level Engineers.
  • Leads on small-medium projects or serve as technical lead on complex projects.

Education / Experience / Skill Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering required.
  • 5+ years progressively more responsible pertinent experience.
  • Possesses a technical mastery of engineering principles.
  • Effective written and verbal communication with clients, colleagues, and colleagues within other disciplines, project managers, and management.
  • Ability to work effectively under limited supervision.
  • Requires high degree of professional knowledge and has the technical ability to perform review of calculations and design deliverables.
  • Strong computer knowledge of Microsoft Office, and CAD Software.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. (i.e. without the need for work sponsorship now or in the future)

About Us

Kinectrics AES, Inc. is the U.S. division of Kinectrics, Inc., a leading provider of innovative life cycle management solutions for the global electricity industry. Kinectrics is known worldwide for the technical excellence of its’ employees, challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions.

Kinectrics AES provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis and consulting for the energy sector. Our employees work with customers to solve their most difficult technical challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment, where careers can develop along both technical and managerial paths.

Why Work For Us?

Kinectrics AES, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurances, generous PTO and a 5% match on our 401k plan. Flexible WFH/Office Hybrid work schedule available.

Employee surveys consistently rank Kinectrics as “one of the best places to work”. Although this phrase may mean different things to different people, Kinectrics is widely recognized as a company that employs some of the best and brightest minds in the energy and utility industry. Learn more at

Kinectrics AES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.