We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our team and support the development of engineering and construction packages for facility expansion and buildouts. The role will be the primary lead on specification of fixed/rotating equipment including pumps, piping, storage tanks, and pressure vessels.

This role reports to Nexus Circular’s Lead Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, GA.


  • Design and specify piping systems between unit operations.
  • Specify process equipment including pumps, tanks, and vessels.
  • Review and approve Vendor/Contractor vessel calculations.
  • Make recommendations on other equipment as necessary based on relevant codes and standards.
  • Develop maintenance procedures for pumps, tanks, vessels, and piping.
  • Develop inspection plans for pumps, tanks, vessels, and piping.
  • Develop piping specification standards for different systems.
  • Make recommendations for additional equipment as necessary.
  • Ensure designs and details are safe for field erection and use, with constructability in mind.
  • Review and approve Vendor/Contractor vessel calculations.
  • Participate in the review of Management of Changes, PHA Action Requests, Construction Information Requests, and Change Order Requests.
  • Lead equipment vendor qualification process for new fabricators.
  • Assist with local, state, and federal permitting applications.
  • Potential to travel to other Nexus locations as required (~10%).


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering


  • Previous experience designing chemical process operations.
  • 5+ years’ experience with piping design and specification.
  • 5+ years Previous experience with fixed/rotating equipment design and specification.
  • 5+ years Previous experience with API standards related to pumps, tanks, vessels, and piping.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Self-starter with strong initiative
  • Ability to manage multiple projects on different timelines
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, purpose-driven, collaborative environment
  • Have the skills needed to operate and maintain equipment
  • Demonstrate a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

Nexus Circular Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Nexus Circular provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant with a disability unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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