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Senior Engineer (Plant I and C Systems Design)

Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

[e.g. moisture separator/reheater system].

  • Perform plant C&M functions, sub-system and systems design.
  • Perform cost-benefit optioneering or trade-off studies for technical risk, function, performance, margin, and cost optimization.
  • Use variety of modern software based tools for; requirements [DOORS], design [Visio],analysis [Matlab], change, configuration, and document management
  • Identify, confirm, document, and lead resolution of technical issues.
  • Provide technical oversight throughout entire design process into release to manufacturing or supplier, fabrication, assembly, production test, validation, integrated system validation test as well as site installation and test.
  • Establish and maintain close, responsive, productive and quality working relationships within and between team members, engineering, support functions, business project management and customers' engineers and plant staff to successfully drive project completion and resolve emergent issues.
  • Prepare technical bid proposals and change orders.
  • Prepare learning sessions for knowledge capture and transfer - Mentor less experienced engineers.
  • Champion nuclear safety culture Ensure compliance with policies, quality management system, and corrective action program
  • Deliver work products on-spec., on-budget, schedule with integrity, safety and security, quality, and then on-time output (ISQO) Perform with high Say-Do ratio.

    Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Nuclear, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science or Technology, Electrical, Software or Systems Engineering or equivalent 4 year technical degree.
  • 15 years of experience with solid skill and knowledge of design, requisition, or field engineering related or similar to one or a combination of BWR "core" control and monitoring.

    Functions and Systems Including:

    • Reactor protection system, OR.
    • Engineered safety functions and auxiliary system, OR.
    • Standby liquid control system, OR.
    • Diverse protection system, OR.
    • Leak detection and isolation system, OR.
    • Nuclear boiler system, OR.
    • Fuel and auxiliary pool cooling system, OR.
    • Reactor water cleanup and shutdown cooling system, OR.
    • Gravity driven cooling system, OR.
    • Isolation condenser system, OR.
    • Reactor component closed cooling water, OR.
    • Steam bypass and pressure control system, OR.
    • Feedwater control system, OR.
    • Steam turbine auxiliary systems, OR.
    • plant service water, OR.
    • Instrument air compressors, OR.
    • AC or DC electric load groups, OR.
    • standby and ancillary diesel generators, OR.
    • HVAC, OR.
    • Plant automation system, OR.
    • Condition monitoring system.
    • 15 years of experience with solid skill and knowledge of plant process control using applicable techniques [e.g.; proportional-integral- derivative (PID), cascade, feed forward, 1, 2, and 3 sensor element, ladder logic, sequential function]
    • 10 years of experience with IEEE Std. 603, 7-4.3.2, 828, 829, 830, 1008, 1012, 1028, 1042, 1074, etc.
    • 10 years of experience with excellent PCs as well as productivity software [e.g.; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio].
    • 5 years of knowledge, skill, or experience with application, requisition, or field engineering on Digital control system (DCS) Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) used in implementations involving complex, real-time operating systems involving software intensive instrumentation, data acquisition, control, monitoring, automation, robotic, scientific experimental or technology demonstrator systems in industries such as; nuclear, power, process, marine, oil & gas, military, aerospace, medical, or pharmaceutical.

      Additional Desired Characteristics:

      • Master of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics or equivalent 4 year technical degree.
      • Professional Engineer Control Systems by National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).
      • PMI/PMP certified or proven project management experience.
      • Senior Reactor Operator (SRO).
      • Experience with various quality standards; NQA-1, AS9000, ISO9000.
      • Experience in DCS, or PLC application, deployment and support engineering of complex, high reliability, harsh environment, real time operating digital systems preferably microprocessor based involving single point failure criterion, dual-triple-quad redundancy, signal acquisition, data processing, inter-networking, separation, human factors, safety hazards, reliability, simulation, cyber security requirements, using modern platforms [e.g.; Client Mark VIe/ControlST, Allen-Bradley, Westinghouse CommonQ, DeltaV, Foxboro I/A, Triconex TRICON, Emerson Ovation, Siemens System7 or TelepermXP].
      • Experience in regulatory affairs and licensing processes in general and NRC specifically such as 10 CFR 50/52, NUREGs, BTPs, ISGs, SRMs, TMIs, and RG 1.53, 1.62, 1.75, 1.89, 1.97, 1.152, 1.153, 1.155, 1.168, 1.169, 1.170, 1.171, 1.172, 1.173, 1.180, 1.189, 1.209, and 5.71.
      • Experience with IEEE Std. 603, 7-4.3.2, 828, 829, 830, 1008, 1012, 1028, 1042, and 1074.
      • Experience with IEC Std. 60xxx, 61xxx and 62xxx series.
      • Experience with requirements management practices and tools [e.g.; DOORS].
      • Solid experience with systems and component design, analysis, modeling, simulation, and test data collection tools [3KeyMaster, Easy5, Simulink, GSE Simsuite, LabView, MathCad, Mathematica, MatLab, MatrixX, ETAP].
      • Experience performing independent, or preferably team based, system design or technical reviews including interfacing with Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and quality assurance (QA) organizations.
      • Solid experience with functional, performance, margin and qualification [environmental, seismic, embedded digital] testing methods.
      • Clear thinker, detail oriented, insightful, quantitative, results oriented Able to learn quickly and make reasoned, sound, and timely decisions.
      • Exceptional technical writing in general with focus on requirements and design documents.
      • Strong verbal communication as well as facilitation and presentation skills for technical and business audiences.
      • Able and willing to take ownership and responsibility for scoping, planning, prioritizing, scheduling, budgeting, action tracking, monitoring, corrective actions, reporting, etc.
      • Self-starter with energy and positive Can-Do attitude .
      • Proven track record of producing quality deliverables on specification, to project budget, at product cost, and on schedule in a fact passed environment.
      • Team player with cross- discipline and functional leadership knowledge, skills, and experience.
      • Able to work successfully in matrix environment.
      • Executing multiple assignments and priorities.
      • Continuous improvement mindset with an ability to identify, influence, and implement better ways to do an activity or process.
      • Working knowledge, skill, and experience using techniques and tools for; design to cost, modeling and simulations, cost estimating, and scheduling.
      • Excellent PC as well as personal and team productivity software [e.g.; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio].

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