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I&C Engineer - Neutron Monitoring

Job Description

I&C Engineer - Neutron Monitoring


This job posting is for a remote, full-time position with expertise in Neutron Monitoring


POSITION SUMMARY:  The Instrumentation & Controls Engineering organization is responsible for design engineering of safety related and non-safety related digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems. Additionally, oversees and coordinates workflows and schedules with designated subcontractors. Possesses excellent knowledge of functional disciplines and their practical application and has detailed knowledge of applicable industry codes and regulations. Responsible for making technical decisions regarding I&C system design and application to ensure compliance with NRC regulatory criteria.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applies expert level engineering principles, techniques and practices in the preparation and/or review of I&C System design work products such as, one-line diagrams, logic diagrams, system and equipment requirement specifications, system design documents, engineering studies, engineering calculations, engineering reports, hazard analyses, and Inspections, Tests, and Analysis Acceptance Criteria (ITAAC).

  • Plans and coordinates detailed aspects of the engineering work. Supports preparation of work scope and schedule for assignments.

  • Compile functional and design requirements into component and system design with consideration for system interfaces, manufacturability, serviceability and in-service inspection.

  • Develops department R&D needs and contributes to methodology development.

  • Interprets scope and project requirements and develops design alternatives. Plans, organizes, and performs complex assignments in a team environment.

  • Applies experience in the design, testing and installation of process control and automation systems.

  • Provides mentoring and technical direction to less experienced engineers. Serves as a technical lead for the design of systems, structures, and components. Responsible for results and engineering oversight.

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with team members, stakeholders and clients in a remote setting. Utilize remote communication tools such as video conferencing, chat platforms, and project management software to facilitate seamless collaboration.

  • Regularly interacts with directors and/or major clients. Creates formal networks and may serve as an internal and/or external spokesperson for the organization regarding specialized projects or programs.

  • Provides oversight and direction to key suppliers of I&C systems and components. Also, coordinates design interfaces with other disciplines and partners associated with the I&C systems.

  • Acts as a primary interface to regulatory agencies concerning I&C design principles of assigned I&C systems including supporting audits, requests for additional information (RAI), and meetings.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies. 

  • Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.

  • Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization.

  • Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.

  • Quality Assurance:  Commits to the understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1.


MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:

  • Education: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (power option preferred), from a four year ABET(MRA/MOU) accredited college or university.  A professional engineer license registration or advanced degree is considered.

  • Experience: A minimum of 8 years progressively responsible experience within commercial nuclear power, in a design and/or systems engineering organization, or Navy nuclear power experience, is required. Must be able to demonstrate experience with neutron monitoring. Candidate are required to have exceptional communication, computer, presentation and interpersonal skills as well as strong technical writing and organizational skills and the ability to manage complex projects with multiple work phases.   Must be able to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment as well as swiftly understand and integrate new information, and tasks, facilitating seamless adaptation to project demands.  Preferred experience includes:

    • Experience in the design and installation of I&C safety protection systems as well as development of testing and installation procedures for this type of equipment for commercial nuclear plants.

    • Experience in the design and installation of I&C neutron monitoring systems as well as development of testing and installation procedures for this type of equipment for commercial nuclear plants.

    • Commercial nuclear power, in a design and/or systems engineering organization.

    • Demonstrated ability to incorporate Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations and guidelines into system design requirements for nuclear power plants.

    • Proficient in mapping NRC regulatory requirements to specific system design parameters.

    • Cross-functional Operations experience such as Shift Technical Engineer or Plant Certification.

    • Demonstrated project management skills.

    • Familiarity with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards: 497, 603, 308, 379, 384, 323, 344, and 1050.

  • Industry Requirements:  Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810. 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.

  • Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.

  • The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. 

  • Ability to travel nationally and locally using common forms of transportation. 

JOB NUMBER

#4417

LOCATION

REMOTE / Work From Home

ESTIMATED START DATE

June / July 2024

ESTIMATED DURATION OF WORK

Direct / Long Term

PRIMARY CONTACT

Name

Jenny Lister

Phone

(727) 340-8901

Email

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