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Simulator Design Engineer

Job Description

Simulator Design Engineer - Greater Philadelphia area

Work Location:  Full Time on Site

Employment Type: Permanent   

Salary offered:

·        Experience of 12 - 15 years, salary: 145,000/yr + benefits

·        Experience of 15+ years, salary: up to $165,000/yr + benefits   

Hours: Full time / 40 hours (onsite)

Relocation Assistance: Offered


Specific Area of Responsibility:

As part of a highly-integrated engineering team, perform the following engineering activities: 

·        Perform programming to develop and improve the SMR-160 power plant simulator models. 

·        Maintains configuration control of the power plant simulator models. 

·        Support simulation-assisted design scope through model and control logic variations.

·        Support development of system and integrated plant control logic, including control algorithm development for thermal-hydraulic process systems through interfaces with other engineers.

·        Supports interfacing the power plant simulator with the plant control platform provider. 

·        Support development of SMR-160 human-system interface concepts with the plant digital control system supplier and other project stakeholders. 


Minimum Requirements:

·        B.S. in Engineering from an ABET-accredited program is required. 

·        At least 5 years of demonstrated, applicable experience in fossil or nuclear fields. 

·        Experience with instrumentation and control of integrated systems.

·        Demonstrated technical writing skills and effective communication skills.

·        Demonstrated good judgment, ability to act independently, flexibility, and adaptability. 

·        Ability to plan and organize work tasks and meet deadlines.

·        Strong inter-personal skills; effective in a team environment.

·        Strong basic computer skills.

·        Eligible to work in accord with Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810. 


Desired Qualifications:

·        Experience using the Western Services Corporation 3KeyMaster simulation tool suite.

·        Advanced Degrees in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering, or closely related field.

·        Prior experience with DCSs, PLCs, HMIs and their requirements in a nuclear setting. 

·        At least 5 years of demonstrated, applicable experience in design and maintenance of I&C and electrical systems for the nuclear industry. 

·        Experience with the control of I&C, process, and nuclear systems for light water nuclear reactors.

·        Experience with integrated process control strategies.




Greater Philadelphia area


April / May 2024 or asap


Permanent  Position



Laurie Beggs


(727) 743-9089


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