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Consulting Engineer

Surry, VA 23883

Posted: 01/16/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 532027 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Must Haves:
  • Standard Design Quals (REQUIRED)
  • We need folks with utility side design quals, from utilities that have INPO accredited Training and Qualification programs.
  • IF they dont have nuclear utility design quals we can transfer, we just cannot use them. Under our procedures, we MUST have (paper) qualified engineers to perform reviews of design packages.
  • Need strategic thinkers and spec writers; cant do that without experience
  • Spec writing, technical writing, engineering writing
  • Experience with design change process; standard qualifications for design changes
  • Emerson Ovation - tons of people outside of nuclear have this experience and we are willing to entertain those people
  • Can be difficult to attract people to nuclear because of the documentation so we may have to dip outside of the nuclear well to find people - chemical or mechanical backgrounds

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Experience with Industrial Control Systems such as Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems and associated control system devices, computers, communications, and networks;
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with power generation Industrial Control Systems and skills in the use of advanced control techniques;
  • In-depth knowledge of industry advances in control system monitoring, testing and analysis of control equipment; and controls theory;
  • Knowledge and experience of power plant controls, steam turbine control systems, combustion turbine control systems, balance of plant control systems;
  • Knowledge and experience of electrical and electronics theory;
  • Strong technical leadership skills and strong verbal/written communication skills;
  • Computer packaged software skills
  • What soft skill requirements do you have (team fit and personality requirements)?
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
High Level Project Overview:
  • Accountability for schedule and technical quality of engineering tasks with client expectations, scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Provide on-site assistance during design, planning, and construction of digital control system upgrades
  • Provide decision making support for all aspects of the process control, instrumentation, and automation upgrade projects
  • Control panel design, including power and environmental considerations
  • Knowledge of instrumentation including temperature, pressure, flow, and analytical instrumentation. Understand the principles of operations, terminology, safety considerations, and applications for common analytical instruments
  • Knowledge of control valves including valve sizing, positioner selection, and integration into DCS
  • Experience with HART devices
  • Experience with virtualized server architectures
  • Familiarity with NEI 08-09 Cyber Security controls and software tools to implement them
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas
  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base
Preferred Years of Experience:
    • 6+ years of directly related Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) experience working on power plants or related heavy industrial applications.
  • An Engineering Degree from and ABET Accredited Institution
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Are there any specific companies/industries youd like to see in the candidates experience?
  • Familiarity with nuclear power plant environments
Preferred Interview Process Overview (High level):
  • Phone or Video interview
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