- Controlling Experience
- Communication Skills
- System Design
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 work flows 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.
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.
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, RAIs, 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.
Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.
Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.
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.
MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
Education: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering or a technically related discipline from an accredited university is required. PE is strongly preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in electrical or I&C design, analysis, or engineering is required. Additional required skills and/or experience include:
Commercial nuclear power, in a design and/or systems engineering organization.
Experience in the design and installation of digital safety protection systems as well as development of testing and installation procedures for this type of equipment for commercial nuclear plants.
Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1 preferred.
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.
Disclaimer: Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees in this classification.