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Engineer Principal

Richland, WA 99354

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 615879 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities: 
Perform highly complex engineering analyses and designs in support of operations, systems, programs, audit inspections, and assessments requiring skills and experience gained through application of engineering methods and analysis, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements. Work with minimal supervision. Serve as an advisor providing advice and counsel on assignments concerned with specialized or unique engineering requirements. Solutions provided involve unconventional or innovative program solving techniques. Provide technical leadership and training on highly complex or extended projects.
Tasks typically involve highly complex problem-solving techniques and require advanced application of practices and methodologies. Provide leadership of small groups to resolve complex issues. Available guidance generally does not exist to fit problems encountered and advanced technological skills are required to provide solutions.
Provide technical direction and leadership routinely to other engineers; serve as a mentor. Provide training to others.
Identify need and initiate development of new policies, programs, plans, and procedures to meet strategic objectives.
Assure compliance with regulatory and industry guidance. Provide interpretation of industry guidance for application.
Identify potential problems in design, quality, or operation and initiate corrective action in accordance with plant Condition Report (CR) process.

Required Education & Experience:
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and eight years of engineering experience, plus one diverse assignment; OR a high school diploma or GED and PE license obtained by accredited examination plus eight years of engineering experience and one diverse assignment.
  • Requires knowledge of discipline engineering principles, practices, and theories, and methods to identify and solve the highest complex problems and perform sophisticated analyses. Advanced technical knowledge of related disciplines is required.
  • Must maintain current knowledge of industry developments and applications 

Desired Education & Experience:
  • Two diverse assignments are preferred.
  • SRO or Plant Certification is desirable.
  • PE license is preferred.
  • Experience with Medium Voltage switchgear, 4kV electrical bus structures, advanced relay and protection is desired. Experience in Nuclear design process is a plus.
  • Previous experience with the Standard Design Process and Digital Design Process are desired.
Required Abilities & Skills:
  • Effective communication skills are required to relate to both highly analytical and nonscientific backgrounds.
  • Ability to provide strong technical guidance, leadership, and technical training to other technical employees.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Demonstrate core values: Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Mutual respect and trust through open, honest communication.
  • Ability to represent Engineering in industry working groups and other discipline related activities.
  • Act as Responsible Engineer over engineering changes prepared by self and those performed by other architectural engineers in the Design Engineering Department.
  • Work within a diverse team to complete various tasks to support major capital projects.
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