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I&C Project Engineer

Surry, VA 23883

Posted: 02/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 612908 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: $95-105/hr


The candidate will fill a position as an I&C Project Engineer for the Digital I&C Program. The Digital I&C project is a 10+ year effort as part of Subsequent License Renewal (SLR) to upgrade safety and non-safety-related analog systems to digital and transform the main control room to flat panel displays and controls. This role works with a cross-functional team of station stakeholders, project leads, and project managers to evaluate modifications to the plant design. Responsibilities include,
  • Reviewing and/or preparing engineering products (e.g., Design / Engineering Change packages, Specifications, Calculations, Technical Evaluations.)
  • Overseeing contracted engineering work and ensuring consistency and compliance with client company and industry standards.
  • Providing technical support, input, and oversight for Factory and Site Acceptance Testing and Simulations (e.g., reviewing and approving procedures and observing activities).
  • Interfacing with the primary equipment supplier and project stakeholders to support technical reviews and input.
  • Analyzing engineering risk and failure modes and incorporating mitigating strategies in the designs.
  • Reporting and presenting status to engineering team lead, project managers, and management team on a periodic basis.
  • Supporting construction / implementation phase (e.g., design updates, field change evaluations, resolution of technical issues).

Top 3 Required Skills:
  1. Experience with nuclear power plant design, systems, and components
  2. Strong background in Electrical, Computer, or I&C Engineering fields
  3. Specification, technical, engineering writing ability

Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

Strongly Preferred Skills and Qualifications (with training documentation and record provided):
  • Nuclear Operations experience (SRO/STA)
  • 50.59 (or equivalent)
  • Standard Design Process qualification for Nuclear Engineering Changes
  • Engineering specification qualification
  • Candidates will be expected to have or gain familiarity with Surrys nuclear power plant design, including the Electrical Distribution System and or the Instrumentation and Control Systems at the station.
  • 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;

Preferred Years of Experience:
  • 6+ years of directly-related electrical power design engineering experience in a power generating station, nuclear background strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of industry experience

  • Possess a 4-year Electrical Engineering Degree or equivalent extensive electrical engineering field experience.
  • Holds or has previously held a valid U.S. Professional Engineer license can be used in lieu of a 4-year degree

Industry experience:
  • Nuclear utility experience
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