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I&C Project Engineer (DE1JP00003128)
Location: Surry, VA
Per Diem: GSA CONUS rates
Start: August 21, 2023
Duration: • 1 year – with intent to extend contingent on project need/performance.
Hours: Flexibility for a Hybrid schedule
High Level Project Overview:
The candidate will fill a position as an I&C Project Engineer for the Surry 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.
• 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 Dominion Energy 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).
IP-ENG-001 – Design
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
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written
• Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
• 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 Surry’s 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