Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer - Nuclear Projects
Company: Sargent & Lundy
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.
Our Core Values
Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.
Quality-We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.
Accountability-Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.
Our People-We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.
Our Clients-We deliver value and exceed our clients' expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.
Innovation-Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.
Meaningful Impact-We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.
This position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing power plant controls systems.
You will work on interesting and challenging projects that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical controls engineering issues, including the following:
Digital Systems Design Development -- PLC, DCS, HSI, networked computer systems, and control systems
Functional requirement and procurement specifications for control systems
Mechatronics, control systems for pumps, valves, heat exchangers, steam turbines and reactors to improve the functionality of the nuclear power plant
Critical digital asset cyber assessment and assessment review
Client meetings and site walkdowns to validate scope and ensure client satisfaction
Assist the project manager/director to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
Prepare and review detailed calculations, including scaling, uncertainty, and setpoint calcuations for digital and analog controls applications
Interface with vendors to perform document reviews and prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications
Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner to meet client requirements
Perform independent reviews of work performed by others, including design documentation, specifications, calculations, and drawings
Enhance your career via participation in professional Communities of Practice
Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers
We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
BS or MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program
Five or more years of experience in the design engineering of instrumentation and controls systems in a project team environment for commercial, industrial applications, with a focus on integrated, detailed system design for modifications to existing nuclear power plants
Selection of equipment, materials, control philosophy, and the preparation assemby of design packages, calculations, and specifications
Experience with controls system design including applications for low and medium voltage distribution systems and controls for equipment such as turbines, pumps, feedwater controls, and data displays
Technically knowledgeable of available equipment and proven pre-engineered systems to execute systems design
Experience with serving as the firm's client liaison in a support or lead engineering role
Experience in reviewing design documentation
PE license is preferred
Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.
Area of InterestEngineering
TypeFull Time - Regular
Keywords: Sargent & Lundy, Chattanooga , Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer - Nuclear Projects, Engineering , Chattanooga, Tennessee
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