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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Amentum
Location: Richland
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Title Senior Electrical Engineer Position Number 36639 Company WA River Protection Solutions City/State Richland, WA Location TBD Posted 07/11/2022 Closes 09/09/2022 Regular/Temporary Regular Full/Part-Time Full-Time Job Responsibilities/DutiesWashington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is the tank farm operating contractor at the Hanford Site located in Richland, WA. The WRPS mission is to safely store, retrieve, and treat 56 million gallons of legacy radioactive and hazardous waste. This complex mission spans all competencies of engineering/science accomplished through a highly integrated organization engineering organization. Engineering at WRPS consists of process engineering, design engineering, nuclear safety, plant/system engineering, construction project engineering, procurement engineering, process and control system engineering, engineering standards/program implementation, and the Chief Technology Office. These areas support all areas of the tank farm mission including Retrievals, Production Operations, Field Projects, Waste Feed Delivery Projects, and long term innovations.Electrical engineers are responsible for providing engineering support to the WRPS mission within the Engineering Organization. Duties of the electrical engineer will typically include design, specification, analysis, testing, fabrication support, monitoring, and maintenance of electrical systems. Electrical power and control systems are resident in all existing tank farm facilities and new facilities under design and construction:

  • Management of 177 underground single shell (SST) and double shell tank (DST) and interconnected underground/aboveground waste transfer system;
  • Development of radioactive waste treatment systems which including filtration, ion exchange, transfer systems;
  • Remote retrieval of waste including piping, pumps, valves, jumpers, sluicers, and robotic systems;
  • Effluent treatment facility (ETF) with numerous unit operations for final treatment of secondary wasteThe specific engineering duties will include the following:
    • Assume responsibility for the electrical system aspects of specific projects/scope including design, application, test, or the preparation of specifications for systems, materials, equipment or components in collaboration with other engineering/science competencies within the team.
    • Prepare technical manuals, reports, procedures and deliver technical presentations to engineering, operations, projects, and customer organizations.
    • Conduct site/area visits and investigate engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives and provide recommendations
    • Apply technical knowledge toward the reduction of the cost and improvement of systems where possible and incorporate new ideas resulting from engineering/scientific progress in the field.
    • Support preparation of scope, cost, and schedules for projects/tasks.
    • Problem-solving for complex technical challenges with adaptations of engineering alternatives.
    • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and test procedures.
    • Act as lead on projects and/or mentor less experience engineers
    • Ability to execute tasks with minimal oversight
    • Ability to solve highly technical problemsRequired Qualifications
      • Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline with 7+ years experience.
      • Previous electrical power or control system engineering experienceDesired Qualifications
        • Professional Engineering Registration
        • Strong technical writing ability
        • Direct experience with the use of spreadsheet and database software to compile, analyze, and present data
        • Familiarity with process improvement methodologies (Six Sigma, lean manufacturing)
        • Excellent presentation and verbal communication skillsDepending on the nature of your employment with WRPS, you can expect the following:*A business casual dress work environment: jeans are permissible (restrictions may apply).*Opportunity for work/life balance: a standard 4 x 10 work schedule, allowing more personal time to enjoy life outside of the office (other schedules and/or shift work may be required).*Many positions (non-bargaining) that allow for a hybrid work environment, a combination of in-office and telework (restrictions may apply).*An excellent benefits package, effective day one of hire, to include a generous 401K Savings Plan, Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance options, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Holiday/Vacation Pay.Relocation Funding Provided Yes U.S. Citizenship Required Yes Clearance Required No Job Classification Exempt Shift Work Required No This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.Applicants and employees have rights under Federal Employment Laws and are protected under federal law against discrimination. To view information regarding these rights, please click on these links:
          • EEO is the Law Poster (
          • EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
          • Pay Transparency Policy Statement (
          • Family Medical Leave Act
          • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (
          • WA State Paid Family Medical Leave

Keywords: Amentum, Richland , Senior Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Richland, Washington

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