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Principle Procurement Engineer

Company: Equiliem
Location: Richland
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Principle Procurement Engineer:
Full-Time Telework (remote) position.

Project Overview:
The client is a global engineering, construction and project management company that has built the world for more than 120 years, having constructed Hoover Dam, the English Channel Tunnel, entire cities in the Middle East, the second-largest solar thermal power project in the world, and millions of miles of roads and pipelines. We produce a lasting, positive legacy by creating jobs, growing economies, connecting communities to resources, shoring up and expanding infrastructure, and making the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the Northwest.

Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.

Position Description:
As a Principle Procurement Engineer, you will be working as part of the Engineering team that implements the WTP Engineering CGD process. The ideal candidate will have a detailed experience in several areas, including: engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and quality assurance requirements associated with the nuclear CGD process.

This position is a part-time role that offers full-time telework.

Position Responsibilities:
The specific responsibilities associated with this position include, but are not limited to: providing expertise necessary to develop and implement procurement strategies, performing failure mode analyses on safety-related items and equipment, develop commercial grade dedication strategies, directly interfacing with the WTP supply chain, reviewing diverse manufacturing processes (e.g., machining, welding, heat treating, factory acceptance testing), implementing detailed requirements associated with quality assurance (e.g., NQA-1, DOE 414.1D, ISO-9000), and applicable codes and standards (e.g., ASME Section VIII, ANSI B31.3, AWS D1.1/D1.6).

The Principle Procurement Engineering role includes working under the direction of a supervisor implementing the CGD process, which includes but is not limited to the following:
Performing detailed technical evaluations of both simple and complex items (mechanical, electrical, structural, and instrumentation and controls)
Developing and optimizing procurement strategies
Performing failure analysis of safety-related items and equipment
Developing detailed critical characteristics, acceptance criteria, and acceptance methods based on project requirements and supplier capabilities
Performing detailed reviews of supplier CGD programs, process
Developing CGD Survey and Source Verification criteria
Partnering with suppliers on CGD and other supply chain issues to ensure success.
Performing detailed technical and quality reviews of suppliers CGD quality documentation
Interfacing with the Department of Energy.
To ensure successes, the Principal Procurement Engineer should possess detailed knowledge of all phases of the CGD process used at nuclear power plants and/or nuclear waste applications including NQA-1 (2004-2012), EPRI Reports: 5652, 6406, 17218, 112579, along with other industry codes and standards.

Basic Qualifications
B.S. in Engineering or Science discipline plus 10 years of CGD experience; or 15 plus years of nuclear experience
Detailed knowledge and actual experiences with CGD processes in NRC or DOE regulated facilities
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in use of Microsoft office products (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Possess the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
Manufacturing experience
Previous Bechtel project experience
Previous DOD/DOE project experience
Familiarity with relevant Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design standards and guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs)
Quality Assurance experience

Keywords: Equiliem, Richland , Principle Procurement Engineer, Engineering , Richland, Washington

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