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Senior Control Systems Engineer

Company: Bechtel
Location: Richland
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 247320Requisition Posting End Date: 01/14/2022Project OverviewBechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world's largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford site, which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.
The project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOE's most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities - Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory - as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.
This position is a design position located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) in support of the Plant Engineering organization and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 am to 5:00 pm (day shift). The selected applicant needs to be willing and able to work overtime and weekends as needed.
The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) and Amentum. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project.
Position SummaryResponsible for assigned activities within an engineering or scientific discipline in a global business unit on a project or program. Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering. Makes decisions independently concerning problems within the discipline on the project.

  • Represents the discipline on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work.
  • Reviews bid analyses and makes recommendations.
  • Requires knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.
  • Requires a basic knowledge of Bechtel's administrative practices.
  • Must have experience in the below listed activities and the proven ability to lead the day-to-day technical work of the discipline engineers within their assigned group:
  • Design/review of P&IDs
  • Write/check design criteria documentation
  • Design/review of digital and analog control logic
  • Generation/review of calculations
  • Specification/review of instrumentation specification, including material requisition and data sheet preparation
  • Design/layout of plant control rooms
  • Location/arrangement of DCS and other control cabinets within plant
  • Allocation of DCS I/O
  • Apply tubing and instrument installation design
  • Review supplier documentation to ensure project specifications are satisfied
  • Coordinate work tasks with other engineering disciplines and other engineering offices
    Qualifications and SkillsBasic Qualifications
    • B.S. degree in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering, from an accredited university, or other related engineering field with 13 years' experience related to Control Systems engineering. In lieu of degree, 19 years' experience related to Control Systems engineering is required
    • Candidate must have the right to legally work and remain in the United States without sponsorship
      Minimum Qualifications
      • Knowledge of data acquisition techniques and hardware
      • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Familiar with or course work using industry wide Control Systems system calculation/design tools, such as instrument set-point calculation software, CAD 2D and loop designing software
      • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft application suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.)
      • Candidate must be able to achieve their Professional Engineer's (PE) License within one (1) year of hire
        Preferred Qualifications
        • Engineering experience on DOD or DOE or NNSA or Commercial Nuclear work experience, specific technical experience
        • Current Professional Engineering License
          Shaping tomorrow togetherBechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.
          www.bechtel.comBechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.

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