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Control Systems Engineer

Company: Bechtel
Location: Richland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 248461Requisition Posting End Date: 01/18/2022Project 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 SummaryPlans and conducts independent work within a global business unit, requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Devises new approaches to solving problems.Working knowledge of precedents in the specialty area, the principles and practices of related technical areas and of coordinating work with other technical disciplines.Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating, and conducts independent work requiring judgment in the application of engineering techniques. Normally uses conventional approaches to technical problems encountered. Provides technical direction and may assign work to engineers, designers, and drafters who assist on specific assignments.ResponsibilitiesDesign and review of Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs) for various plant systems,Generation of design and design change packages,Translation of project scoping documents to systems designOrigination and review of system design criteriaOrigination and review of setpoint calculations,Specification of instrumentation and control valves,Generation of instrument and control valve data sheets and material requisitionsDesign and review of digital and analog control logic,Data entry to instrumentation, valve and I/O databases,Design and application of tubing and instrument installations, etc.,Allocation and layout of facility control system I/O,Coordination of physical locations of instrumentation, control valves, control cabinets, etc.,Design and review of cabinet layouts,Design and review of control room layouts, with consideration of human factors,Design and review of control system network architecture,Programming of Industrial control systems (DCS and/or PLC),Review control systems graphic displays,Review of supplier provided data and documentation,Participate in supplier factory acceptance testing,Coordination with other engineering disciplines and other functions,Perform plant walkdowns and generate of walkdown notes/packages,Provide technical assistance to more junior engineers, designers, drafters,Coordinate with client representatives, as requiredLead small engineering task group(s)Some travel to supplier facilities may be required.Qualifications and SkillsBasic QualificationsLevel 1BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field, from an accredited university, with one year of related experience, or MS degree in Nuclear, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field, or in lieu of a degree seven years engineering experience related to position.Candidate must have the right to legally work and remain in the United States without sponsorshipLevel 2BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field, from an accredited university, with three years of related experience, or MS degree in Nuclear, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field or in lieu of a degree nine years engineering experience related to position.Candidate must have the right to legally work and remain in the United States without sponsorshipConsideration will be given to candidates with AS degrees in engineering with extensive control systems experience; however, these candidates may not qualify for all positions.Minimum QualificationsExperience in software requirements, design and/or implementation on a Distributed/Industrial Control System or PLC system.Technical writing skills required; database experience desired.Knowledge of data acquisition techniques and hardwareCandidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft application suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.)Preferred QualificationsKnowledge of Codes and Standards pertinent to control systems engineering and nuclear industryExperience with ABB 800xA Industrial/Distributed Control System Applications.Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of FOUNDATION Fieldbus, Profibus DP, and Modbus RTU desired.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 softwareEIT / FE CertificationShaping 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.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.

Keywords: Bechtel, Richland , Control Systems Engineer, Other , Richland, Washington

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