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Instrumentation and Controls Engineer / NB50654823
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Job Location: Oak Ridge, TN

(HFIR) configuration management program. It also provides technical support to operations and maintenance, and performs systems analysis. As an Instrument and Control (I&C) engineer, you will perform design engineering in support of modifications to reactor instrumentation loops and control systems, provide technical support for I&C maintenance activities, and conduct performance analysis of reactor systems. This position will be assigned responsibility for specific HFIR plant systems.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:
CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT* Prepares engineering designs for new installations and for replacement and upgrade of reactor structures, systems, and components. * Performs calculations and analyses to support design development. * Applies relevant codes and standards, such as DOE Orders, ICC, IEEE (including Nuclear Standards), etc.* Task leads field installation and testing of engineering design changes.* Preparesdesign specifications to define and determine performance criteria for component upgrades.* Writes material specifications and initiates procurement of nuclear safety-related materials.* Implements modifications in accordance with nuclear configuration control processes.* Prepares and maintains as-built documentation for assigned reactor systems, including engineering drawings, specifications, system descriptions, relevant databases, and labeling.MAINTENANCE SUPPORT * Troubleshoots and analyzes system and component failures and develops corrective actions.* Provides written work package instructions to perform and document work.* Provides field technical supports to craft supervisors and craft. * Develops and implements preventive and predictive maintenance work instructions.OPERATIONS SUPPORT* Performs operability assessments to determine equipment impact on HFIR operation.* Serves as a Shift Technical Advisor (STA) to provide daily technical support to HFIR Plant OperationsSYSTEM ANALYSIS* Analyzes and trends results of preventive and predictive maintenance data. * Analyzes equipment performance history. * Performs overall systems health evaluation in accordance with HFIRs Reliability Program, which involves the following:
  • System Health Indicators
  • Identification of new and status of existing equipment vulnerabilities
  • HFIR 3-Year Planning Activities
  • Identification of Spare Parts deficiencies
  • Walk-Downs to Assess System Configuration and Material Condition
  • Assessment of open Modifications, Deviations, and Corrective Work Packages * Supports engineering design for upgrade of plant systems.* This position requires some physical activity, such as carrying lightweight items, climbing ladders, etc.* This position also requires Rad Worker II and Qualified Electrical Worker 2 training* Some work will be done in Radiological Areas and in energized electrical compartmentsOther Job Requirements:This position is a WorkplaceSubstance Abuse Program (WSAP) testing designated position which requires passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in which employees are subject to being randomly selected for testing and undergoing testing without advance notification. The occupant of this position will also be subject to an ongoing requirement to report any drug related arrest or conviction or receipt of a positive drug test result to the Company.

    Qualifications Required:
    Basic Qualifications:* BS in electrical engineering or related field* 5 or more years of relevant experience in design / systems engineering with an emphasis on analog I&C design * Demonstrated ability to develop and interpret requirements and technical specifications* This position requires an L clearance; however, all qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. This position also requires Rad Worker II training.Preferred Qualifications:* Strong oral and written communication skills* Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment* 7 or more years of experience with electrical, instrumentation and control, or digital control systems at a nuclear facility* Familiarity with the regulatory programs which define the HFIR work environment, including DOE Orders pertaining to conduct of operation and maintenance, OSHA requirements, and IEEE standards

    Work Directions and Interfaces:
    Reports to the Systems Engineering Team Leader. Interacts with personnel at all levels within the Research Reactors Division.Provides work direction to technicians and craft personnel.

    Measures of Effectiveness:
    * Successfully performs analytical analysis on a variety of reactor instrumentation loops and engineering problems* Successfully troubleshoots problems with analog instrument loops* Demonstrates technical competence.

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-verify Employer.
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