Bechtel Corporation Sr. Control Systems Engineering Specialist, WTP (211839) in Richland, Washington
Requisition ID: 211839
Position Title: Sr. Control Systems Engineering Specialist, WTP (211839)
Location: Richland, WA
Relocation Authorized: National - Family
Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education
Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington State. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 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 cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.
Positions located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) work a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other work locations may work a 9-80’s schedule, M-F 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with alternating Fridays off. Extended hours as needed.
Reviews and prepares higher tier engineering documents and drawings related to the Control Systems engineering discipline.
Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements in the preparation of Control Systems design products.
Activities include the following (but not limited to): coordination with other engineering disciplines, review project design criteria, vendor drawings/manuals, Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P & IDs) and Mechanical System Descriptions to determine control and instrumentation functional requirements, selection of instrumentation in conjunction with process and mechanical requirements, prepare Digital Logic Diagrams and Functional Block Diagrams, prepare Document Change Notices, markup the P&IDs to add control functionality for intermediate/advanced process control systems.
Coordinates technical issues with Startup & Commissioning and provides assistance to Construction in the field.
Contributes to maintaining the project’s instrument database using automated tools and has knowledge of the applicability of information to be populated in the instrument database.
Achieves work process improvement and promotes continuous work process improvement. The Engineer
shall champion non-proprietary electronic data interchange and integrate automation technology where ever practical.
Demonstrate leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills.
BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical sciences or equivalent degree plus a minimum of 6 years of related professional design experience. In lieu of a degree, 12 years of progressive related professional design experience.
Must have 6 years of experience developing, checking and reviewing Control Systems Engineering documentation for detail design.
Hands on Microsoft office programs and other computer programs.
Familiar with design of nuclear facilities.
Familiar with process control system software development
Candidate has excellent written and oral communication abilities along with effective presentation skills.
Working knowledge of VISIO CADD and/or PDS 2D.
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of Control Systems Engineering work processes, procedures, specifications.
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.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.
Experience with Software Quality Assurance and Configuration Management
Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience
Prior work experience with cost variance analysis.
Ability to make calculations and perform analyses in support of design engineering, material quantity take-off and statistical data.
Candidates possess the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship
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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.
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