Energy Northwest NSSS Systems Engineer in Richland, Washington

General Summary

Provide independent engineering service and support to perform highly complex engineering tasks requiring specialized skills and broad experience in the application of engineering fundamentals in support of the design modification, operating, and independent assessment of Energy Northwest facilities. Serve as an advisor to others.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Perform highly complex engineering analyses and designs in support of operations, systems, programs, audit inspections, and assessments requiring skills and experience gained through application of engineering methods and analysis, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements. Work with minimal supervision. Serve as an advisor providing advice and counsel on assignments concerned with specialized or unique engineering requirements. Solutions provided involve unconventional or innovative program solving techniques. Provide technical leadership and training on highly complex or extended projects.

Tasks typically involve highly complex problem solving techniques and require advanced application of practices and methodologies. Provide leadership of small groups to resolve complex issues. Available guidance generally does not exist to fit problems encountered and advanced technological skills are required to provide solutions.

Provide technical direction and leadership routinely to other engineers; serve as a mentor. Provide training to others.

Identify need and initiate development of new policies, programs, plans, and procedures to meet strategic objectives.

Assure compliance with regulatory and industry guidance. Provide interpretation of industry guidance for application.

Identify potential problems in design, quality, or operation and initiate corrective action in accordance with plant Condition Report (CR) process.

Engineering employees are expected to be available and to support the following activities as a condition of employment with Energy Northwest:

  • Emergency Response Organization (ERO) including being on-call (24/7) during your required team duty (2 weeks out of every 8 weeks).

  • 12 hour work shifts during outages as part of our overall Outage support (24/7) including Outage Command Center and Engineering Outage Center

  • Engineering duty cycle support (24/7) including call-out availability during your responsible duty assignment (typically 1 week timeframe with requirements similar to ERO).

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Staff Level: Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and at least one year of engineering experience; OR a Bachelor of Science degree in science applied in Engineering from an accredited college or university and at least one year of engineering experience; OR a PE license obtained by accredited examination and at least one year of engineering experience. A high school diploma or GED is required.

Senior Level: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and five years of discipline specific engineering experience; OR a PE license obtained by an accredited examination and five years of discipline specific engineering experience. High school diploma or GED is required.

Principal Level: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and eight years of engineering experience, plus one diverse assignment; OR a high school diploma or GED and PE license obtained by accredited examination plus eight years of engineering experience and one diverse assignment.

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

5+ years of previous engineering and nuclear power plant experience

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE

General knowledge of design of commercial nuclear power plants (BWR's)

Nuclear power plant system engineer with troubleshooting experience

Salary Range

Staff Level Salary: $70,269 minimum to $87,836 midpoint

Senior Level Salary: $80,816 minimum to $101,020 midpoint

Principal Level Salary: $92,946 minimum to $116,182 midpoint

Typically, selected candidates are hired at a salary rate between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

Position will be posted until filled.

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Energy Northwest

Job Title: NSSS Systems Engineer

Job ID: 5970