Framatome Electrical Engineer II - IV in Richland, Washington

Framatome is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day Framatome’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.

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Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).

The Plant Engineering, Technical Support and Maintenance Department

The Plant Engineering, Technical Support and Maintenance Department supports manufacturing of nuclear fuel manufacturing. The group consists of three teams; Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering. The candidate would be part of the Electrical Engineering Team.

Framatome is looking for an Electrical Design Engineer for it's Richland, WA facility. * * The identified Electrical Engineer candidate will under general supervision, perform varied and more difficult engineering tasks requiring application of established techniques and procedures.

  • Primary responsibilities will include: *

  • Design electrical systems that satisfy applicable electrical standards, human factors, installation/cost, and maintenance best practices.

  • Oversee field work including new installations, integration into existing systems, and troubleshooting as required.

  • Start up, commissioning, operations, and maintenance of process and production equipment and associated facilities and support systems.

  • Support of 24/7 fuel manufacturing facility in engineering projects and maintenance.

The candidate will be required to learn existing plant systems and support improvement projects and maintenance activities at a facility with highly automated chemical processing and assembly equipment.

*All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position . *

  • Engineer II- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, plus 2 to 3 years of directly related engineering experience. An advanced degree may be substituted for related exp. (MS 1-2 yrs. or PhD 1-3 yrs.)

  • Engineer III- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, plus 3 to 5 years of directly related engineering experience. An advanced degree may be substituted for related exp. (MS 1-2 yrs. or PhD 1-3 yrs.)

  • Engineer IV- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, plus 5 to 7 years of directly related engineering experience. An advanced degree may be substituted for related exp. (MS 1-2 yrs. or PhD 1-3 yrs.)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work well within an organization and the ability to comprehend and convey detailed technical data.

  • Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal working relationships.

  • Familiarity with electrical standards (UL-508A, NFPA-70).

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.

  • The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position. *

  • Basic AutoCAD experience.

  • Technical expertise in at least one of the following: Control systems (PLCs), manufacturing, radionuclide assay instrumentation, or building management systems.

TRAVEL:

Domestic/International travel - 2%. Minimal travel for training or plant visits to Europe.

Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job: *DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Title: Electrical Engineer II - IV

Location: NORTH AMERICA-Washington-Richland

Requisition ID: DES03214