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Energy Northwest Engineer Principal/Senior/Staff- Weld Engineer - 6932 in Richland, Washington

Job Title

Engineer Principal/Senior/Staff- Weld Engineer

Job ID

6932

Location

Energy Northwest

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

General Summary

This position is posted at multiple levels

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.

(This is a shared responsibility across all engineering positions).

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

PRINCIPAL:

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.

SENIOR:

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.

STAFF:

Requires a Bachelor of Science degree 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.

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

PRINCIPAL

  • Two diverse assignments are preferred.

  • SRO or Plant Certification is desirable.

  • PE license is preferred.

SENIOR:

One diverse assignment is desirable.

Plant certification is desirable

STAFF:

ESAA qualifications completed.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

BS Welding Engineering

BS Welding Engineering Technology

BS Manufacturing Engineering Technology- Welding

BS Material Engineering with Welding background/ experience

BS Mechanical Engineering with Welding background/ experience

Welding Engineer at a Commercial Nuclear Plant responsible for implementation of the 10CFR welding program to include:

• Interpretation and application of ASME Section III, VIII, IX, XI requirements

• Experience of knowledge with NBIC Repair Codes

• Experience or Knowledge with ANSI/ASME post construction codes (PCC)

• Experience or Knowledge with Fitness for Service evaluations for Piping and vessels

• Interpretation and application of ASME B31.1 requirements

• Knowledge and Application of AWS Codes

• Knowledge of NDE (Non-Destructive Examination)

• Knowledge and experience with Pre and Post weld heat treatment

• Shop experience with welding fabricating and weld details

• Experience or training in Materials and Metallurgy

Salary Range

Principal: Salary: $103,123 minimum to $128,904 midpoint, $154,685 career excellence

Senior: Salary: $89,665 minimum to $112,081 midpoint, $134,497 career excellence

Staff: Salary: $77,963 minimum to $97,454 midpoint, $116,945 career excellence

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.

Benefits

Energy Northwest (EN) offers a highly competitive and substantial benefits package which allows employees (and their families) to enroll in medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, supplemental life insurances, credit monitoring, and identity theft insurance. EN offers three retirement programs to qualifying employees including a matching 401(k) deferred compensation plan, the Washington State Pension Plan (PERS), and a 457(b) savings plan. Employees will also accrue 160 hours of personal time per year and nine paid holidays throughout the calendar year.

Other Compensation

Other available compensation includes our annual bonus program (“At-Risk Compensation” program), inducements, relocation, and various monetary recognition programs, when approved.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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This position is open until filled

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