Digital IC Engineer

Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, Inc. (APC)
Mineral, VA
Dec 05, 2022
Dec 07, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
A$ A' "A' ?Are you an experienced Digital IC Engineer? If so, let's talk! Our client is actively seeking a talented Digital IC Engineer to work with a team located in Mineral, VA. This is a 12-month contract opportunity with our client, with the possibility of extension. Standard Design Quals (REQUIRED)A' . We need folks with utility side design quals, from utilities that have INPO accredited Training and Qualification programs.A' . IF they don't have nuclear utility design quals we can transfer, we just cannot use them. Under our procedures, we MUST have (paper) qualified engineers to perform reviews of design packages.A' . Need strategic thinkers and spec writers; can't do that without experienceA' . Spec writing, technical writing, engineering writingA' . Experience with design change process; standard qualifications for design changesA' . Emerson Ovation - tons of people outside of nuclear have this experience and we are willing to entertain those peopleA' . Can be difficult to attract people to nuclear because of the documentation so we may have to dip outside of the nuclear well to find people - chemical or mechanical backgroundsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:A' . Experience with Industrial Control Systems such as Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems and associated control system devices, computers, communications, and networks;A' . Demonstrated hands-on experience with power generation Industrial Control Systems and skills in the use of advanced control techniques;A' . In-depth knowledge of industry advances in control system monitoring, testing and analysis of control equipment; and controls theory;A' . Knowledge and experience of power plant controls, steam turbine control systems, combustion turbine control systems, balance of plant control systems;A' . Knowledge and experience of electrical and electronics theory;A' . Strong technical leadership skills and strong verbal/written communication skills;A' . Computer packaged software skillsA' . What soft skill requirements do you have (team fit and personality requirements)?A' . Strong communication skills both verbal and writtenA' . Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teamsHigh Level Project Overview:A' . Accountability for schedule and technical quality of engineering tasks with client expectations, scope, budget, and schedule.A' . Provide on-site assistance during design, planning, and construction of digital control system upgradesA' . Provide decision making support for all aspects of the process control, instrumentation, and automation upgrade projectsA' . Control panel design, including power and environmental considerationsA' . Knowledge of instrumentation including temperature, pressure, flow, and analytical instrumentation. Understand the principles of operations, terminology, safety considerations, and applications for common analytical instrumentsA' . Knowledge of control valves including valve sizing, positioner selection, and integration into DCSA' . Experience with HART devicesA' . Experience with virtualized server architecturesA' . Familiarity with NEI 08-09 Cyber Security controls and software tools to implement themA' . Strong analytical and problem-solving skillsA' . Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideasA' . Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge baseA' . Preferred Years of Experience:A' . At least 10 years of experience working with Instrumentation and ControlsEducation:A' . 6+ years of directly related Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) experience working on power plants or related heavy industrial applications.A' . An Engineering Degree from and ABET Accredited Institution