Plant Engineer 3 – Instrumentation & Controls
The Plant Engineer job family is responsible for technical activities relating to operations and maintenance of plant equipment during Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) and Commissioning and Operations. The Plant Engineer protects the installed configuration of the plant systems and provides technical support and issue resolution needed for operation and maintenance of the plant equipment. Under direction of the Plant Engineering Manager interacts with other Plant Engineers, Operations, Maintenance, WTP Project groups, subcontractors, and equipment vendors as required to perform job assignments. This position is within the Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) group and is responsible for instrumentation throughout the plant.
This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC
- Implement Plant Engineering program elements as assigned
- Develop, review, concur with and/or assess engineering technical documents
- Develop, review, concur with and/or assess management control procedures, technical procedures, or guides
- Assess facilities, systems, and/or processes anomalies or degraded conditions
- Resolve condition report issues or other similar discrepancies as assigned
- Develop or request support to develop engineering products for system or equipment repair or replacement
- Provide on-site technical support during preventative or corrective maintenance activities or commissioning
- Assist assigned engineers in determining operability and correcting out-of-specification conditions
- Ensure the health and safety of self and staff by implementing the principles of ISMS
- Ensure that personal conduct of work is consistent with nuclear safety and quality culture expectations
- Meet training requirements and maintain qualifications to perform work
- Support control of field work in assigned areas, including integration of project activities, repairs, and equipment operations activities
- Support operations, maintenance, and commissioning of the WTP Facilities
- Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities
- Provide technical review of facility/system related procedures and work instructions
- Assist with resolution of design issues necessary to support plant operations and/or maintenance
- Review Project design and other documents for operations, maintenance, and testing impacts and providing alternative solutions
- Interface with subcontractors, vendors, and project support groups
- Ensures timely and accurate oral and written technical reports on assigned activities
- Complete required training and maintain qualifications associated with assignments
- Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work to protect self, others, and the environment
This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.
(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual- Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.
Amentum is a global company with a heritage dating back more than 100 years and delivering solutions in nuclear energy, infrastructure, operations and maintenance, and national security. Our predecessors helped build Hoover Dam, protected fighting forces in World War II, and supported the Manhattan Project. Today, our teams clean up legacy nuclear waste around the world, manage the United Kingdom’s defense portfolio, design programs and tests for Navy submarine electronic systems, and provide integrated supply chain services needed in developing countries during the pandemic.
Amentum has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) Join us as we make history at the Hanford Vit Plant, known as the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. We are designing and building a one-of-a-kind facility that will turn radioactive and chemical waste left over from World War II and Cold War plutonium production into a form safe for disposal. Your efforts will help protect the nearby Columbia River and the communities, salmon, and wildlife along its shorelines throughout the Northwest.
Sitting at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers near two mountain ranges, our community provides access to year-round outdoor recreation, 300 days of sun a year, more than 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius, and the amenities of large cities just a three-hour drive (or short flight) to Seattle and Portland.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline or related science from a four-year accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of seven years of professional experience.
Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft application suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.)Preferred Experience:
One year of nuclear facility experience is preferred.
Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities preferred.
Experience with national consensus codes and standards preferred.
Current Professional Engineer’s License
Extensive Knowledge of Code and Standards Pertinent to Control Systems Engineering
Design and Review of digital and analog control logic
Data entry to instrumentation and I/O databases
Knowledge of instrument installations
Testing and troubleshooting instrumentationProgression to the next grade is based upon complexity of assignment and performance.
This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship