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Entry Level Electrical Engineer

An engineer for the S9G Power Plant Electrical (PPE) unit will work on efforts supporting VIRGINIA Class (S9G) Reactor Plant Instrumentation and Control (I&C) equipment. The unit's responsibilities span the support of new construction, fleet support, development and testing of design changes, procedural development and improvement, and support of instrumentation and control development and testing activities.

An associate or intermediate engineer is responsible for a cognizant system(s) but also supported by a team including more experience engineers. This position provides to opportunity to develop strong system engineering skills and opportunities to improve those skills through challenging work assignments, mentors, and in-house training programs. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Qualification as an I&C systems engineer by developing a deep understanding of expected system operation.
  • Support I&C system and equipment design changes (develop functional requirements and conceptual designs, review design changes, update design documentation, develop and improve operation and maintenance procedures, perform compatibility testing, and support installation and operation).
  • Support construction of VIRGINIA Class submarines.
  • Respond to emergent issues in a technically accurate and timely manner.
  • Make written technical recommendations and perform technical reviews of recommendations for the unit.
  • Develop procedural improvements to support VIRGINIA Class I&C equipment.
  • Complete additional technical tasks assigned directly to you to support our unit, subdivision, or NNL.
  • Provide succinct summaries, both oral and written, of work and work issues.

REQUIRED SKILLS *

Associate:
  • BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university.

Intermediate:
  • BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience; or
  • MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of relevant experience; or
  • Currently or previously EOOW qualified in the Nuclear Operations Program; or
  • SRE Qualification

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Previous experience problem solving on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Co-op, internship or prior work experience in a technical field.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in guiding individuals and groups on a multi-disciplinary project.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills.
  • Minimum of 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA.