Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
The Systems Engineering group within the Research Reactors Division is responsible for the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) configuration management program, provides technical support to operations and maintenance, and performs systems analysis. The Instrument and Control (I&C) engineer performs design engineering in support of modifications to reactor instrumentation loops and control systems, provides technical support for I&C maintenance activities, and conducts performance analysis of reactor systems. This position will be assigned responsibility for specific HFIR plant systems.
The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States’ highest flux reactor based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world’s most intense pulsed accelerator based neutron source. Together these facilities operate 27 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences for more than 3,000 visiting scientists. HFIR also provides unique facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation. To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to: http://neutrons.ornl.gov.
Work Directions and Interfaces:
Reports to the Electrical and I&C Systems Engineering Team Lead. Interacts with personnel at all levels within the HFIR.
May provide work direction/guidance to technicians and craft personnel.
Measures of Effectiveness:
BS in electrical engineering or related field with at least 4 years of relevant experience in nuclear design/ systems/ maintenance and instrumentation systems, both analog and PLC based, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated ability to develop and interpret requirements and technical specifications required. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrate good interpersonal skills, and work well in a team environment.
Familiarity with Allen Bradley Control Logix is a plus. Familiarity with the regulatory programs which define the HFIR work environment, including DOE Orders pertaining to conduct of operation and maintenance, OSHA requirements, and IEEE standards is preferred.
Other Job Requirements:
This position is a Workplace Substance Abuse Program (WSAP) testing designated position which requires passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in which employees are subject to being randomly selected for testing and undergoing testing without advance notification. The occupant of this position will also be subject to an ongoing requirement to report any drug related arrest or conviction or receipt of a positive drug test result to the Company.
This position also requires Rad Worker II training.
This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or
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