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Electrical Engineer

Holtec International, a global turnkey supplier of equipment and systems for the nuclear, solar, geothermal and fossil power generation sectors of the energy industry, is seeking to add an Electrical Engineer to their Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Engineering Team.

The Engineer is responsible for the design and analysis of safety and non-safety related Electrical systems for the Holtec Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and regularly interfacing with the mechanical, nuclear, and I&C engineering teams for electrical design and consultation. This Engineer oversees and coordinates work flows and schedules with designated subcontractors. This Engineer applies his or her knowledge and experience, industry best practices, regulatory guidance, codes and standards, and good engineering judgment to ensure the design is complaint with NRC regulatory criteria and industry best practices.

Minimum Requirements:

BS in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field of study from an accredited college or university.

Three (3+) years of nuclear experience (e.g. utility, NSSS Vendor, Engineering Consultant, EPC, etc.) with demonstrated ability to solve complex engineering problems.

Experience with electrical analysis software (ETAP, SKM, or similar)

Experience with 1E and non-1E electrical equipment requirements

Experience with DCSs, PLCs, HMIs and their requirements in a nuclear setting

Demonstrated technical writing skills and effective communication skills.

Demonstrated good judgment, ability to act independently, flexibility, adaptability and leadership skills.

Ability to plan and organize work tasks and meet deadlines.

Strong inter-personal skills; effective in a team environment.

Strong basic computer skills.

Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.

Desired Qualifications:

MS in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field of study from an accredited college or university.

Ten (10+) years of demonstrated, applicable experience in design and maintenance of I&C and electrical systems.

Licensed as a Professional Engineer.

Experience with NUREG 0800, Chapters 7, 8 and 18.

Experience with applicable (including nuclear-specific) IEEE, EPRI, ISA, and ANSI codes and standards.

Experience with RMS, NIS, Reactor Protection and Process Control, CRDMs, Turbine Control and Protection Systems.

Experience designing electrical systems (high/medium/low voltage distribution).

Experience with integrated control of Once-Through Steam Generators.

Experience with Cyber Security/CDAs.

Experience and knowledge of I&C system design, analysis, and licensing topics.

Job Duties:

Perform full spectrum of design engineering activities.  Applies senior level engineering principles, techniques and practices in the preparation and/or review of system design work products such as:


Logic diagrams

One-line/three-line diagrams

Schematics and wiring diagrams

Instrumentation and I/O lists

System function and design requirement specifications

System design documents

Engineering studies

Sizing and specifying electrical (motors, generators, transformers, batteries, etc.) and I&C(transmitters, operators, control valves, switches, etc.) equipment

Electrical calculations: three phase power studies, trip/transients, short circuit, voltage drop, motor starting and protective relay settings.

Engineering reports

Hazard analyses

Inspections, Tests, and Analysis Acceptance Criteria (ITAAC)

Interprets scope and project requirements and develops design alternatives. Plans, organizes, and performs complex assignments in a team environment. Independently verify and validate engineering calculations. Develop and maintain SMR standards and Conduct of Engineering methods. Perform and support systems engineering and integration activities. Plan, organize, and perform complex assignments in a team environment. Support and manage procurement of services and equipment. Provide mentoring and technical direction to less experience engineers. Prepare and deliver technical presentations to internal and external organizations. Prepare internal work authorizations (scope, resource estimate and schedule). Interface with, and receive input from lead subcontractors and colleagues, including subject matter experts.

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