Principal Engineer in Richland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Richland, WA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Principal Engineer

This is a contract position located in Richland, WA (Tri-Cities area of Eastern, WA).  Remote work is not an option.  Expected duration is 1 year.

Nuclear industry experience is required.

General Summary:

Provide independent engineering service and support to perform highly complex engineering tasks requiring specialized skills and broad experience in the application of engineering fundamentals in support of the design modification, operating, and independent assessment of the facility. Serve as an advisor to others.

Principle Duties:

•Perform highly complex engineering analyses and designs in support of operations, systems, programs, audit inspections, and assessments requiring skills and experience gained through application of engineering methods and analysis, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements. Work with minimal supervision. Serve as an advisor providing advice and counsel on assignments concerned with specialized or unique engineering requirements. Solutions provided involve unconventional or innovative program solving techniques. Provide technical leadership and training on highly complex or extended projects.

•Tasks typically involve highly complex problem solving techniques and require advanced application of practices and methodologies. Provide leadership of small groups to resolve complex issues. Available guidance generally does not exist to fit problems encountered and advanced technological skills are required to provide solutions.

•Provide technical direction and leadership routinely to other engineers; serve as a mentor. Provide training to others.

•Identify need and initiate development of new policies, programs, plans, and procedures to meet strategic objectives.

•Assure compliance with regulatory and industry guidance. Provide interpretation of industry guidance for application.

•Identify potential problems in design, quality, or operation and initiate corrective action in accordance with plant Condition Report (CR) process.

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly.  Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.  Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.  

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.