General Electric Senior Engineer – I&C Systems Design in Wilmington, North Carolina
Job Description Summary
The I&C Systems Design Engineer is responsible for design and analysis of I&C systems for nuclear power plant applications.
Responsible for Plant I&C Systems design activities that support:
GE's BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and/or
Gen-IV reactor technologies including Natrium and ARC sodium fast reactors (SFRs).
Demonstrates accountability for cost, schedule, quality, and technical accuracy of assigned tasks.
Provide technical guidance and leadership, oversee project scheduling and resource planning, develop talent through mentorship, and act as the point-of-contact between your engineering team and both internal and external customers.
Lead I&C System design and development from conceptual through preliminary and detailed design, fabrication, assembly, production test, validation test as well as site installation, start-up test, and commissioning.
Perform, lead, or manage design and related technical scope from Conceptual, Preliminary, and Detailed Design including successful completion of nuclear regulatory design certification or plant licensing as well as procurement packages and hand-off to suppliers for implementation all applicable system, and component requirements; interfaces, function, performance, design assurance process, qualification, standards, regulatory guidance, certification or licensing commitments, technical contract, human factors, safety hazards, reliability, cyber security, etc.
Collaborate with other disciplines to define and achieve functional, performance, reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) targets and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA).
Collaborate with system supplier implementation teams to develop, perform, and review unit, module, system, and integration test plans, procedures, and reports including factory acceptance test, site acceptance test, construction, pre-operational, and start-up tests.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics from an accredited university or college.
Minimum 10 years of experience in industrial Instrumentation and control such as nuclear, power, process, marine, oil & gas, military, aerospace, medical, or pharmaceutical.
Minimum 7 years of experience with application, requisition, or field engineering in a combination of mid-tier programmable logic controllers (PLC) or top-tier DCS used in complex, instrumentation, data acquisition, control, monitoring, or automation.
Minimum 2 years of experience in safety critical applications or regulated industry.
Experience in nuclear analog and digital instrumentation, control, and monitoring with detailed knowledge in safety-related systems, hardware, software, theory of operation, equipment environmental, seismic qualification (EQ) testing and field services or plant start-ups.
Experience in DCS, or PLC application, deployment and support engineering of complex, high reliability, signal acquisition, data processing, inter-networking, separation, safety hazards, reliability, simulation, cyber security requirements.
Experience using industry standards.
Clear thinker, detail oriented, insightful, quantitative, results oriented – Able to learn quickly and make reasoned, sound, and timely decisions.
Effective communication, cross- discipline and functional facilitation, and influencing skills, both verbal and written with focus on requirements, design basis document and technical presentation preparation and delivery.
Inclusive team player able to work successfully in matrix environment – Executing multiple assignments and priorities.
Able and willing to take ownership and responsibility for work scoping, deliverables planning, prioritizing, scheduling, budgeting, action tracking, monitoring, corrective actions, reporting, etc.
Self-starter with positive energy, bias for action, and proven track record of delivering on commitments and goals in a fast-paced environment.
Continuous improvement “mindset” with an ability to identify, influence, and implement better ways to do an activity or process.
Relocation to Wilmington, NC is strongly preferred .
The salary range for this position is $108k-165k. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus. This role contributes to the overall strategy of the business within the Systems Engineering area.
Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes