Senior Principal Instruments and Controls Engineer (Senior P
Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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Principal Engineer) Posted Date 4 months ago (9/15/2020 2:16 PM)
Job ID 2020-2944 # of Openings 1 Category Engineering Type
Full-Time Location : City North Las Vegas Location : State/Province
(Full Name) Nevada Overview If you're looking for an interesting,
fulfilling career, you've come to the right place! At Mission
Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we're a dynamic team of
employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site
(NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site.--A premier outdoor,
indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level
experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including
Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California;
Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New
Mexico.--We're dedicated to working together as a team to keep our
nation safe. Join us! MSTS is a limited liability company
consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs
Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.
Responsibilities We are seeking a Senior Principal Engineer to
serve as the Instrument & Control (I&C) Engineer who
participates in planning, specifying, scheduling, designing,
implementing, and commissioning Facility and--Infrastructure design
changes at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). In this role,
the I&C Engineer must take a disciplined approach to evaluating
existing conditions and devising upgrade designs to highly
regulated nuclear safety related facilities. In addition to
instrumentation and control responsibilities, the engineer will be
required to prepare designs for communication systems, which
include standard phones, voice over IP phones, data network
distribution, outside plant design, inside plant cabling design,
public address, security system interface coordination with NNSS
security contractor, and other miscellaneous data type systems. All
network designs will be coordinated with MSTS Information
Technology (IT)--department to ensure compatibility with their
systems. Familiarity with Department of Energy (DOE) or Nuclear
Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulated design changes is highly
desirable. This role requires a broad range of skills, knowledge,
and expertise. Key Responsibilities
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) -
1012 Verification and Validation of software requirements, electric
circuit analysis, specifying compatible electric and electronic
components, network design, cable installations, and an
understanding of process control (e.g., ventilation, hydraulics,
electrical generation and distribution, Public Address systems,
access control and security, and Building Automation).
- DOE-STD-1195 - Design of Safety Significant Safety Instrumented
Systems used at DOE Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities
- Skills needed to support ongoing projects include cable and
conduit installation, field engineering, control system
installation during sustained facility operation, testing and
commissioning planning and execution, evaluation of existing field
conditions against configuration managed design drawings and
- Working knowledge of Rural Electrification Administration and
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
- Experience with network diagrams, plan layouts, control
schematics, subcontractor specification and technical
- Experience in Department of Energy (DOE) or commercial nuclear
facilities is preferred.
- Highly desirable experience: Requirements traceability, control
system component specification and selection; sub-contractor
technical interface and oversight; field engineering support for
construction and retrofits; motor controllers and Variable
Frequency Drives (VFD); SCADA/DCS/System Integration working
knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC); Remote Terminal
Units (RTU); Web Relays; Internet of Things (IoT) Devices.
- Serve as Technical Lead for major projects and startups.
Initiates collaboration with partners external to MSTS. Leads
collaboration to achieve mission execution.
- Ensure team's processes and deliverables comply with laws,
codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures.
- Develop new initiatives for additional scopes of work.
- Serve as an expert advisor to other personnel and management on
difficult and critical technical issues.
- Mentor S/E staff and technical management in methods,
processes, and best practices.
- Participate in business development, by defining customer
needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce
results meeting customer needs.
- Work with customer personnel to ensure--needs are clearly
- Work with others to meet customer objectives.
- Apply knowledge and ingenuity to implement cutting edge,
pioneering solutions in the technical arena, often in unexplored
areas of investigation and research. Qualifications Due to the
nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all positions.
- Bachelor's degree in an engineering program accredited by the
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), plus at
least 14 years' relevant experience.
- Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper
technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary
knowledge. Graduate research experience may be recognized.
- Recognized as an authoritative source of information.
- Knowledge of how codes and standards of other disciplines
affect their discipline.
- Knowledge is typically within one technical discipline or
- Must be available to work a 5/8 or 9/80 work schedule.
- Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug
screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that
includes random drug testing.
- Must have a valid driver's license. Department of Energy Q
Clearance--(position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and
tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part
707.4, "Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites," will be
conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal
background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must
meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.
Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which
may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may
also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, "Counterintelligence
Evaluation Program. Eligibility Requirements - To obtain a
clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years
of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, "Personnel Security."-- MSTS is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, veteran status or other
characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening,
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