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Sr Eng I-Plant Engineer 3 Controls & Instrumentation NS&E

  • Location: Colorado City, Pueblo, Colorado
  • Salary: 50.9-75 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Start Date: 2022-04-25
  • Job Ref: 22-07756
Relocation Authorized: Per Diem Allowed
Position to be Panel Interviewed:
Project Overview:
Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the worlds largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state. The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify 56 million gallons (210 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford site, which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.
The project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOEs most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.
The Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) is a limited liability corporation created by *** (BNI) and Amentum. WTCC is a subcontractor to BNI, the prime contractor, to deliver the construction, turnover, startup, and commissioning activities for the WTP project. This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 am to 5:00 pm. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work overtime as needed.
THIS STAFF AUGMENTATION POSITION IS IN SUPPORT OF AMENTUM SCOPE.
JOB SUMMARY

The Plant Engineer job family is responsible for technical activities relating to operations and maintenance of plant equipment during Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) and Commissioning and Operations. The Plant Engineer protects the installed configuration of the plant systems and provides technical support and issue resolution needed for operation and maintenance of the plant equipment. Under direction of the Plant Engineering Manager interacts with other Plant Engineers, Operations, Maintenance, WTP Project groups, subcontractors, and equipment vendors as required to perform job assignments.

REQUIREMENTS/SPECIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline or related science from a four-year accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of seven years of professional experience. Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities preferred. One year of Nuclear facility experience required. (Nuclear Experience when used in reference to Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities, is experience acquired at any facility in which radioactive materials are routinely handled, stored, processed, or utilized.) A Bachelor of Science (BS) may be substituted for up to 3 years of nuclear experience.
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a DOE badge for access to the Hanford Site.
Must have the right to work and remain in the US without sponsorship.
Upon reporting, must be able to complete and pass a medical evaluation for badging purposes. Must have full mobility, be able to walk on uneven or broken surfaces (rocks, gravel, etc.). The examination includes, but is not limited to ability to pass blood pressure test, able to bend, twist, pull, push, climb, and lift more than 20 lbs.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities preferred.
Experience with national consensus codes and standards preferred.
Experience with Oracle database configuration and management preferred.
Experience with profibus, foundation fieldbus and integrated control network process systems preferred.
Knowledge and experience with Ethernet switches, routers, cabling, and protocol(s) preferred.
Calibration experience with temperature, flow, level, pH, pressure, and/or other process variable transmitters preferred.
Knowledge of conventional process control, such as on/off, PID, lead/lag preferred.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS
System Engineer for controls and instrumentation systems
Implement Plant Engineering program elements as assigned
Develop, review, concur with and/or assess engineering technical documents
Develop, review, concur with and/or assess management control procedures, technical procedures, or guides
Assess facilities, systems, and/or processes anomalies or degraded conditions
Resolve condition report issues or other similar discrepancies as assigned
Develop or request support to develop engineering products for system or equipment repair or replacement
Provide on-site technical support during preventative or corrective maintenance activities or commissioning
Assist assigned engineers in determining operability and correcting out-of-specification conditions
Ensure the health and safety of self and staff by implementing the principles of ISMS
Ensure that personal conduct of work is consistent with nuclear safety and quality culture expectations
Meet training requirements and maintain qualifications to perform work
Support control of field work in assigned areas, including integration of project activities, repairs, and equipment operations activities
Support operations, maintenance, and commissioning of the WTP Facilities
Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities
Provide technical review of facility/system related procedures and work instructions
Assist with resolution of design issues necessary to support plant operations and/or maintenance
Review Project design and other documents for operations, maintenance, and testing impacts and providing alternative solutions
Interface with subcontractors, vendors, and project support groups
Ensures timely and accurate oral and written technical reports on assigned activities
Complete required training and maintain qualifications associated with assignments
Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work to protect self, others, and the environment
This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION OUTLINES THE PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND IN NO WAY STATES OR IMPLIES THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED IN THIS POSITION.
Per Diem Details:
If applicable, mobilization and demobilization expenses (mileage, lodging, and M&IE) are authorized to and from the assignment location if point of origin is more than 50 miles away. Demobilization is authorized only if the assignment is completed per the assignment end date, or Bechtel ends the assignment earlier than specified.

Contract employees are expected to drive their own car to the assignment location. Lodging plus methodology is approved for the settling-in period of the first 30 days or until long-term lodging is occupied, whichever occurs first. For mobilization, demobilization and during the settling-in period all charges, except M&IE per diems, are to be invoiced by the agency to Bechtel with required receipts. After long-term lodging is occupied, or the 30-day period has elapsed, the per diem allowance for lodging, meals and incidental expenses will be no more than 55% of the approved FTR rate*** Meals will be expensed via daily entry into myTime time record system. Expense reports including receipts will continue to be required for lodging. Actual lodging costs up to 55% of the approved FTR rate will be reimbursed.

Contract employees on single status assignments of 3 months or more may be granted trips home. Trips are not to exceed a frequency of once every 28 days provided that a minimum of 30 days, from the trip departure date, remain in the assignment. Trips are expected to be scheduled over the weekends and will be on the contract employees own time. Up to 3 days of home leave travel expenses will be reimbursed including parking and car rental at home (if own car was driven to project location). M&IE is only paid on travel days. Deviations in home leave schedules require project approval. Reimbursement for travel via common carrier (airline, train, or bus) may not exceed the cost of economy class airfare.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.