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GE Vernova

Engineer - I&C Systems Design (Remote Eligible, U.S.)


Job Description Summary

The I&C Systems Design Engineer is responsible for design and analysis of I&C systems for nuclear power plant applications.

Job Description

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).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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 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

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 4 months of experience (including internship experience) in industrial Instrumentation and control such as nuclear, power, process, marine, oil & gas, military, aerospace, medical, or pharmaceutical
  • Minimum 1 years of experience (including internship and academic 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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The preferred work location for this role is at the GEH Headquarters in Wilmington, NC; but highly qualified (US based) remote candidates will be considered.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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
  • 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 $70k-101k. 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.

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This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)