Framatome Engineer I - Electrical - May 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Framatome is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day Framatome’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.

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Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).

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Job Description:

Framatome is seeking an Electrical Engineer I position to support projects at various locations in North America for our Specialty Engineering Division in Charlotte, NC.

Specialty Engineering is seeking an engineer to work on design and analysis for our nuclear power plant customers. Prospective candidate can expect to be in a fast paced environment with professionally challenging work, teamed together on high performing project teams who are quality, schedule and technically driven. This position is based out of the Charlotte NC offices, and routine travel to site will be required to support engineering meetings, deliverables and outages.

The Framatome Specialty Engineering Division provides design & analysis support, including technical specification input and overall Electrical design for installed base nuclear facility design projects, in addition to new builds and re-start projects.

Typical Projects:

  • Nuclear Plant modification/modernization projects including, detailed design drawings, equipment specifications and design change packages.

  • Technical areas include preparation of design modifications, calculations, engineering evaluations with activities involving the development of project proposals with equipment selection, specification development, budgeting, scheduling, and preparation of installation and testing instructions.

  • Studies and engineering evaluations detailing recommended and alternative technical approaches to resolve design related issues or to justify existing conditions.


Under direct supervision, performs standard engineering tasks utilizing established practices and procedures. Assignments may involve responsibility for planning and conducting a complete task or portion of a larger more diverse project under the direction of more experienced engineering personnel. This position requires candidate to follow applicable engineering procedures in order to align work processes with regulatory and customer requirements and to develop skills in order to ensure that the team/unit reaches required level of performance to meet project objectives.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Performing standard Electrical Engineering activities associated with nuclear power in the areas of design, development, analysis, evaluation, testing, execution of field tasks and resolution of field problems.

  • Preparation of engineering documents (specifications, drawings, conceptual designs and studies, analyses, and design change packages) in support of nuclear power design, operations and maintenance.

  • Interface with customer, construction organization and vendors / fabricators.

  • Ensuring compliance with government, organization and customer engineering standards.

  • Performing other related duties and tasks as required .

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this Electrical Engineer opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • BS, Electrical Engineering

  • 0-2 years of engineering experience

  • Basic knowledge of engineering fundamentals as they relate to design and calculations.

  • Willingness to travel or accept site assignments

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new assignments and challenges

  • Fundamental computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Proactive attitude to problem identification and resolution

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent planning and organization skills.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • MS in Electrical Engineering

  • Relevant Co-op/intern experience or previous engineering work-related experience

  • Having successfully passed the EIT/FE is a plus

  • Experience with ETAP software

  • Previous utility experience


Sporadic (up to 25%) domestic travel. Travel requirements and site assignments are based on the needs of the client.

Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Title: Engineer I - Electrical - May 2019

Location: NORTH AMERICA-North Carolina-Charlotte

Requisition ID: ELE00316