Framatome Engineer I - Electrical Design - January 2019 in Lynchburg, Virginia

Looking for an exciting opportunity in the nuclear industry? Grow your career at Framatome!

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%).

GROUP DESCRIPTION

Stearns Roger Services is a multi-disciplinary group that provides maintenance, upgrade and design support for existing and new equipment at nuclear power facilities throughout the world. Our group specializes in the design and maintenance of fuel handling equipment for both BWR and PWR markets. This is accomplished through the talents of a highly skilled field service technician team and a diverse engineering team comprised of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers. SRS provides field support to US utilities in the preparation, execution and improvement of nuclear fuel movement equipment during refuelling outages. Tasks range from preventative maintenance and support of existing equipment to complete replacement with new systems.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Successful candidate must have a desire to work within a product development group developing advanced, custom software and hardware solutions for use in the nuclear service industry.

The successful candidate will integrate into a multi-discipline team of engineers including mechanical, electrical, and software engineers. Activities range from development of new processes to maintenance of existing systems.

The successful candidate possesses exceptional technical writing skills and mastery of the English language.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. The candidate will mentee with a senior engineer to develop hardware solutions in a variety of fields to meet the needs of robotic tooling required in the nuclear service industry. The candidate will demonstrate adaptability to different development tools as introduced.

The successful candidate thrives in an environment that is fast paced and very much “hands on”.

DESCRIPTION OF PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (CONT)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Participate and eventually lead hardware development for various control systems, for projects ranging from small to large.

• Identify new applications and opportunities to improve existing processes

• Participate and eventually lead all aspects of the hardware life cycle:

o Development of hardware technical requirements

o Implementation of requirements

o Formulation of acceptance criteria

o Documentation

o Development of user manuals

o Perform acceptance testing in accordance with acceptance criteria

o Support hardware maintenance in the form of improvement implementation and, at times, hands on maintenance

• Support products by on-site presence

• Ownership of project budget and scheduling

• Participate in team environment on medium to large projects.

Travel, both foreign and domestic, is, at times, required.

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science completed by start date. Candidates with an advanced degree and/or experience may be considered for a higher level position. (Please attach a copy of your academic transcript when applying to this position)

  • Strong hardware background

  • Proficient in control system design and programming.

  • Proficient in analog and digital controls.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and precisely in oral, written, and presentation formats.

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

  • Previous Framatome intern or co-op experience

  • Control design experience.

  • Real-time controls programming experience.

  • PLC design experience; both system design (PLC) and programming (HMI).

  • Programming experience; VB, C /C#

  • Motion controller / drive tuning.

  • Troubleshooting / field experience.

  • Networking / IT experience.

  • Candidate must be familiar with inter-disciplinary design combining mechanical ,pneumatic, hydraulic, electronics, electrical, software, etc.

This opportunity is in Lynchburg, Virginia

After work you will enjoy all that Central Virginia has to offer. From beautiful Smith Mountain Lake to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains you can hike, mountain bike, snowboard and water ski to your hearts content. You'll avoid the traffic hassles of a major city, while being in driving distance to many of the major cities, beaches and attractions along the mid-Atlantic coast. Take in a minor league baseball game or one of the many festivals in the region. Our Young Generation Nuclear group hosts numerous social and professional development events that will allow you to quickly build relationships and advance your career.

We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. Framatome recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.

Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Join Framatome today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!

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.

Job: *DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Title: Engineer I - Electrical Design - January 2019

Location: NORTH AMERICA-Virginia-Lynchburg - MRR

Requisition ID: ELE00971