Digital I&C Engineer

Mineral,, Virginia, United States

Job Reference 1181652

Location Mineral,, Virginia, United States

Industry Power - Nuclear

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 16, 2023

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.
Our client is seeking a Digital I&C Engineer to work within their company located in Mineral, VA for a 1-year assignment.
Must Haves:
  • Nuclear Standard Design Quals (REQUIRED)
  • Candidates with utility side design quals, from utilities that have INPO accredited Training and Qualification programs.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Accountability for schedule and technical quality of engineering tasks with client expectations, scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Provide on-site assistance during design, planning, and construction of digital control system upgrades
  • Provide decision making support for all aspects of the process control, instrumentation, and automation upgrade projects
  • Control panel design, including power and environmental considerations
  • Knowledge of instrumentation including temperature, pressure, flow, and analytical instrumentation. Understand the principles of operations, terminology, safety considerations, and applications for common analytical instruments
  • Knowledge of control valves including valve sizing, positioner selection, and integration into DCS
  • Experience with HART devices
  • Experience with virtualized server architectures
  • Familiarity with NEI 08-09 Cyber Security controls and software tools to implement them
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas
  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Experience with Industrial Control Systems such as Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems and associated control system devices, computers, communications, and networks;
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with power generation Industrial Control Systems and skills in the use of advanced control techniques;
  • In-depth knowledge of industry advances in control system monitoring, testing and analysis of control equipment; and controls theory;
  • Knowledge and experience of power plant controls, steam turbine control systems, combustion turbine control systems, balance of plant control systems;
  • Knowledge and experience of electrical and electronics theory;
  • Strong technical leadership skills and strong verbal/written communication skills;
  • Computer packaged software skills
  • 6+ years of directly related Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) experience working on power plants or related heavy industrial applications.
  • An Engineering Degree from and ABET Accredited Institution

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