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Project Designer

Richland, United States

Job Reference 1180658

Location Richland, United States

Industry Power - Nuclear

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 16, 2022

Project Design


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 Project Design to work within their facilities located in Richland, WA for a long-term assignment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare designs, including layouts, sketches, and drawings involving a high degree of difficulty and complexity under the technical guidance and leadership of others.
  • Reviews work packages of peers to ensure that designs are technically complete and that all affected design data base documentation has been properly revised.
  • Ensures conformance with engineering direction, specifications, design criteria, and design standards in all work performed.
  • Establishes and maintains working interfaces with design teams in other disciplines and with other organizations to foster cooperation and team building, and to ensure that customer/supplier alignments are established and maintained
  • Performs diverse tasks and leadership assignments primarily engaged in preparing and checking design changes to nuclear plant structures, systems, and components.


Required Skills:

• Advanced knowledge of the basis of design in a chosen design discipline. Working knowledge of interfacing disciplines including nuclear plant maintenance and operations, regulations and standards controlling nuclear plant design and documentation, task estimating, and scheduling techniques.
• Highly developed design ability to provide the foundation from which to direct and control the solution of the most complex design problems. Interpersonal skills to deal effectively with personnel communications of both technical and administrative natures. Leadership ability to deal effectively with personnel development, disciplinary and work control matters.
• The incumbent must have the ability to understand and apply Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Mutual Respect and Trust through open and honest communication

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency in various software systems: including Asset Suite, PeopleSoft, Excel, Outlook & Power point.

PMP Certified


Requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and 8 years of highly technical design experience sufficient to provide working knowledge of nuclear plant system, structure, and component documentation, design, and controlling standards and regulations; OR a high school diploma or GED and 12 years of highly technical design experience sufficient to provide working knowledge of nuclear plant system, structure, and component documentation, design, and controlling standards and regulations.

Desired Education and Experience
Proficiency in both Instrument and Controls and Electrical design specifically at commercial nuclear power plants. 8+ Years in related field. CADD Desired not required.


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