I&C System Engineer

Engineering Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Position Description
TRISO-X, LLC is seeking an I&C Systems Engineer responsible for implementation of instrumentation and controls (I&C) systems for a nuclear fuel facility through all development life cycle phases from concept to realization, including detail design, analysis, testing, procurement, construction, and commissioning. This role is responsible for documenting, capturing, and managing the technical, licensing, and programmatic requirements and configuration of the system from the highest level to the contract end item level.   

  • I&C design for process systems (controls, instrumentation, data collection, electro-mechanical, automation & robotics, connectivity). 
  • Work with system and mechanical engineers, designers, and analysts on development of detailed design.
  • Support mechanical engineers in developing process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Interface with Architectural and Engineering firms, as needed, to support development/implementation of I&C system(s).
  • Functional Requirement and procurement specifications for instrumentation and control systems.
  • Process instrumentation design, specification, and procurement oversight.
  • Control Systems for pumps, valves, heat exchangers, etc. to improve the functionality of the client’s plant.
  • Develop control logic narratives, control logic diagrams, and control logic schematic diagrams.
  • Develop panel wiring and interconnect cabling diagrams.
  • Create or oversee the development of human machine interface (HMI) screens.
  • Develop specifications for Programmable Logic Control (PLC) or Distributed Control systems (DCS) and components and instrumentation. Develop control logic code and implementation on PLCs/DCS.
  • Author I&C system hardware descriptions including requirements, functional specifications, and I&C system architecture descriptions.
  • Develop troubleshooting plans and failure mode analysis documents to support design reviews.
  • Author factory acceptance test procedures.
  • Write guidance for instrument checking, calibration, and testing.
  • Develop instrument check, calibration, and testing program.
  • Participate in system Process Hazards Analysis.
  • Directly interface with other workgroups (e.g., System Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Radiation Protection, Cyber Security).
  • Assist relevant teams in resolving I&C design issues.
  • Provide guidance, as a mentor, in the development of less experienced instrumentation and controls design engineers.
  • Lead reviews and presentations for internal company design reviews and customer design reviews regarding I&C design.
  • Prepare and review design change packages and design calculations (e.g., load flow, short circuit, protective device coordination, etc.) in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assist Project management leadership in developing detailed schedules and resolving planning issues for I&C design activities.
  • Lead System Engineering and project engineering processes including configuration management, requirements management and interface management for an I&C system.
  • Support Supply Chain activities related to procurement of products and services for an I&C system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Minimum Education/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university program; MSc is preferred.
  • Typically, 5 plus years’ expertise in I&C system development.
  • Experience working with nuclear instrumentation and control systems preferred.
  • Experience with Systems Engineering preferred.
X Energy, LLC offers a robust benefits package that includes a 401K plan with an employer match, Medical/Dental /Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and a Tuition Reimbursement/Professional Development policy that supports the continuing education of our employees.

Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Work Site Expectations:  On- Site
Travel Expectations: Less than 10%
Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Mon-Fri
An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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