Washington River Protection Solutions Chemical Engineer in Richland, Washington

TitleChemical Engineer

Position Number29694

CompanyWA River Protection Solutions





Job Responsibilities/Duties

Performs duties of a Chemical engineer and Design Authority/System Engineer at 222-S Laboratory on assigned systems (supporting routine maintenance activities, troubleshooting, ECNs, USQs, BOMs, procedure reviews, etc.) as assigned by manager. May be assigned Design Authority role for select equipment/system. Provide technical and programmatic leadership in support of Production Operations Engineering, which includes coordination of activities with multiple internal and external entities, performing technical and cost/benefits evaluations, and developing task plans and schedules. Provide oversight of and technical direction to subcontractors. Plan and conduct work requiring judgement and in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation or modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. May function as a group leader on project or departmental task assignments. Shall obtain and maintain an Engineer Qualification Card. Develops and maintains technical expertise for components and has working knowledge of systems that contain thosecomponents.Understands the hazards evaluated in the DSA and is cognizant of the assumptions that form the bases of the safety envelope defined by the DSA. Develops updates to the DSA, TSR and Material at Risk System.Prepares and maintains assigned system and component level design baseline information to ensure proper management of design information with the physical configuration.Prepares and issues ECNs for equipment modification and maintenance.Sponsors cost-effective improvements to improve reliable operation and maintenance of components.Supports the work control process by representing engineering at required work control meetings, supports daily scheduled work/maintenance activities, and is aware of Operations schedule and maintain awareness of current maintenance and operational activities.Provides support to construction projects and operations/maintenance organizations, by reviews (formal and informal) of design changes, work activities, and procedures, and through analysis preparation, communication of component status and issues, proactive review and analysis of plant conditions, and support of related component reviews (e.g., un reviewed safety questions).Evaluates, documents, and analyzes component performance through performing routine walkdowns, tracking and trending, availability and performance, and developing and implementing corrective actions.Identifies and maintains spare parts information; supports implementation of spare parts program and develop obsolescence plan for components; reviews and signs off Bills of Material (BOMs) and Material Requests (MRs).Ensures applicable safety basis, environmental, and design requirements are incorporated into work instructions.Maintains the equipment information data in the computerized history and maintenance planning software (CHAMPS), and supports equipment labeling.Provides testing/retest requirements and specifies quality assurance (QA) inspection and testing requirements in work packages.Maintains the equipment information data in CHAMPS and supports equipment labeling.Provides engineering support to troubleshoot equipment issues.Prepares and maintains preventive maintenance/surveillance (PM/S) data sheets.Reviews and signs off for engineering on maintenance procedures.

Required Qualifications

B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering and a minimum of 2 years related experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in engineering support to similar systems and equipment. Demonstrates interpolative thinking, utilizes advanced techniques, modifications or extensions to practiced theories, and is generally seasoned technically.

Relocation Funding ProvidedYes

U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes

Clearance RequiredNo

Job ClassificationExempt

Shift Work RequiredNo

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