Washington River Protection Solutions Cognizant System Engineer in Richland, Washington

TitleCognizant System Engineer

Position Number31175

CompanyWA River Protection Solutions

Location2750E/200E

Posted09/13/2018

Closes09/20/2018

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Responsibilities/Duties

This position is for a technical Cognizant System Engineer / Design Authority (CSE) for the WRPS ventilation systems directly supporting the Tank Farm Operations Contract (TOC) and WRPS Engineering. Work activities will include a variety of engineering duties including, but not limited to: Implementation of the WRPS System Engineer Program; obtain and maintain qualification for assigned system; serve as TOC technical expert for the requirements contained in the Documented Safety Analysis (DSA); define and maintain TOC System technical baseline documents and design change documents; monitor and trend system performance and reliability; prepare and present System Status Reports on routine intervals, advise the WRPS Chief Engineer and WRPS Senior Management with regard to issues related to the assigned system(s); conduct field walk downs, develop specifications, perform and/or review calculations, development/review technical and operability evaluations, and performance of design review, procedural review; coordinate and integrate technical information and activities for engineering personnel for assigned secondary-systems(s) in support of the main system(s) assignment. Routine interface with Tank Farm Stakeholders including WRPS Management, Operations, & other staff, WRPS engineering team, DOE/ORP/DNFSB, WADOE, vendors, etc. regarding their assigned system and company commitments, as well as interface with external oversight agencies is expected and required.Maintain the technical baseline;Maintain a working knowledge of the documented safety analysis and environmental permits;Make technically defendable, decisions on engineering issues, and represent the WRPS Engineering organization in meetings with other company organizations and/or with the client and other stakeholders;Coordinate with WRPS Retrieval & Closure, Projects, Construction, Operations, One System, Waste Treatment Plant organizations to ensure that client and company commitments are met;Manage and/or monitor assigned systems; Manage resources to support resolution of system issues in a timely manner;Monitor and support ongoing operations and activities ;Input to/develop and approve (as necessary) system related work packages, operating procedures and ECNs;Review and approve new or changes to operating or maintenance procedures;Review and approve requirements for preventive maintenance, surveillances, and establish post maintenance testing;Sustain productive and positive customer relationships;Other position related activities as necessary.

Required Qualifications

BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree plus a minimum 10 years experience

Desired Qualifications

Previous experience with operations and maintenance of ventilation systemsPrevious experience working on a nuclear site as a cognizant system engineer

Relocation Funding ProvidedYes

U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes

Clearance RequiredNo

Job ClassificationExempt

Shift Work RequiredNo

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