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Job Information

AECOM Engineering Discipline Lead (Civil) in Richland, Washington

TitleEngineering Discipline Lead (Civil)

Position Number33181

CompanyWA River Protection Solutions

City/StateRichland, WA

Location2620 FERMI





Job Responsibilities/Duties

This position will act as Engineering Discipline Lead (Civil) in the Engineering Programs Group. Provides subject matter expertise in specified discipline with extensive knowledge of codes and standards applicable to the discipline.

The specific position will provide expertise in the civil/structural engineering discipline, with particular emphasis on seismic analysis and structural design. The position will act as the primary subject matter expert for seismic analysis within the TOC.

Possesses excellent spoken and written communication skills with the ability to effectively influence practitioners across the TOC in the disciplined conduct of their specific subject matter. Represent TOC and make authoritative technical recommendations in respect of their discipline. Establish and maintain relationships with DOE and external SMEs and the supply chain and to augment in-house subject matter expertise when required to deliver TOC scope.

Develop, implement, maintain, assess and interpret assigned discipline-specific processes, procedures and standards to be applied to TOC engineering work. Keep current with and assess changes to DOE, national, and industry consensus codes and standards applicable to their discipline and as assigned.

Provide discipline design and technical reviews of new designs, major facility modifications, and other technical documents as required by procedures and as requested.

Interpret discipline-specific design and technical basis information to support operations and project delivery.

Maintain technical competence and stay current with modern standards, tools and methodologies relevant to their respective discipline. Support operations and project delivery in the identification of appropriate discipline-specific design input and engineering processes, procedures and standards to be used for the delivery of engineering work.

Sponsor and/or lead discipline-specific process improvement initiatives.

Communicate, train, and advise the organization on discipline-specific technical requirements and issues. Promote and facilitate best practice and the sharing of discipline-specific learning across the TOC.

Applies an extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in assignments and related work. Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods and represents the department in conferences to resolve important questions and coordinate work. Provides engineering guidance, calculations, analysis, studies, and recommendations for a specialized segment of engineering within schedule and budget.

Required Qualifications

BS in Civil/Structural Engineering and 10 years related experience, including a minimum of 2 years in the nuclear industry.

Desired Qualifications

Currently certified as Registered Professional Engineer (PE) and/or Structural Engineer (SE), ideally in State of Washington.

Extensive analysis and proficiency in static and dynamic seismic analysis and design of structures.

Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in applicable orders, codes, and standards with emphasis on ASCE, ACI, International Building Code, DOE O 420.1, DOE-STD-1020, DOE STD-1189.

Knowledge of structural analysis software such as ANSYS and STAAD.

Familiarity with requirements and design for Natural Phenomena Hazards.

Hands-on experience conducting dynamic seismic analyses.

Experience interfacing with DOE, stakeholders, and other SMEs.

Experience as a member of applicable code committees.

Experienced in developing and writing design, construction, and procurement specifications.

Experience in developing, writing and updating standards and procedures.

Experience in training, instruction and mentoring engineers.

Experience with nuclear safety analysis and safety basis development.

Familiarity with TOC procedures and standards.

Relocation Funding ProvidedYes

U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes

Clearance RequiredNo

Job ClassificationExempt

Shift Work RequiredNo

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