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Electrical Engineer

  • Job reference: AE-000216
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.

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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
On joining the Atkins’ Nuclear business, you’ll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking a Electrical Engineer to join the nuclear team in Oak Ridge, TN.

Job Description

Maintains knowledge and interprets requirements of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70); Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E), National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI C2); 29 CFR 1910, Subpart S; 29 CFR 1926, Subparts K and V; DOE Order 6430.1A, General Design Criteria; and other applicable codes, regulations, and standards.

Approves electrical equipment, wiring methods, electrical installations, and utilization equipment for compliance; coordinates these functions with ES&H management and DOE area or field office.

Permits alternate methods where it is assured that equivalent objectives can be achieved by establishing and maintaining effective safety equal to or exceeding established codes, regulations, and standards.

Manages and implements the Electrical Safety and Unlisted Equipment Approval programs.

Evaluates and approves equipment not Listed or Certified by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory; determines if equipment designed, built, and tested according to specific nationally recognized standards (e.g. UL 508A) is safe for its intended use.

Certifies AHJ Inspectors and Qualified Electrical Workers; approves qualification requirements, including current Electrical AHJ-recognized electrical inspection certification, or AHJ-approved education and experience; provides electrical training guidance.

Serves as electrical subject matter expert on all design, procurement, construction, installation, testing, and safety matters.

Consults with cognizant experts in other areas before a decision is reached on items outside electrical expertise, such as fire, nuclear safety, ES&H, etc.

Supports the execution of Integrated Safety Management System guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Possesses executive ability as is required for performance of the position and has through experience and/or education, the knowledge of standards and work practices used in the installation, operations, construction, testing, and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems.

Assumes technical ownership of discipline design and functionality.

Maintains cognizance of technology applicable to the U233 Project mission.

Develops designs and procedures; ensures that the complexity is appropriate for the application; maintains knowledge and configuration management of as-built structures, systems, and components.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related Science

At least 8 years’ discipline-appropriate design, maintenance, and/or construction work including requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing, and on-site startup.

Minimum 1 year nuclear experience.

Able to satisfy Isotek training and qualification requirements, including DOE-STD-1170-2003 Electrical Systems Functional Area Qualification Standard; able to obtain and maintain a Q clearance.

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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