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I & C Engineer

  • Job reference: AE-000340
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

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


Serves as Subject Matter Expert on instrumentation and control design, procurement, construction, installation, testing, and safety matters; qualifies as a Systems Engineer as assigned.

Inspects and approves, or provides oversight for inspection and approval of systems, structures and components (SSCs) (including commercial or custom equipment, assemblies, or materials) within their area of expertise and develops familiarity with SSCs defined in the facility's Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR), Configuration Items list, and non-DSA systems.

Ensure that instrumentation is functional and within calibration by working through the Maintenance organization.

Troubleshoot, trend and recommend corrective actions for process and Security instrumentation and control problems.

Coordinate and/or perform process control system/PLC programming to achieve reliable operation.

Create Test Plans, Test Instructions, and Test Reports to test instrumentation systems and document results.

Maintain cognizance of industry standards and technology that is applicable to the U-233 Project Mission.

Prepares Facility Modifications, Field Change Notices, Engineering Change Responses, drawings, and sketches as required.

Performs or participates in Design Reviews, Equivalency Evaluations, and Commercial Grade/Legacy Item Dedications as assigned.

Consults with cognizant experts in other areas before a decision is reached on items outside their expertise, such as fire, nuclear safety, ESH, Security, etc.

Prepares designs, documents, and procedures; ensures that the complexity is appropriate for the application; maintains knowledge and configuration management of as-built SSCs.

Assists other organizations (e.g. Operations, Maintenance, Security) as directed by the Engineering Manager.

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


Baccalaureate in I&C, electrical, mechanical, chemical, or industrial engineering.

Minimum 8 years job-related experience with 3 years nuclear/DOE experience preferred.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter (US citizenship required), and must be able to obtain and maintain a Q clearance


Thorough understanding of logic diagrams, instrumentation design and installation, piping and instrument diagrams, motor control systems, schematics, specifications and cost estimating

Familiarity with process and Security equipment in nuclear facilities.

Familiarity with electronic instrumentation (e.g. 4-20mA, relay logic, IP based) and legacy pneumatic instrumentation (e.g. pneumatic logic, 3-15 psi analog signals)

Implementation of control solutions including interactive and batch software, PLC/DCS systems, HMI packages, SCADA systems, event driven programming languages and PC networking technology.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills

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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: 


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