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HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities.

We are looking for a I&C System Technical Writer with the following qualifications:

Job Description
TerraPower, LLC. is seeking to contract with a highly motivated I&C Technical Writer. This position reports directly to the I&C Senior Manager. In this role, you will act as I&C Technical Writer for Sodium Fast Reactor technologies, including responsibility for the instrument and control system design, prototype development and testing, plant level system integration, and commissioning. Your role will include interfacing with a team of scientists and engineers internal and external to TerraPower.

Responsibilities
• Responsible for interfacing and supporting geographically diverse international design team members to develop supporting design documentation. The design team members include in-house and subcontracted resources and may include partner/customer resources as well.
• Support the development of I&C and supporting electrical systems from systems and sub-system functional requirements through final design.
• Develop and review system- and component-level specifications and scopes of work.
• Perform engineering and design evaluations in the application of nuclear codes and standards, licensing requirements, and NRC regulations.
• Provide technical direction and guidance to engineers in applicable nuclear and non-nuclear related design standards.
• Analyze and apply regulatory criteria and standards to complex Instrumentation and Control system design.
• Develop and review technical design documents, such as System Requirements Documents, System Design Descriptions, Interface Control Documents, Engineering Design Specifications, etc.
• Generate integrated design package for key systems and sub-systems.
• Provide technical direction and oversight of supplier projects, working with the contract administrator to ensure delivery of data and other deliverables to meet TerraPower requirements, as well as coordination and performance of technical reviews of deliverables.
• Support continuous learning and application of nuclear industry best practices in order to maintain the highest quality of engineering design and proactively identify process change/enhancement opportunities.
• Integrate I&C with work of other disciplines, engineers, scientists, and subject matter experts.
• Interface with and support licensing activities associated with Safety Analysis Reports.

Key Qualifications and Skills
• Experience in probabilistic risk analysis strongly preferred but not required.
• Nuclear Regulatory Commission engagement experience preferred.
• B.S. or higher in Controls, Electrical, or related discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of experience or equivalent.
• Candidates must have experience in instrumentation and controls development, and diagnostics.
• Previous experience with nuclear reactor safety systems or nuclear instrumentation systems design desired.
• Familiar with IEEE 379, IEEE 603, IEEE 7-4.3.2 and IEEE 497, and 10CFR 50/52 desired but not required.
• Familiarity with implementing design control and development in accordance with nuclear power plant quality assurance (e.g. 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, ASME NQA-1).
• Ability to handle projects that include many competing objectives and design constraints, with ability to resolve conflicts between objectives.
• Excellent technical writing, communication, and presentation skills.
• Attention to detail and aspiration for technical excellence.
• Candidate must be a self-starter and possess ability to coordinate and lead a design team’s effort with minimal direction.
• Ability to work on multiple simultaneous tasks that require a multi-disciplinary approach.
• Experience with formal I&C system startup testing procedure desired but not required.
• The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork. Will actively support the TerraPower guiding principles.
• Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.


Estimated duration: All positions are for 12 months, 40 hours per week, most likely starting in mid-January.

Some remote is possible


HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.
Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently. For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at www.hukari.com.
HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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