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Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a Sr Eng II - Plant Engineer 4 Mechanical Handling opportunity for our customer in Richland, WA to support the Waste Treatment Plant at the Hanford Site.
Bechtel is designing, constructing, and commissioning the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 56 million gallons (212 million liters) of radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium production during World War II and the Cold War era.
The cleanup project is one of DOE’s most technically challenging and the largest undertaking of its kind—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. The construction site spans 65 acres (26 hectares) and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, high-level waste vitrification, and the analytical laboratory – as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, and other support facilities.
This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30a.m. to 5 p.m. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work weekends and overtime as needed.
The Plant Engineer job family is responsible for technical activities relating to operations and maintenance of plant equipment during Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) and Commissioning and Operations. The Plant Engineer protects the installed configuration of the plant systems and provides technical support and issue resolution needed for operation and maintenance of the plant equipment. Under direction of the Plant Engineering Manager interacts with other Plant Engineers, Operations, Maintenance, WTP Project groups, subcontractors, and equipment vendors as required to perform job assignments.
This is a system engineer position responsible for ensuring continued operation of assigned mechanical handling system while maintaining configuration management. Individual will work directly with maintenance and operations for troubleshooting and addressing issues with equipment such as cranes, hoists, conveyors, bogies, MSMs, shield doors, shield windows, elevators, and hatches.
This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC.
Troubleshooting of complex mechanical equipment including cranes, hoists, conveyors, bogies, MSMs, shield doors, shield windows, elevators, and hatches
Field work support for mechanical handling equipment
Develop, review, concur with and/or assess engineering technical documents
Assess facilities, systems, and/or processes anomalies or degraded conditions
Resolve condition report issues or other similar discrepancies as assigned
Develop or request support to develop engineering products for system or equipment repair or replacement
Provide on-site technical support during preventative or corrective maintenance activities or commissioning
Assist assigned engineers in determining operability and correcting out-of-specification conditions
Perform troubleshooting associated with mechanical handling equipment
Support operations, maintenance, and commissioning of the WTP Facilities
Remain apprised of operational status and ongoing modification activities
Provide technical review of facility/system related procedures and work instructions
Assist with resolution of design issues necessary to support plant operations and/or maintenance
Interface with subcontractors, vendors, and project support groups
Ensures timely and accurate oral and written technical reports on assigned activities
Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work to protect self, others, and the environment
Education: Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent education) in an appropriate engineering discipline or related science from a four-year accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum 10 years of professional experience.
Upon reporting, must be able to complete and pass a medical evaluation for badging purposes. Must have full mobility, be able to walk on uneven or broken surfaces (rocks, gravel, etc.). The examination includes, but is not limited to ability to pass blood pressure test, able to bend, twist, pull, push, climb, and lift more than 20 lbs.
Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.
Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.
(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual- Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees fi eld activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity.
One year of nuclear facility experience is preferred.
Experience in processing facilities, DOE facilities, or DOD facilities preferred.
Experience with national consensus codes and standards preferred.
If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via our website: www.Edgewatertech.net/careers
Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.
We look forward to hearing from you!
WORKING WITH EDGEWATER
Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401 (k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning DAY 1.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.