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Airswift is seeking a Human Factors Engineer or Human Factors subject-matter expert to support the major Digital Instrumentation and Control (I&C) modernization program for client's utility in Virginia.


• Lead Human Factors Responsible Engineer for the plant, working with the larger fleet team for the project
• Participating in Human Factors program activities in support of the project (e.g., functional requirements analysis
and function allocation, task analysis, user interface design and evaluation, Human Factors Engineering
• Reviewing Design / Engineering Change packages from a human factors perspective
• Achieving qualification under client’s program for HFE
• Overseeing contracted human factors work, mentoring, and ensuring consistency and compliance with client's
and industry standards
• Coordinating support activities for Factory and Site Acceptance Testing and Simulations (e.g., procedure and
training development and changes)
• Interfacing with the primary equipment supplier to support human factors reviews and input
• Partnering with the project’s engineering and licensing groups and station stakeholders, including Operations,
I&C, Training, and about 10 other departmental work groups
• Analyzing risk and incorporating mitigating strategies in the human factors program
• Reporting and presenting status to project managers and management team on a periodic basis
• Interface with the industry on latest guidelines and best practices

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience:

• 5+ years of relevant experience in human factors engineering;
• 15+ years of overall industry-related working experience
• Full knowledge of engineering theories and principles;
• Skilled in use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the
field and related sciences and disciplines;
• Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead;
• Strong oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing);
• Strong personal computer skills;
• Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems;
• Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices;
• In depth knowledge of various computer applications, with the ability to manipulate personal computer
applications and perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Excel, 2D and 3D
drawing/modeling tools, etc.); ·
• Equally effective working independently or in team environment;
• Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks;
• Strong planning, organizational and project management skills.

Preferred skills:

• Preferred familiarity in working in nuclear power industry and/or power plant environments
• Preferred experience with human factors evaluations on an analog to digital conversion project and humanmachine interfaces (HMI)
• Preferred current knowledge of industry guidance and regulations including NUREG-0700 and NUREG-0711 and
applications to commercial nuclear operations. Would consider similar experience in non-nuclear human factorsrelated functions (Department of Defense, Aviation/Transportation Industry).
• Preferred College/University degree (Bachelor’s in Human Factors Engineering or related science) or certificate or
coursework in human factors engineering
• Preferred background or experience in Operations or Operations Training
• Preferred experience serving a dedicated role on a project team.

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