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Senior Integrated Plant and Structures Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 02/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 26867

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Integrated Plant and Structures Engineer, Seismic Integration
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Senior Integrated Plant and Structures Engineer opportunity with our client located in Bellevue, Washington. 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Research, develop, and implement seismic design bases and design strategies in support of plant design and licensing activities, including risk-Informed, performance-based strategies and methodologies
  • Develop, maintain, review, and refine plant level and system level requirements and specification documents for integration with plant design activities
  • Interface with design disciplines to identify and develop design information and specify seismic system design and performance criteria
  • Ensure and review that licensing and code requirements are clearly established and implemented in the design and in alignment with project design and licensing strategies
  • Support and review plant design cost studies and engineering decisions as seismic integration SME
  • Coordinate and oversee civil/structural multi-system integrated analyses such as soil-structure interaction (SSI) analyses, seismic analytical model development, external hazard fragility, and probabilistic risk assessment
  • Support monitoring and appraisal of design organizations, partners, contractors, and subcontractors’ performance to ensure that all technical requirements for the design are effectively and correctly implemented and processes are followed
  • Lead and support design and integration reviews and resolution of cross functional technical issues
  • Lead and support the integration of plant information into licensing basis and regulatory submittal documents that support the licensing of nuclear facilities under the Licensing Modernization Project
  • Keep Project Management and Engineering Management informed of major emerging technical issues and risks
  • Support continuous learning and application of nuclear industry best practices to maintain the highest quality of engineering design and proactively identify efficiency/enhancement opportunities

Job Qualifications:
  • Education: M.S. degree in Civil engineering or equivalent or higher
  • 10+ years of civil/structural design and analysis and/or probabilistic risk assessment or fragility experience
  • Experience with risk-Informed performance based, and probabilistic methodologies for application to seismic design and analyses
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum direction to solve challenging problems
  • Candidate must have strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and possess ability to coordinate with internal and external engineering and design teams with minimal direction
  • Experience with new nuclear power plant design projects
  • Experience in a broad range of design and integration topics throughout a product lifecycle, including conceptual design, final design, and construction
  • Experience with commercial codes and standards such as UBC, ACI 318, AISC 360 and ASCE 7
  • Experience with nuclear codes and standards such as ACI 349, ACI 359, AISC N690, ASCE 4, and ASCE 43
  • Experience working projects with NRC or DOE regulations
  • Ability to deliver projects that include many competing objectives and design constraints, with ability to resolve conflicts between objectives.
  • Ability to work on tasks that require a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Experience working to quality standards on design activities, such as ASME NQA-1 or ISO 9001.
  • Strong communication skills desired
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect, and a desire to foster teamwork
  • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.

Job Details:
  • Contract 
  • Pay Rate Range: $75-100/h

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only -HDHP plan, and a buy up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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