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I&C Engineer

Holtec International

Holtec International and its subsidiary companies are designing an unconditionally safe and secure source of clean energy, the SMR-160 small modular reactor. The Position is offered by Holtec Britain as a member of the Holtec International family, a global turnkey supplier of equipment and systems for nuclear, solar, geothermal, and fossil power generation sectors of the energy industry. Come join a growing multidisciplinary team of engineers designing the next generation nuclear power station. The I&C Engineer will author and review I&C engineering documents and will help develop the I&C safety case chapter for submission to the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) for use in the Generic Design Assessment (GDA). The candidate will have detailed knowledge of I&C engineering as applied to a nuclear power station.

The I&C Engineer will build strong a relationship with the US SMR I&C team. The UK GDA is a critical element for commercial deployment of SMR-160s word-wide, and this role provides a unique opportunity in an exciting emerging technology and energy marketplace.

Experience should include:

  • Experience in integrated digital plant control design, specifically control and protection systems and diverse actuation systems.
  • Experience with applicable (including nuclear-specific) IEEE, IEC, ISA, and ANSI codes and standards.

Specific Areas of Responsibility:

  • Developing nuclear safety functional requirements for I&C systems.
  • Authoring I&C system descriptions, and platform description documents.
  • Authoring I&C reliability and qualification reports and assessments.
  • Supporting the development of the I&C chapter of the Safety Case for submission in the SMR-160+ GDA.
  • Coaching and mentoring to develop the team and the individuals in technical and personal skills enabling them to deliver.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to internal and external organizations including the nuclear regulators.
  • Defend I&C design positions.
  • Applicants should be prepared to play an active role in a project-driven and highly integrated engineering team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering or science related discipline.
  • Must possess excellent credentials in principles of power plant digital control design.
  • Ability to work independently and balance competing priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to engage credibly within and external to the business.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills – able to present at multiple organizational levels and to external regulatory stakeholders.
  • A credible decision maker, able to create confidence through crafting of strong justifications and arguments.
  • Eligible to work under 10 CFR Part 810.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with integrated control systems.
  • Experience with Human Machine Interface assessments
  • Cyber Risk Assessments


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