RCS Corporation has an immediate need for 4 I&C System Engineers. A substantial portion of the work may be worked remotely with travel to Richland, Washington, as needed. This is a contract assignment from 1-03-2023 through 12-31-2024. Travel and temporary living expenses to be reimbursed per DOE policies. Working Hours are on a 4/10 basis.
Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.
Our client is a valued partner for environmental cleanup and advanced nuclear solutions with a broad corporate focus on climate change by applying our owner/operator perspective and technology solutions to DOE’s most complex challenges.
We are currently seeking I&C Engineers to Support software lifecycle and configuration management activities (maintenance) for the CONTRACTOR’s non?safety integrated control network.
The non safety system ICN software maintenance quality level is classified as commercial quality (CM), but SUBCONTRACTOR shall follow the project’s Quality Assurance plan and produce deliverables that comply with CONTRACTOR’s procedures and requirements.
The specific activities related to the ICN support include, but not limited to the following:
Review design documents as requested by CONTRACTOR. May include P&IDs, design specifications, instrument and control drawings, calculations, etc.
Review and update digital and analog control logic
Update software requirements, design, implementation, and test documentation in support of software configuration management, especially in support of design changes necessary to support Commissioning and plant operation.
Use and update software databases
Configuration/Programming of ICN systems with specific focus on ABB 800xA system
Coordination with CONTRACTOR engineering disciplines and other functions.
Provide support and oversite of field work activities associated with scope.
The following technical performance requirements and capabilities are required to satisfactorily complete the Controls Systems software scope:
Knowledge and background in engineering, nuclear safety, and general working knowledge of the programs and processes of the Hanford site, to include WTP and TOC.
Prior experience in software requirements, design, implementation, and testing on distributed/industrial control systems like, ABB system 800xA is preferred.
Prior experience with software configuration management and software lifecycle documentation, especially in regards to DoD, DOE, or nuclear facilities and projects.
Develop and maintain software requirements, design, implementation, and test documentation in support of software configuration management, especially in support of design changes necessary to support Commissioning and Plant Operations.
Experience with the development of Nuclear Safety Instrumented Functions to be executed on Triconex Tricon controller.
Experience with industrial control system (PLC) software programming with specific focus on ABB 8000xA.
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Control and Instrumentation, Software Engineering, or equivalent discipline from an accredited college or university and 5 years of relevant experience.
Must be able to complete a pre employment drug screen and background check.
Current US Citizenship with ability to get access to DOE sites required.
Knowledge and background in engineering and nuclear safety of nuclear facilities under ASME NQA? 1 Assurance Quality Program.
Familiar with work Experience in the design of facility control systems.
Prior experience with software configuration management and software lifecycle documentation.
Prior experience in software requirements, design, implementation, and testing on distributed/industrial control systems, ABB system 800xA and/or Schneider Tricon preferred.
Familiar with process control system software development.
Experience with instrumentation specification and selection.
Knowledge on logic diagrams, P&IDs, plant control systems, and instrumentation and control equipment layouts.
Knowledge on electrical systems, schematics, and electrical equipment layouts.
Knowledge on electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment procurement specification.
Knowledge and application of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards specific to Electrical, and Instrumentation and Control systems (ISA, IEEE, NFPA, etc.).
Working experience of using Industrial control system (PLC) software programming – specifically ABB 800 and/or Triconex controllers.
Good oral and written communication skills.
RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality