System Integration Engineer- Bellevue, WA - RCS Corporation

System Integration Engineer- Bellevue, WA

Engineering - Mechanical

Job Type: Contract
Posted: 10/25/2022

Bellevue, Washington

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a System Integration Engineer for our client in the Bellevue, WA areaThis is a 1-year contract opportunity with the potential of extension.

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 seeking to contract with a highly motivated System Integration Engineer that will focus on Nuclear Island Systems Integration. In this role, you will act as a system design engineer for our client's advanced nuclear reactor projects or other highly technical projects. The successful candidate will integrate and coordinate with engineers working on interfacing systems. The System Integration Engineer will work as part of a high-performing team of engineers and scientists. 


  • Responsible for working with geographically diverse design team members to develop supporting design documentation. The design team members include TerraPower employees, subcontracted resources, partner employees, and customers.
  • Apply Systems Engineering principles, methods, and tools to the design of nuclear and industrial facility and its systems.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor processes and tools to support design work. This includes management of the engineering databases, and tracking and resolving Open Items.
  • Provide oversight to partners and subcontractors developing mechanical system designs for the Natrium reactor.
  • Provide design integration support of mechanical systems from functional requirements through final design.
  • Identify and ensure effective application of correct design codes into the design of plant systems such as ASME, ANS, ASTM etc. 
  • Interface with the design team to support the creation and management of drawing packages including but not limited to Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), 3D models, and system interface drawings. 
  • Interface with design disciplines across the Natrium team (such as mechanical, instrumentation and controls, civil, and nuclear) to identify and develop plant design information and specify system design and performance criteria. 
  • Support system requirement and specification document development, such as Engineering Design Specifications for major plant equipment, and the selection of equipment, technologies, and design solutions. 
  • Provide technical review of design packages for systems, sub-systems, and equipment designs including coordination of calculations, design reports, mechanical drawings, and engineering design specifications. 
  • Develop and review technical design documents, such as System Design Descriptions, Interface Control Documents, Engineering Design Specifications, etc. 
  • Interface with, generate content for, and support licensing activities associated with Safety Analysis Reports and other regulatory submittals.
  • Support design reviews as plant, system, and sub-system designs are established and refined. 

Key Qualifications and Skills

  • B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years (Design Engineer), 8+ years (Senior Engineer), or 12+ years (Principal Engineer) direct experience with proven system design skills. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the design of complex systems, structures, and equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Systems Engineering design approach in industrial or other high complexity, high regulatory environment highly desired.
  • Experience with multi-discipline integration highly desired. 
  • Previous experience with nuclear reactors, nuclear handling process systems, or similar high-performance system or equipment design is highly desired.  
  • Strong understanding of product and project lifecycle attributes, include design for construction/operations, cost modelling, maintainability/inspectability, manufacturing practices, etc.
  • Excellent technical writing, communication, and presentation skills. 
  • Strong understanding of configuration management principles, as well as knowledge of design control tools application on nuclear or similar complex industrial applications.
  • Attention to detail and aspiration for technical excellence. 
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and possess ability to coordinate the resolution of technical issues between teams.
  • Ability to work on simultaneous tasks that require a multi-disciplinary approach. 
  • Experience working to quality standards on design activities, such as ASME NQA-1 or ISO 9001. 
  • 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 Functions
Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work in a laboratory setting with fluctuating temperatures
  • Repetitive work: Prolonged
  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day 
  • Travel required: 0-5%

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.

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