Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Sargent & Lundy - Wilmington, DE3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $94,000 - $120,000 a year
This position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing power plant controls systems.

You will work on interesting and challenging projects that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical controls engineering issues, including the following:

Digital Systems Design Development - PLC, DCS, HSI, networked computer systems, and control systems
Functional requirement and procurement specifications for control systems
Mechatronics, control systems for pumps, valves, heat exchangers, steam turbines and reactors to improve the functionality of the nuclear power plant
Critical digital asset cyber assessment and assessment review
Client meetings and site walkdowns to validate scope and ensure client satisfaction
Assist the project manager/director to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
Prepare and review detailed calculations, including scaling, uncertainty, and setpoint calcuations for digital and analog controls applications
Interface with vendors to perform document reviews and prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications
Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner to meet client requirements
Perform independent reviews of work performed by others, including design documentation, specifications, calculations, and drawings
Enhance your career via participation in professional Communities of Practice
Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

US citizenship or US permanent resident status is mandatory
BS or MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program
Six or more years of experience in the design engineering of instrumentation and controls systems in a project team environment for commercial, industrial applications, with a focus on integrated, detailed system design for modifications to existing nuclear power plants
Selection of equipment, materials, control philosophy, and the preparation assemby of design packages, calculations, and specifications
Experience with controls system design including applications for low and medium voltage distribution systems and controls for equipment such as turbines, pumps, feedwater controls, and data displays
Technically knowledgeable of available equipment and proven pre-engineered systems to execute systems design
Experience with serving as the firm's client liaison in a support or lead engineering role
Experience in reviewing design documentation
PE license is preferred