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Navy Nuclear Reactor (FORD Class) Control Systems Engineer

West Mifflin, PA

  • West Mifflin, PA, 15122, US
  • 2021-03-31 13:43:05
  • Engineering/Science
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Job Description

This engineering position at the Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) will focus on the design, integration, testing, deployment, and support of electrical instrumentation and control systems for the United States Navy: GERALD R. FORD class of aircraft carriers.  This position involves the direct interaction with the Navy, shipyards, vendors, and customers.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with mission-critical shipboard electrical systems and to make a significant impact to the technology that protects our country.  NNL develops and supports the world's safest and most advanced reactor plants.  This position deals with shipboard systems that perform essential reactor protection and control functions, demanding the highest degree of quality and reliability.  The position supports the construction of new aircraft carriers as well as the operating fleet.  The successful candidate's duties will include maintaining and implementing improvements to hardware and software system designs for various shipboard control systems, development and maintenance of procedures for equipment operation, troubleshooting instrumentation and control system issues, developing and performing equipment tests, performing detailed technical evaluations, and authoring technical reports. Duties will also include regular verbal and written communications with co-workers, management, and customers.  The position will leverage the candidate's prior Navy nuclear operations experience to help drive improvements in system design and operations, and to provide end user perspective in making design decisions.  The successful candidate will also be relied upon to help foster the growth of plant operations knowledge within the group. 

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