Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer - Nuclear Projects (Hybrid)

at Sargent & Lundy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Our electric power generation clients are updating and replacing the power plant control systems with new digital control systems. This is expanding work in the Instrumentation and Controls Engineering group. You will work on major process controls engineering projects for upgrades and modifications to nuclear power plants in the following areas:

+ Digital Systems — PLC, DCS, Touchscreen displays, network switches and control systems

+ Functional Requirement and Procurement Specifications for instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants

+ Process instrumentation replacement evaluation reports and nuclear modification packages

+ Mechatronics, Control Systems for pumps, valves, heat exchangers, steam turbines and reactors to improve the functionality of the client’s plant

+ Attend client meetings and perform site walkdowns to ensure the client is satisfied with our work product

+ Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced nuclear instrumentation and controls design engineers


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position. Essential skills and experience:

+ A BS or MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with coursework in instrumentation, mechatronics and process controls design engineering is required

+ A minimum of 7 years of experience in design engineering for process control systems; Experience in design engineering for nuclear power plant control system is preferred

+ Experience with controls system design including applications for low and medium voltage distribution systems and controls for equipment including but not limited to turbines, pumps, feedwater control, and data displays.

+ Experience with power plant instrumentation and controls systems design for either BWR of PWR reactors, including DCS for turbine, control, feedwater control, and data display.

+ Technically knowledgeable of available equipment and proven pre-engineered systems to execute systems design

+ Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

Award Winning Compensation & Benefits

At Sargent & Lundy, we care about the health and well-being of our employees. Our commitment extends beyond the workplace, offering comprehensive healthcare plans and generous paid time off to support our team members in every aspect of their lives. We understand the importance of work-life balance, which is why we are proud to provide competitive, award-winning benefits. Our dedication to employee satisfaction has earned us the prestigious Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Award for compensation and benefits in 2022, 2023, and 2024. Health & Wellness Financial Benefits Work-Life Balance

+ Health Plans: Medical, Dental, Vision

+ Life & Accident Insurance

+ Disability Coverage

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

+ Back-Up Daycare


+ 401(k)

+ Pre-Tax Commuter Account

+ Merit Scholarship Program

+ Employee Discount Program

+ Corporate Charitable Giving Program

+ Tuition Assistance

+ First Professional Licensure Bonus

+ Employee Referral Bonus

+ Paid Annual Personal/Sick Time (PST)

+ Paid Vacation

+ Paid Holidays

+ Paid Parental Leave

+ Paid Bereavement Leave

+ Flexible Work Arrangements

Awards & Recognition



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestElectrical Engineering

TypeFull Time – Regular

Job ID2024-10786

Business GroupNuclear Power Group

DepartmentInstrumentation and Controls Engineering

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Job Posting: JC258966308

Posted On: Apr 27, 2024

Updated On: Jun 24, 2024

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