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Electrical Instrumentation & Controls (EI&C) Engineer
CompanyNorth Wind Infrastructure and Technology
LocationOak Ridge, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Job Responsibilities
Electrical Instrumentation & Controls (EIC) Engineer


POSITION SUMMARY: Independently initiates and completes engineering designs of electrical and control systems following the general instructions and directions of department manager with minimal additional supervision.  These systems and components may include but are not limited to:


  • Power distribution systems, consisting of 600 volt and less power supplies, grounding and lighting and cable/conduit lists
  • Instrumentation and control systems (electrical and pneumatic), consisting of process instrument loops, PLC ladder logic, control wiring diagrams and instrument lists


Develops various electrical calculations related to lighting, voltage drop, load sizing, arc flash potential to support design concepts.  Develops various instrumentation and control calculations required to support process design concepts.  Examples include instrument & instrument control loop accuracy, orifice sizing, and control & relief valve sizing.


Additionally, prepares reports, specifications and bills of material.  Reports to the Manager, Design Engineering.  Establishes and achieves schedule driven deadlines for multiple, and competing, tasks.



Essential Functions Statement(s)


  • Develops initial design concepts
  • Prepares calculations related to initial design concepts
  • Prepares specifications and reports to implement design concepts
  • Prepares Single line diagrams and develops key parameters for use by designers
  • Initiates and finalizes various pneumatic and electrical control schemes.
  • Reviews and approves initial drawings on assigned equipment and systems
  • Analyzes various design requirements and recommends possible solutions or alternate constructions
  • Responds to plant upset conditions, NCRs, root cause analysis and issues resolution
  • Demonstrated verbatim compliance with design and operating procedures
  • Provides information when required for cost estimating, such as layouts and processing sketches and cost data
  • Prepares presentation graphics/materials as required
  • Plans, directs and conducts independent assessments as appropriate.
  • Interfaces with internal and external regulatory organizations.




  1. Assists in the follow-up of prototype construction with outside vendors.
  2. Secures quotations and expedites materials and delivery.
  3. Reviews operating procedures



Competency Statement(s)

  • Team player – comfort in operating within a dynamic, complex organizational structure
  • Safety Awareness-Ability to adapt to and maintain a safety-conscious work environment
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate, conduct, and conform to a set of values and accepted standards, such as honesty, integrity, reliability, and accountability
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task, and perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
  • Team Work - Ability to effectively work within a team environment to effectively accomplish work activities, exhibiting a professional demeanor toward co-workers and customers
  • Communication- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with others using both the spoken and written word, as well as ability to actively listen and comprehend communication from others


Other Skills/Abilities:.  Must be able to obtain and maintain appropriate DOE credential.


  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to work well with others as a team member
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Candidate must be able to obtain a DOE issued credential






  1. B.S.E.E., B.S.M.E., or other engineering degree with applicable experience
  2. Minimum ten (10) years of progressive on-the-job experience
    1. Nuclear industry related experience a plus
    2. DOE related experience a plus
  3. Professional registration; Strongly preferred
  4. Familiar with national consensus codes, e.g., NFPA 70, IEEE
  5. Well-rounded (i.e., inter-disciplinary) , practical (i.e., construction, start-up and operation) experience a plus
  6. Able to move from design concept to finished design and field implementation, including review and checking of drawings performed by designers and drafters
  7. Demonstrated success in a verbatim compliance environment
  8. Expertise with routine software, e.g. Word, Excel (additional analytical software experience a plus)
  9. AutoCAD experience a plus (not required)


Communication:  Ability to effectively communicate verbally and with all levels of management, site personnel and our client.


Computer Skills: Intermediate IT Knowledge – Must possess significant functional computer skills including use of mainstream business software including but not limited to: Microsoft Office 2016, Adobe Professional; Internet navigation


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.



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North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.