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Instrument/Control Engineer 4 - Nuclear - Canada - Remote

Date:  Aug 6, 2022

Markham, ON, CA

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


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Req Id : 77574 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is seeking a Lead Instrumentation & Controls professional to assist in the technical design documentation for General Electric-Hitachi (GEH)’s BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor (SMR) technology for a Nuclear Power Plant. 

Black & Veatch (B&V) is engaged in a variety of engineering and design activities in support of the addition of small modular reactor (SMR) technology for GEH in North America.  This work entails studies, design verification, and conceptual layout for SMR units and the Balance of Plant systems required for support.   Instrumentation and controls professionals are needed to work as part of our team.  Professionals will be integrated into our existing teams based on expertise and experience. Nuclear experience can be utilized but is not absolutely required.   

As this position supports the global nuclear program at Black & Veatch, any potential offer will be conditional on the individual being able to satisfy all requirements, including citizenship requirements, outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations 10 CFR 810


Key Responsibilities

  • Working directly with the project team to generate engineering design documents and deliverables for systems, structures, or components related to the power plant (drawings, calculations, studies, etc.). 
  • May review and provide oversight of lower-level engineering work or assignments. 

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous I&C design experience for large scale power plants.  Nuclear plant experience would be considered a plus.  

  • Experience in developing control system network architecture diagrams, I/O list, instrument data sheets, control narratives, control logic diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) for control and instrumentation, and procurement specifications for I&C equipment 

  • Experience in instrumentation application and selection and process automation systems 

  • Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills. 

  • Ability to be both an individual contributor and work effectively in teams. 

  • Ability to accept both internal and external (client) feedback. 

  • Willingness to learn processes and procedures specific to the nuclear industry. 

  • Maintain some flexibility in work hours, if required by the client or project. 

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

As this position supports the global nuclear program at Black & Veatch, any potential offer will be conditional on the individual being able to satisfy all requirements, including citizenship requirements, outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations 10 CFR 810


Requires a Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) license or the ability to acquire P.Eng. license within 6-12 months from hire 

Work Environment/Physical Demands


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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