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System Engineer, TVA Nuclear

Job Title

System Engineer- I&C


TVA Nuclear

Job Summary

Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced system engineer. Applies standard engineering practices and techniques in specific situations to solve operational and maintenance problems involving Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) systems and components. Adjusts and correlates data and recognizes discrepancies in results. Provides technical interpretations of design requirements as they apply to the maintenance and operation of I&C systems.

This is the entry level for professional work. Performs assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques and methods and a knowledge of plant system design and operation. Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary recommendations and development of design, maintenance, and operational alternatives.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Entry – never supervises and may be assisted by aides or technicians.

Supervision Received

Supervisor screens assignments and provides verbal or written instructions for unusual or difficult problems. Paired with more experienced system engineers on non-routine work. Receives close supervision on new aspects of assignments.

Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific)

  • Thorough knowledge of engineering fundamentals and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to achieve technical areas prescribed on performance appraisal.

Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard)

Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical/electrical engineering or other related engineering degree from an accredited curriculum, plus appropriate continuing education. EIT Certificate desirable. Membership in professional and technical societies is desirable.

Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable. Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability. Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by TVAN procedures during peak periods. Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.

To apply, please contact:

Joyce Artis, Hiring Manager


Posted 7-6-22