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Sr Nuclear Designer

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Sr Nuclear Designer

Sr. Nuclear Designer

Why join us?

We are hiring! The Sr. Nuclear Designer is an integral part of our Nuclear team. This position is based out of our office in Oak Ridge, TN.

About Us

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Develops and produces drawings and designs for facilities, systems and equipment with adherence to  established specifications and standards using SmartPlant 3D and PTC CREO
  • Performs all work safely, ensuring that safety is an integral element embodied in equipment design and specification.
  • Develops documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Works with the engineering team in the development of 3D design models and orthographic drawings, intelligent piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) documentation, facility layouts and Civil, Electrical & Instrumentation (CE&I) system diagrams and drawings.
  • Works in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Selects hardware and materials as required by the Project, with guidance from engineers.
  • Develops and maintains red-line documents (ECN’s, FCN’s etc).
  • Performs checking of design documents produced by peers, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What will you contribute?

  • Associate’s Degree in CAD or related subject required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience required
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Advanced knowledge of SmartPlant 3D required
  • Advanced knowledge of process system design documents (PFD, P&ID) and facility layouts
  • Intermediate knowledge of new facility design or facility upgrades highly desired.
  • Intermediate knowledge of PTC CREO highly desired 
  • Intermediate knowledge of CE&I, civil, mechanical, HVAC and/or piping design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office

What we offer at Atkins:

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.


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