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System Engineer

Job Category: Systems Engineer
Posted on: 10/21/2021 by Edgewater Technical Associates, LLC
Job reference #: 5188

WIPP, NM US-Region IV (West)
Address: Carlsbad, NM
Zip/Postal Code: 88220

Compensation Why is Pay Rate not specified?
Unspecified Wage
Unspecified Per Diem

  • Long Term

Expiration Date 01/19/2022

Job description
Edgewater is seeking qualified candidates for a System Engineer opportunity for our customer in Carlsbad, NM for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).

Per diem is available for those who qualify

The successful candidate will qualify as a System Engineer (SE) for WIPP systems as assigned by the Engineering Manager. Provide real-time support to plant modifications to ensure accuracy to design drawings and other Technical Baseline documents. Perform as-built field verifications of selected structures, systems, components, and drawings that depict the actual plant conditions. Become the technical expert in their respective structures, systems, and components and perform the development of Engineering Change Notices. Become the system expert and maintain system specifications, configuration management, and design documents to ensure compliance with Documented Safety Analysis. This position requires the ability to perform field work in varied conditions, including indoors and outdoors, surface and underground.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree plus five (5) years of relevant experience is required.
Professional Engineers license is an acceptable alternative to a baccalaureate. Related experience may substitute for education at the rate of six semester credit hours for each year of experience up to a maximum of 60 credit hours. When combined with experience, completion of technical portions of an engineering, engineering technology, or related science program may substitute for the baccalaureate. Completion must be determined by transcript or certification by a recognized accrediting organization. Completion of 80 semester credit hours in technical subjects related to the position may be substituted for the baccalaureate.
Experience in instrument and process control application and plant communications is mandatory.
Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

One (1) year of nuclear project experience is preferred.
Experience in PLC Programming is desired.
Previous WIPP Project experience is a plus

If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the applications steps via our website

Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Edgewater offers the opportunity to structure benefit packages to best suit your needs. We offer multiple individual and family benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance, and a pre-tax 401(k) retirement account with Company matching contributions and 100% vesting for eligible participants beginning on DAY 1.


Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

Other requirements

5+ years

Security Clearance
No Clearance



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