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Electrical Design Engineer


Lynchburg, VA
ID: 1706-378

Who We Are

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. More than 2,000 Framatome employees in the U.S. work every day to help our customers supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy. See how the Installe Base Business Unit (Stearns Roger Services) is a part of that.


The Opportunity

The Early Career Controls/Electrical Design Engineer position is within the Stearns Roger Services organization in the Installed Base Outage Services Business Unit, which is responsible for designing and upgrading nuclear reactor refueling equipment to commercial nuclear reactors. This opportunity is located in Lynchburg, Virginia.


What You’ll Do at Framatome

You will be responsible for leading design of control systems and/or electrical equipment for Nuclear Power Plant Refueling Equipment. Typical assignments include:

  • Defining requirements for equipment and functionality
  • Designing controls or electrical power supply systems to meet requirements
  • Assist with creating or review control system and electrical design drawings
  • Facilitating procurement of parts and components
  • Assembly, testing and overseeing installation of components on the equipment
  • Typical equipment includes PLC control systems, Variable Frequency Drive, Motors, Human Machine Interfaces with touchscreens, power supply systems, transformers, industrial PCs, electric brakes, etc.


Travel: Occasional/sporadic. Domestic travel is, at times, required. Foreign travel may, at times, be required.

Required Experience

Your Skills and Knowledge

  • You must have skills in automated control system design
  • You must be interested in understanding how machines work and how to design them so they are functional, simple to use and service
  • You have the ability to communicate clearly and precisely in oral, written, and presentation formats
  • You are experienced in reading and understanding electrical drawings
  • You are good at system troubleshooting / or have field experience


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What You’ve Accomplished

You have completed a BS degree in Electrical, Controls, or Computer Engineering. You may have also obtained an advanced degree in similar fields. You have worked in a Electrical or Controls Engineering role for at least  2 years and are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.




Your Other Potential Skills and Knowledge (not required)


  • You may have real-time controls programming experience
  • You may have PLC design experience; both system design and PLC/HMI programming
  • It is beneficial is you have programming experience; VB, C++/C#
  • You understand motion controllers / drive tuning
  • You understand networking
  • You are familiar with integration of software to control systems (analog and digital) for mechanical and electrical components
  • You have experience with designing electrical power systems



Our total rewards package


The range of base salary for the position is between $70,000 - $92,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.



Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:


Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 11 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.




Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

This position is located at 155 Mill Ridge Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502, Lynchburg, VA. View the Google Map in full screen.