Digital Controls System Engineer

Job Description

Digital Controls System Engineer

Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant

Who we are:

Siemens Energy provides full time Turbine Generator System Engineering function for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. We are closely integrated with Comanche Peak and have maintained on site offices at Comanche Peak since initial operation in the early 1990’s. 

Position Overview:

The Digital Controls System Engineer is based at our offices located directly at Comanche Peak and specializes in Digital Controls/I&C Systems Engineering.


  • You will be the systems engineer for turbine-generator digital control systems at a nuclear power plant providing support to operations, maintenance, engineering and other site organizations.

  • Your primary focus areas are turbine controls, voltage regulator controls, generator auxiliary systems digital controls as well as associated field devices.

  • You’ll perform engineering evaluations of systems, components, programs and processes.

  • You direct cost effective design inputs when required to improve plant, system or equipment performance.

  • You perform periodic walk downs and monitoring of equipment, recommend preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems.

  • You shall maintain compliance with standards, codes, and federal regulations applicable to equipment.

  • You’ll create reports, evaluations and recommendations in support of the above requirements.

  • You will acquire and maintain qualifications commensurate with job.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or similar required

  •  8 - 10  years of Digital Controls/ I&C experience at power plants or equivalent required.

  • Good written and oral communication skills is a must.

  • You must have an expert understanding of cybersecurity measures and controls.

  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.


  • Systems Engineering experience preferred

  • Prior experience with Siemens T3000, WinCC, Teleperm XP, Simadyn D, Simatic S5 and S7 -95F and OM690 is desirable but not required

  • Digital programming knowledge preferred.

Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.


Organization: Siemens Energy

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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