Senior Electrical Engineer (Engineer III) - Canberra
AREVA 176 reviews - Meriden, CT

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AREVA supplies solutions for power generation with less carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security, transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA's unique integrated offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor design and construction, and related services. The group is also expanding in renewable energies - wind, solar, bioenergies, hydrogen and storage - to be one of the top three in this sector worldwide in 2012.

With these two major offers, AREVA's 48,000 employees are helping to supply ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.

AREVA provides its customers with solutions for low-carbon power generation in North America and all over the world. As the leader in nuclear energy and a significant, growing player in the renewable energies sector, AREVA combines U.S. and Canadian leadership, access to worldwide expertise and a proven track record of performance. Sustainable development is a core component of AREVA's strategy. Its more than 5,000 U.S. and Canadian employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. AREVA Inc. is headquartered in Bethesda, MD. Visit us at

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The AREVA Reactors & Services Business Group:
The Reactors and Services Business Group combines the nuclear reactor design and construction activities and the products and services activities necessary for the maintenance, operation, modernization, and improvement of power plants. It also includes vessel propulsion nuclear reactor and research reactor activities. AREVA is currently constructing four EPRâ„¢ reactors, of generation III+.

The Nuclear Measurements Business Unit (BUNM):
The Nuclear Measurements Business Unit (BUNM) is a trusted provider of world-class nuclear measurement solutions. It has been serving the nuclear community for over four decades. The company is the leading supplier of innovative and cost-effective measurement solutions and services, under the CANBERRA brand, used to maintain safety of personnel, assess the health of nuclear facilities and safeguard the public and the environment. The BUNM operates production and engineering facilities worldwide. Our 1000+ employees are all focused on bringing the very best nuclear measurements technology to our customers.

Job Description:
AREVA is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer - R&D for our CANBERRA location in Meriden, CT.

Responsibilities and duties include:
Under general supervision, performs broad, complex engineering assignments requiring originality, ingenuity and the development of new methods

Provides advanced technical support related to planning, designing, analyzing, constructing and maintaining structures, systems and components.

Provides engineering advice as needed and displays technical competence requiring minimal direction form higher level engineering staff

Responsible for the overall concept, architecture, design, and development of nuclear radiation detection instruments and accessories

Under supervision, performs product development, interpretation and implementation of customer specifications.

Lead and mentor other electronic and mechanical members of the engineering team.

Provide existing product line support as well as conduct design reviews and cost/time/risk evaluations.

Specify electrical, mechanical and electro-mechanical components.

Analog, digital, and mixed signal detailed design

Design of embedded processors(s)

Data acquisition system design

Generation of complete design release documentation

Cost estimation / analysis

Project scheduling / planning

Circuit and system analysis / simulation

Test procedures, users' manuals generation

Proposal generation


All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

BS Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology

3 - 5 years of engineering experience. An advanced degree may be substituted for related experience ( MS 1-2 yrs. Or PhD 1-3 yrs.). In applicable states a PE License will be accepted in lieu of a 4 yr. engineering degree.

Advanced knowledge of related engineering standards, techniques and criteria

Good communication skills including the ability to comprehend and convey detailed technical data

Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships

Strong problem identification and problem solving skills

The following requirements a

re desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

Prior experience in the Nuclear or Military industry. Knowledge of Military specifications, environments, and qualification testing.

Familiarity with design approaches for EMI/EMC management

Knowledge of SPI, I2C, UART, USB, Ethernet interfaces

Familiar with low-power high voltage power supply design

Closed-loop design and stability analysis

Low-noise amplifier design

ORCAD schematic design

Worst-case analysis

Knowledge of radiation detection techniques and sensors

Proficient computer skills including Excel, Word, Project and Powerpoint

Cost estimation and analysis experience

Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects


Sporadic (up to 25%) domestic and international travel.

We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. AREVA recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee.

Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Join AREVA today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!



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NORTH AMERICA-United States-Connecticut-Meriden


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