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Job Opening: Instrumentation and Control Engineering Intern

Company Brief

Terrestrial Energy is a developer of Generation IV advanced nuclear power plants that use its proprietary Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) technology. IMSR® technology represents true innovation in cost reduction, versatility and functionality of nuclear power plants. IMSR® power plants will provide zero-carbon, reliable, dispatchable, cost-competitive electric power and high-grade industrial heat for use in many industrial applications, such as chemical synthesis and desalination, and in so doing extend the application of nuclear energy far beyond electric power markets. We have the potential to make important contributions to industrial competitiveness, energy security, and economic growth. Our deployment will support rapid global decarbonization of the primary energy system by displacing fossil fuel combustion across a broad spectrum. Using an innovative design, and proven and demonstrated molten salt reactor technology, we are engaged with regulators and industrial partners to complete IMSR® engineering and to commission first IMSR® power plants in the late 2020s. To execute this plan, we are now looking to add talented people to the team, each of whom will:

  • improve our team by adding diverse perspectives and innovative ways of problem solving
  • have demonstrated exceptional results in engineering projects
  • be a team player with the ability to collaborate closely and interact with other groups
  • be flexible and adaptable to change
  • have skillset and experience that relate to the following role:


Instrumentation and Control Engineering Intern

Reports To

Instrumentation, Control and Electrical Manager

Job Duties

The Instrumentation and Control Engineering Intern, under the direction of the Instrumentation, Control and Electrical Manager, is primarily responsible for aiding the Instrumentation and Control team in the design, development and analysis of instrumentation and control systems. Other responsibilities include:

  • Prepare I&C engineering design documents including, instrument list, logic diagrams, instrument loop diagrams, component specifications
  • Conduct research for design development and optimization
  • Communicate and work with various technical disciplines to understand system design(s) and interfacing requirements
  • Contribute to timely resolution of instrumentation and control design challenges and address risks
  • Conduct presentations to interdisciplinary team and external parties
  • Interface with external vendors, experts and design agencies

Core Competencies

  • Communication
  • Critical and Abstract Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Oriented
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate and interact with other groups
  • Flexible and adaptable to change


  • Actively working towards a post-secondary degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Physics, alternate degree or a related field
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining strong relationships across all levels of the organization and with external customers and vendors


  • Demonstrated passion for nuclear energy
  • Entrepreneurship or other experience demonstrating self-motivation and problem solving
  • Experience with or knowledge of nuclear power

TEI values diversity in its workforce and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. TEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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Learn More About Terrestrial Energy

Terrestrial Energy is an industry-leading technology company committed to delivering reliable, emission-free, and cost-competitive nuclear energy with a truly innovative advanced reactor design, the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).