Technical Specialist I, Nuclear Decommissioning - TLG Services

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Bridgewater, Connecticut, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/03/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


Description of Organization:

TLG Services provides decommissioning related services to our external customers (principally nuclear plant operators or nuclear facility operators) and to Entergy.  Among the key services that TLG provides is the development of well-supported decommissioning cost estimates and related financial reports and testimony, other services include consulting, project planning, and project engineering/management. TLG work products are frequently used for regulatory filings, corporate financial planning/reporting and public service commission rate case hearings.



NOTE: This is and entry level position; as such, the following tasks are to be completed under supervision. Assignments are selected to develop practical skills and competencies.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation of decommissioning cost estimates for nuclear reactor and radiological facilities and fossil / renewable power plants and industrial facilities.
  • Collect and organize data used for the preparation of decommissioning cost estimates using estimating models provided by TLG. Perform physical plant inventories (e.g., quantities of a plant’s structural material and equipment) through material takeoffs from drawings and/or by on-site walk downs.
  • Assist with development of work breakdown structures of decommissioning tasks or project activities.
  • Work with project team members, as well as clients, to assist in establishment of significant estimating bases and assumptions.
  • Extensive work with and development of EXCEL spread sheets to perform calculations.
  • Perform reviews of calculations and reports prepared by others.
  • Assist with the production of formal reports.
  • Participate in project review meetings.
  • Research relevant industry experiences and evaluate its applicability to decommissioning estimates.
  • Assist with decommissioning planning and consulting.
  • Assist with analysis of radiological and hazardous material, and safety data for the development of decommissioning scope and remedial task approaches.
  • Assist with characterization and/or historical site assessment of structures, systems, components and environmental media at client facilities.


Qualifications, Experience, & Physical Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or another closely related scientific discipline/physical science generally associated with power plant operations or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience defined as demonstrated success at the engineer/technical specialist level).
  • Possess good communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft EXCEL spreadsheets, as well as use of MS WORD, PROJECT, and POWERPOINT (or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with reading and interpretation of industrial facility structural, equipment lay out and system P&ID drawings.
  • Able to Travel to nuclear, radiological and industrial sites and customer meetings.
  • Ability to pass background checks and citizenship requirements, as required to enter nuclear facilities.


Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience in Cost Estimating and/or Nuclear Power
  • Familiarity with nuclear reactor; radiological, chemical, industrial and power plant facility structures, systems and components.
  • Computer programming experience.




Primary Location: Connecticut-Bridgewater Connecticut : Bridgewater || Connecticut : Stamford || Connecticut : Waterford 
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108627
Travel Percentage:25% to 50%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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