Digital I&C Design Engineer, Levels II, III, or Senior, Major Fleet Projects

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Killona, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 05/22/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


Design Major Fleet Projects Engineering provides high-quality, cost-effective, on schedule design services for the Entergy Nuclear Fleet. Design Major Fleet Projects Engineering is responsible for providing requested modification packages to the Nuclear Fleet. This position will be supporting the Waterford 3 Major Fleet Projects which primarily include Digital Design Modifications.  Modification design control is maintained through effective configuration management of design output documents (e.g., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements, and procedures).

  • Prepare cost-effective modifications as assigned to improve plant performance and reliability.
  • Prepare engineering products consistent with defined standards, procedures, and regulatory guidelines to ensure the site’s design and licensing basis is maintained
  • Assist in the solutions to issues that impact safe, reliable operations and propose process changes that improve overall efficiency.
  • Provide technical support to operations, maintenance, engineering, and other fleet organizations.
  • Manage engineering work assignments to ensure the design service provided is meeting department and organizational needs.
  • Communicate to all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing, technical information, concepts, and ideas throughout the engineering product development.
  • Attend training and maintain the qualifications necessary to perform the required group functions.
  • Aware of changes and advancements in the industry and has developed industry wide expertise.  Must understand how a utility interacts with outside regulatory agencies and utility groups.  Familiar with budgets, costs, and policies.
  • Ability to investigate problems that are not intuitive and develop solutions for non-routine problems.  Handles a project from start to finish, with only major decisions being brought to Engineering Leadership.
  • Strong project management skills are present.  When given a leadership role, coordinates the activities of a functional team by creating project plans and schedules.
  • Persuasive and have strong negotiating skills. Provides guidance, coaching and motivation to junior engineers. Strong mentor and change implementer.



  • Nuclear Power Plant Experience
  • Industry Engineering Change Experience
  • Digital I&C Experience

Minimum education required for the position

  • 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).
    • Desired: B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience is defined as demonstrated success at the Engineer / Technical Specialist level).

Minimum experience required for the position:

  • Engineer, II: 2+ years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level
  • Engineer, III: 4+ years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level
  • Engineer, Sr: 6+ years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, pending upon engineering level

 Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position:

  • Good to excellent communication, conflict management, and change management skills.
  • Experience/proficiency in PC use and applications, depending upon the engineering level.
  • Desired:
    • Functional Knowledge - Requires understanding and application of procedures and concepts within I&C/Digital discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines.
    • Digital modification experience in commercial nuclear power (Hardware/software database point mapping, Requirement traceability, Software testing).
    • Knowledgeable in application of EPRI 300201186 Digital Engineering Guide.
    • Aware of NISP-EN-04 Standard Digital Design Process.
    • Familiarity with Distributed Control Systems, HMI, and PLC applications implemented within nuclear industry (Ovation, Common Q, etc).
    • Familiarity with EMI/RFI evaluation and analysis.
    • Familiarity with Cyber Security requirements and solutions in commercial nuclear power.
    • Experience with preparing and/or reviewing power plant electrical and/or I&C drawings, calculations, and equipment specifications.
    • Familiarity with instrument specifications, instrument data sheets, calibration sheets.
    • Ability to read and interpret P&ID’s, schematics, ladder logic.
    • Understanding of license basis considerations (UFSAR, Technical Specifications) and regulatory requirements (e.g., Reg. Guide 1.97) as they intersect with instrumentation.
    • Perform 10CFR50.59 screenings and evaluations incorporating RIS 02-2022 Supplement 1 guidance.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

  • Desired: Professional Engineering license and/or an SRO license or certification on a PWR or BWR.





Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 2
Req ID: 106855
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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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