Electrical or Mechanical Design Engineer, Levels II, III, or Senior, Major Fleet Projects (Nuclear)

Date: Nov 7, 2022

Location: Killona, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 11/28/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

 

At Entergy, we power life today and for future generations. With approximately 5,000 megawatts of nuclear capacity, Entergy has a proud history of producing nuclear clean air electricity.

 

Our nuclear safety culture is strong, and our performance record has proven us to be a clean, reliable, and affordable provider of electricity for our household customers in our utility areas of the southern U.S. and to our commercial customers in other parts of the country.

 

Entergy Nuclear is a business unit of Entergy Corporation that employs approximately 4,000 highly skilled and dedicated professionals. As a community partner, we are invested in the economic success of the towns, schools, and families we support in five states.

 

We invite you to learn more about Entergy Nuclear and the nuclear clean air energy that we supply for our nation. Entergy Nuclear Fact Sheet

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:
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.   Modification design control is maintained through effective configuration management of design output documents (e.g., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements, and procedures).
 
JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

 

 

 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
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 Mechanical or 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
  • DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:
    • Nuclear Power Plant Experience
    • Industry Engineering Change Experience

 

 

 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 discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines.
    • Familiarity with Digital modifications in commercial nuclear power (Hardware/software database point mapping, Requirement traceability, Software testing).
    • 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 drawings, calculations, and equipment specifications.
    • .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)
    • Perform 10CFR50.59 screenings and evaluations 

 

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 Louisiana : Killona 
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 109514
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
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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