Nuclear Licensing Specialist/Engineer

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Killona, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 02/05/2023 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy Operations, Inc.-EOI 

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

Responsible for the execution of the licensing and regulatory compliance processes and procedures at Entergy Nuclear.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Communicates technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing.
  • Manages regulatory commitments.
  • Interfaces with the NRC Resident inspectors and inspection teams.
  • Interfaces with regulatory and industry representatives on behalf of station.
  • Maintains and implements regulations, including 10CFR50.59 and 10CFR72.48.
  • Submits performance indicator data to the NRC.
  • Prepares, reviews, and approves correspondence to the NRC, including Licensee Event Reports, license amendments, allegation responses, responses to requests for information, and required periodic reports.
  • Develops and revises procedures in accordance with current regulatory and administrative requirements.
  • Coordinates SRC activities.
  • Performs as a liaison between the department and various work groups.
  • Participates in the shared resources program.
  • Serves as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO).  Maintains all training and qualifications as necessary to support assigned ERO position.
  • May be assigned a position outside of Regulatory Assurance to support refueling outages.
  • Assignments at Nuclear Headquarters have similar responsibilities
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, II or higher: May be assigned a lead role such as PAD/50.59 Coordinator, Fatigue Rule Management System Coordinator, Performance Indicator Coordinator.
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, IV or Higher: Attend and represent the station and department at industry conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, Senior:  May be called on to represent the Regulatory Assurance Manager as needed.

 

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education

B.S. Degree in Engineering or related technical degree (desired).

 

Minimum Experience

  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, I: 4 years commercial or military nuclear experience.
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, II:  5 years commercial or military nuclear experience. Minimum 1 year as Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer I (previous experience or demonstration of skills may be credited by responsible manager).
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, III: Minimum 1 year as Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer II (previous experience or demonstration of skills may be credited by responsible manager).
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, IV: Minimum 1 year as Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer III (previous experience or demonstration of skills may be credited by responsible manager).
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, Senior: Minimum 2 years as Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer IV (previous experience or demonstration of skills may be credited by responsible manager).
  • *B.S. Degree in Engineering or related technical degree may be credited for up to 4 years of experience or equivalent work experience.*

 

 

Minimum knowledge, skill, and abilities

  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, I:  Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, II: Proficient in knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer I.
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, III: Minimum 1 year as Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer II (previous experience or demonstration of skills may be credited by responsible manager).
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, IV: Proficient in knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer III.
  • Licensing Engineer/Specialist, Senior: Proficient in knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Regulatory Assurance Specialist/Engineer IV.

 

 

ANSI Required: No

 

Certificates, licenses, etc. required

Senior Reactor Operator License or certification (desired).

 

Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona Louisiana : Killona 
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 110164
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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