Superintendent, Radiation Protection Support

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Killona, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

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

Provides first line supervision of the RP Support supervisors responsible for radiation protection and control activities at an Entergy Nuclear plant.


Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provides overall direction, leadership, planning and performance of radiation protection support activities.
  • Provides oversight and maintains the RP Support budget at the direction of Radiation Protection Manager to ensure achievement of budget goals while ensuring safe, reliable, cost-efficient operation
  • Interfaces with Department Managers to determine how RP Support resources can best be applied to improve performance, minimize plant downtime, and radiation exposure.
  • Manages activities in support of nuclear plant sites consistent with regulatory and procedural requirements and litigation minimization need to ensure that Radiological Control activities are conducted in a manner that protects individuals and the agency.
  • Innovate and improve current team practices and processes; solicit and implement solutions.
  • Drives communicating technical Radiation Protection instrumentation, respiratory, and dosimetry information, concepts, and ideas, verbally and in writing.
  • Represents the department at plant meetings to discuss and resolve matters effecting nuclear plant safety, industrial safety, radiological safety, and environmental concerns.
  • Participates in emergency response organization duties.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required for the position

B.S. degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline generally associated with power plant operations or Equivalent Experience (Equivalent Experience is defined as demonstrated success at the Manager)


Minimum experience required for the position

  • Eight (8) years of experience in nuclear power design, construction, maintenance, operations, radiation protection, or equivalent
  • Three (3) years of supervisory/management experience


Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position

Technical proficiency in the RP Support area. Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation. Proficiency with current computer business applications. 


ANSI Required: Yes


ANSI/ANS-3. 1-1978 - 4.3.2 - Supervisors Not Requiring NRC License. At the time of initial core loading or appointment to the position, whichever is later, a supervisor in this category shall have a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of experience in the craft or discipline he supervises.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position



Primary Location: 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: 106942
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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