Title:  Welding Engineer, Levels II, III, or Senior, or Tech Spec IV, Plant Support

Date:  Jan 7, 2022
Legal Entity:  Entergy Operations, Inc.-EOI
Description: 

Posting End Date: 01/30/2022 

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JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
Conducts Welding and Repair and Replacement (R&R) programs execution and ensures the safety of nuclear components at Entergy nuclear plants.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for overall Welding and R&R Code Program owner duties for the four plants in Entergy’s southern nuclear fleet.  A Welding and R&R engineer ensures that all welding and repair/replacement activities are implemented consistent with the applicable ASME XI codes and standards and Regulatory requirements.  This individual should have knowledge of ASME XI code and experience in implementing code programs or equivalent experience with welding and repairs at a nuclear power plant.  Nuclear experience is preferred, however engineers with equivalent experience in welding and R&R at non-nuclear plants should also consider applying.
  • The engineer would be responsible to interface with the site Welding and R&R engineers, support plant outages, interface with the regulatory agencies as required, communicate concerns and issues to management, and produces quality engineering products in support of code program implementation. The program engineer would maintain conformance with station license, codes and standards.  The engineer would be required to develop, plan and coordinate and implement special projects, corrective action plans, and improvement programs to address plant problems/regulatory concerns or enhance/standardize program implementation. The engineer would also ensure fleet lessons/operational experiences and good practices are reviewed and shared uniformly among applicable Entergy sites.
  • Unescorted Nuclear Plant Access and travel to the nuclear power plants is a requirement of the position.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Minimum education required of the position
Tech Spec IV: None

Engineer: B.S. Degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering curriculum or graduate of an accredited engineering technology curriculum of accepted standing or equivalent work experience.

 

Minimum experience required of the position
If not a graduate of the aforementioned nature (B.S. degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering curriculum or graduate of an accredited engineering technology curriculum of accepted standing), a minimum of 6 years engineering experience indicative of growth in engineering competency and achievement required. Work experience of 0 - 5 years in nuclear code programs or equivalent experience in operations or system engineering.

  • 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, depending upon engineering level
  • Tech Spec IV: 6+ years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent

 

Strongly desired to meet one of the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Welding Engineering with at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Associate degree in Welding Technology with at least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline (other than welding engineering) with at least 5 years of relevant experiences.
  • At least 10 years of experience without an engineering degree.

 
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Knowledgeable in code program requirements for nuclear power plants. Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation. Outstanding communication, conflict management, and change management skills. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Must be skilled in the use of Microsoft desktop software. Skilled at system analysis.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Desired: SRO license or certification on a PWR or BWR; Professional Engineering license.

 

Primary Location: 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: 105119
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

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

 

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.


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