Title:  Reactor Engineer I - Sr

Date:  Jun 9, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Operations, Inc.-EOI
Description: 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

CAUTION:
Candidates for this position must meet requirements specified in ANSI/ANS Standards and Regulatory Guidelines as shown below. In addition site Technical Specifications, FSAR, or procedures may contain additional requirements. Refer to EN-HR-137.

Provides technical leadership for reactor core performance and monitoring, advocates nuclear fuel reliability, maintains and revises fuel and special nuclear material management accountability and configuration, and provides technical assistance to Operations that establish conservative reactivity management and conservative decision making.

 

  Job Duties/Responsibilities

1. Manages core performance monitoring and trending, fuel management and configuration control, and the Special Nuclear Material and Accountability program. 

2.Evaluates core component lifetime and provides replacement instructions.

3. Supports training of Operations and Engineering on fuel and core related topics. Serves as the site fuel reliability monitor and champions the fuel reliability program.

4. Supports Operations for maneuvers / core analysis / operating limits considerations. Supports Operations in Reactivity Control and Management.

5.Serves as a subject matter expert for the reactor core and associated areas. Manages reactor core related surveillances and startup testing. Monitors maintenance and revision to Reactor Engineering procedures.

6.Supports dry fuel storage related activities and irradiated core component disposal. Implements fuel storage and handling requirements. Supports core reload design analysis and batch reload implementation.

 

 Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Nuclear Engineering or other closely related scientific discipline / physical science generally associated with power plant operations, or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience is defined as demonstrated success at the Engineer level).

 

Engineer I-II -0 - 2 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon Engineering level (Note: If the Reactor Engineering Supervisor does not have at least 4 years experience, then the designated Lead Reactor Engineer must have 4 years experience or a graduate degree and 3 years experience. At least 2 of these years shall be nuclear power plant experience in such areas as reactor physics, core measurements, core heat transfer, and core physics testing programs.

 

III-SR2 - 5+ years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon Engineering level (Note: If the Reactor Engineering Supervisor does not have at least 4 years experience, then the designated Lead Reactor Engineer must have 4 years experience or a graduate degree and 3 years experience. At least 2 of these years shall be nuclear power plant experience in such areas as reactor physics, core measurements, core heat transfer, and core physics testing programs.

 

  Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Good to excellent communication skills. Experience/proficiency in PC use and applications, depending upon engineering level.

ANSI Required:

ANSI/ANS-3. 1-1978 - 4.4.1 - 4.4 Professional-Technical

The on-site professional-technical groups shall include individuals (group leaders) with the following qualifications in the indicated disciplines. A single individual may be qualified and perform in more than one discipline. Suitable organizational depth shall exist to provide for an absence of the principal.

 

Reactor Engineering.

At the time of initial core loading or appointment to the position, whichever is later, the responsible person shall have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or the Physical Sciences and four years experience or a graduate degree and three years experience. Two of these years shall be nuclear power plant experience. The experience shall be in such areas as reactor physics, core measurements, core heat transfer, and core physics testing programs. Successful completion of a reactor engineering training program (such as the 12 week concentrated programs offered by NSS Vendors) may be equivalent to one year’s nuclear power plant experience."

 

 Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

ANSI/ANS Qualifications - For Senior Reactor Engineer Only. Candidates must meet or exceed ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978. ANSI Section 4.4.1 - Reactor Engineering. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or the Physical Sciences. 4 years experience in such areas as reactor physics, core measurements, core heat transfer, and core physical testing programs, of which 2 years must be at a nuclear power plant. Or, graduate degree and 3 years experience as referenced above. Successful completion of a reactor engineering training program (e.g. the 12 week concentrated program offered by NSSS vendors) may be equivalent to one year's nuclear power plant experience. Desired: SRO license or certification on a PWR or BWR; Professional Engineering license

 

 Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge

 Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities.

 

Business Expertise

 Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.

Problem Solving

No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members.

 

Impact

 Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies. 

 

Business Expertise

 Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.

 

Interpersonal Skills

 Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.

 

 Working Conditions/Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

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.

 

   Other

 -  Not all aspects of the job are covered by the description - may require "other duties as assigned"

-  Job may change over time in accordance with business needs

-  Job description does not guarantee employment

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior Reactor Engineering experience.
  • Experience in the use of 3DMonicore or other nuclear core monitoring software.
  • Experience in the use of ShuffleWorks or other fuel movement tracking software.

 

Pre-employment Testing: The successful applicant must pass a Fit-for-Duty test prior to obtaining access to the nuclear power plant and as a condition of employment.

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Primary Location: Mississippi-Port Gibson
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 102603
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.

 

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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