Engineer, II - Sr. | Fire Protection

Date: Mar 19, 2019

Location: Russellville, AR, US

Company: Entergy

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Design Engineering is the de sign authority and owner of the design bases. Fire Protection, which resides in the Design Engineering Department, is responsible for maintaining fire protection design control and providing technical support to the plant in the area of fire protection. Design integrity of the Fire Protection program is maintained through effective configuration control of design output documents (i.e., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements and procedures).

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain the Fire Protection Design Basis at the site.
  • Ensure the three Fire Protection defense in depth echelons are maintained; 1) to prevent fires from starting (combustible/hotwork controls), 2) rapidly detect, control and extinguish fires that do occur thereby limiting damage (fire detection systems, automatic fire suppression, manual fire suppression, pre-fire plans), and 3) provide adequate level of fire protection for systems and structures so that a fire will not prevent essential safety functions from being performed (fire barriers, fire rated cable, success path remains free of fire damage, recovery actions).
  • Provide cost-effective modification designs to improve the fire protection program and the safe shutdown capability of the plant.
  • Provide Fire Protection technical support to operations, maintenance, engineering and other site organizations.
  • Develop, plan and coordinate or implement special projects, corrective action plans, and improvement programs to address fire protection plant problems or regulatory sensitive issues.
  • Ensures fire protection engineering products are performed in accordance with the site’s fire protection program and are implemented consistent with defined standards and procedures.
  • Consistent with the site’s licensing basis, prepare fire protection impact reviews and evaluations, combustible load and suppression capability calculations, and fire hazards analyses.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education require d of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering or other 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/technicalspecialist level.)

Desired: Meets the requirements of a Professional Member for the Society of Fire Protection Engineers

 

Minimum experience required of the position

2 - 8 years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level.

Desired: 5+ years’ experience in Fire Protection Engineering

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

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

Desired: Technical knowledge of 10CFR50.48, BTP APCSB 9.5-1, Reg. Guide 1.189 and NFPA 805. Background in nuclear plant

shutdown capability analysis including non-power operations. Proficiency in computer codes ARC+, CLM and HASS.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired: Professional Engineering license.

 

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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Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 85771
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.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: Russellville

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