Engineer - Diesel Systems (Nuclear)

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: St. Francisville, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/04/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


*This position may be filled as an Engineer III, Sr or Sr Lead based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate*


Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for providing technical leadership for the site through optimization and reliability of mechanical systems and equipment, proactive identification and resolution of plant issues, and technical assistance to the Operations and Maintenance departments. Responsible for strategic engineering support and optimization of Diesel Engine Systems and/ or NSSS mechanical systems of an Entergy Nuclear plant. Evaluates and selects optimum preventive maintenance strategies as well as any applicable modifications to improve system reliability.


Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • System ownership / engagement / advocacy / prioritization for deficiency resolution leading to high levels of equipment reliability. Proactive performance monitoring, trending and system walk downs for assigned systems.
  • Use and sharing of Operating Experience (EN Fleet and industry). Work planning and prioritization (including long-range planning and life-cycle management).
  • Prioritize / establish action plans to address deficiencies on assigned systems via the corrective action and work management processes. Interface with Maintenance and Operations for cost effective maintenance strategies on assigned systems
  • Support Maintenance and Operations in system troubleshooting and provide system / discipline expertise for troubleshooting significant events or complex plant problems.
  • Support changes in assigned system configuration/design and design basis. Develop engineering products in accordance with defined standards and procedures.
  • Participate in project teams for critical on-line system outages or refueling outages. Serve on outage engineering support teams as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position:

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical 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 / Technical Specialist level).


Minimum experience required of the position:

  • Engineer III: 4+ years’ experience in nuclear power plant engineering, maintenance, operations or equivalent.
  • Engineer Sr or Sr Lead: 6+ years’ experience in nuclear power plant engineering, maintenance, operations or equivalent.


Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position:

  • Technical proficiency as subject matter expert in NSSS mechanical systems at nuclear power plants. Outstanding communication and change management skills.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position:

  • Desired: SRO license or certification on a PWR or BWR; Professional Engineering license; Experience working on Diesel Engines or major rotating equipment.


Primary Location: Louisiana-St. Francisville  
Job Function: Engineering
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108725
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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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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