Nuclear Design Engineer – Level D

December 30, 2020
Decatur, AL
Job Type


System One is seeking a Nuclear Design Engineer for a long-term contract with TVA at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Decatur, AL

Job Summary/Purpose

Provides technical leadership, coordinates, and reviews the work of a small staff of multidiscipline engineers, specialists, technicians and/or contractor personnel in a nuclear engineering work group.

Serves as the primary point of contact for the work group regarding new or modified tasks, makes work assignments to lower level staff, responsible for meeting designated completion dates.

In a working lead capacity, plans, develops, coordinates and directs the day-to-day technical aspects of large and important engineering projects or a number of small engineering projects with many complex features.

A substantial portion of the work directed is comparable to that performed by senior level engineers.

Provides input to the engineering manager on work in progress, technical issues which need elevation and workplace matters.

As a working technical lead, performs engineering work assignments when needed.

May be assigned senior level engineering work as part of regular day-to-day responsibilities in addition to lead responsibilities.

Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of nuclear engineering design principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and assigned project responsibilities.

Makes engineering judgments and decisions independently on engineering design problems and methods.

At the request of the engineering manager, represents the work group in meetings to plan, schedule and coordinate work projects; to resolve technical issues; or to report and obtain information.

Performs engineering work as assigned.

The incumbent will not be responsible for the supervisory administrative duties of performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, selections, leave approval, promotions and pay changes.

Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements

A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering

20+ years’ experience in BWR Nuclear Fuel and Reactor Engineering

Previous experience with the design and licensing basis of the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant

Specific Expertise in BWR Thermal Hydraulic Stability

Experience with Framatome Atrium 10/11 Fuel and related plant licensing

Previous 10CFR50.59 Training

Current or previous involvement with the BWR Owners Group (BWROG)

Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable. Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability. Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by TVAN procedures during peak periods. Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.

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