Supervisor, Reactor Engineering (Nuclear)

July 22, 2022
Killona, LA
Job Type


Posting End Date: 07/31/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

At Entergy, we power life today and for future generations. With approximately 5,000 megawatts of nuclear capacity, Entergy has a proud history of producing nuclear clean air electricity.

Our nuclear safety culture is strong, and our performance record has proven us to be a clean, reliable, and affordable provider of electricity for our household customers in our utility areas of the southern U.S. and to our commercial customers in other parts of the country.

Entergy Nuclear is a business unit of Entergy Corporation that employs approximately 4,000 highly skilled and dedicated professionals. As a community partner, we are invested in the economic success of the towns, schools, and families we support in five states.

We invite you to learn more about Entergy Nuclear and the nuclear clean air energy that we supply for our nation. Entergy Nuclear Fact Sheet

Job Summary/Purpose

Oversee the performance of engineering functions on a group level to support the safe and efficient generation of electricity using nuclear power.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Manage engineering work assignments to ensure the group is responding appropriately to department and organizational needs. Control engineering cost through maximization of staff productivity and tracking expenditures within budget parameters.
  • Monitor personnel and group effectiveness in achieving established goals. Function as a team leader as needed. Supervise personnel performance and resolve employee conflict or concerns. Supervise personnel performance and resolve employee conflict or concerns.
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization including representing the department at all meetings. Propose process and design changes that improve station and personnel efficiency.
  • Ensure all activities are performed within regulatory and procedural guidelines.
  • Interface with other Entergy sites to implement best practices in a standardized approach. Interface with regulatory and industry representatives on behalf of station activities.
  • Communicate technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering.

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 5 years of experience in nuclear power design, construction, maintenance, operations, production, or equivalent.
  • 3 years of experience in the engineering department (desired).

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Technical proficiency in the assigned area. Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation. Good communication, conflict management, and change management skills (desired).

ANSI Required: Yes

'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 of experience or a graduate degree and three years of 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

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.

Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107679
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

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

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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