Entergy I-Sr Staff Engineer in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Jul 13, 2017

Location: Jackson, MS, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function :Engineer

MRV Minimum Salary :$58,500.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$158,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 71134

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for reload project management as well as activities associated with the provision and transportation of fuel, including fabrication contract management.

  2. Responsible for maintaining the fuel reliability program, performing fuel mechanical engineering design reviews, performing engineering evaluations of the fuel fabrication processes and technical assistance to fabrication oversight activities.

  3. Responsible for fuel cycle and core design including strategic fuel design evaluations. Maintains detailed core models to support site reactor engineering or other plant functions. Responsible for maintaining reactor physics and fuel criticality expertise, and for supporting the analytical and design bases on which each plant was licensed.

  4. Provide analysis capability or technical oversight of contracted analyses.

  5. Employs barriers such that neither an unplanned criticality nor a fuel failure due to exceeding design limits occurs.

  6. Responsible for reload and physics support activities. Ensures that engineering work is performed and programs are implemented consistent with defined standards. Ensures that fleet lessons are learned and good practices are implemented.

Provide technical expertise for emergent issues in support of or beyond the technical capabilities or resources of the stations, and to augment the nuclear station resources for special issues.

Assist the sites in problem solving, as needed, and critically challenge assumptions and decisions that can affect nuclear safety.

Coordinates with industry and assists in developing site long-range strategies in collaboration with nuclear station personnel for significant site problems.

Leverages industry and site resources to resolve key technical issues and develops optimal fleet strategies to address issues, including establishing and communicating vision, mission, strategies, expectations, decisions, and transition plans.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required 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 is defined as demonstrated success at the Engineer / Technical Specialist level.)

Minimum experience required of the position

Engineer I: 0 – 2 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

Engineer II: 2 – 4 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

Engineer III: 3 – 5 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

Engineer Sr: 4 – 6 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

Engineer Sr Staff: 5 - 7 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operations. Outstanding communication and conflict management skills. Proficiency with current computer business applications.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired: SRO license or certification; Professional Engineering license.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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