Entergy Engineer, II - Sr (Nuc) - Fire Protection Engineer in Killona, Louisiana

Date: Jun 19, 2017

Location: Killona, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona

Job Function :Engineer

MRV Minimum Salary :$69,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$132,000.00

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: 69462

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Design Engineering is the design 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 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 defined as demonstrated success at the engineer/technical specialist 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 PC 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.

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.

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