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Entergy Electrical Engineer, Sr (Nuc) in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Jan 14, 2020

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Central Design Engineering provides high quality, cost effective, on schedule design services for the Entergy Nuclear Fleet. Design Projects, which resides in the Central Design Engineering Department, is responsible for providing requested modification packages to the Nuclear Fleet. Modification design control is maintained through effective configuration management of design output documents (e.g., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements and procedures).

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

•Prepare cost-effective modifications as assigned to improve plant performance and reliability.

•Prepare engineering products consistent with defined standards, procedures and regulatory guidelines to ensure the site’s design and licensing basis is maintained

•Assist in the solutions to issues that impact safe, reliable operations and propose process changes that improve overall efficiency.

•Provide technical support to operations, maintenance, engineering, and other fleet organizations.

•Manage engineering work assignments to ensure the design service provided is meeting department and organizational needs.

•Communicate to all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing, technical information, concepts, and ideas throughout the engineering product development.

•Attend training and maintain qualifications necessary to perform required group function.

•Provides technical leadership to their group on analytical techniques. Have the ability to perform complex engineering tasks and perform intricate studies. Must have substantial knowledge of related disciplines.

•Aware of changes and advancements in the industry, and has developed industry wide expertise. Must understand how a utility interacts with outside regulatory agencies and utility groups. Familiar with budgets, costs, and policies.

•Ability to investigate problems that are not intuitive and develop solutions for non-routine problems. Handles a project from start to finish, with only major decisions being brought to Engineering Leadership.

•Strong project management skills are present. When given a leadership role, coordinates the activities of a functional team by creating project plans and schedules.

•Persuasive and have strong negotiating skills. Provides guidance, coaching and motivation to junior engineers. Strong mentor and change implementer

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.)

Desired: BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution

Minimum experience required of the position

Required:

Engineer Sr: Minimum 8 years experience in nuclear power design engineering

Trained and qualified on nuclear industry Standard Design Process

Desired:

Electrical I&C Nuclear Design Engineering Experience Highly Preferred

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.

Desired:

Functional Knowledge - Requires understanding and application of procedures and concepts within ELECT/I&C discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines.

•Experience with preparing and/or reviewing power plant electrical and/or I&C drawings, calculations and equipment specifications.

• Experience with plant electrical power system analysis software such as ETAP and EDISON.

•Experience analyzing relay coordination and working with Time-Current Coordination curves (TCCs) and arc-flash hazard assessments.

•Experience with selection and application of electrical components including motors, transformers, protective relaying, breakers, inverters, large lead storage batteries, battery chargers and inverters

•Prior performance of nuclear design basis related calculations (voltage drop, breaker coordination, load study analysis, instrument uncertainty setpoints, etc.)

•Perform Battery sizing calculations

•Experience modeling motors and doing transient analysis for plant equipment.

•Familiarity with instrument specifications, instrument data sheets, calibration sheets

•Ability to read and interpret P&ID’s, schematics, ladder logic

•Familiarity with Distributed Control Systems, HMI, and PLC applications

•Digital modification experience in commercial nuclear power (Hardware/software database point mapping, Requirement traceability, Software testing

•Familiarity with EMI/RFI evaluation and analysis

•Familiarity with Cyber Security requirements and solutions in commercial nuclear power

•Understanding of license basis considerations (UFSAR, Technical Specifications) and regulatory requirements (e.g., Reg. Guide 1.97) as they intersect with instrumentation

• Perform 10CFR50.59 screenings

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired: SRO license or certification; Professional Engineering license.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson

Job Function : Engineering

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 88881

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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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