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Entergy Fleet Assessor in Jackson, Mississippi

Date: Nov 4, 2019

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

Job Summary/Purpose

Fleet assessors are responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting observations of governance, support, oversight and execution of fleet activities in accordance with the Nuclear Excellence model as outlined in EN-PL-100. This oversight will include activities conducted at the corporate office and in the field at any of the nuclear plant sites. They will be responsible to perform and document observations, provide feedback and provide recommendations to improve nuclear fleet performance. Additionally, fleet assessors will augment the site assessors when there are emergent plant issues and challenges. Must have demonstrated leadership, sound judgment, maturity and analytical ability, as well as excellent communications skills orally and in writing. Additionally, fleet assessors must be effective at communicating their concerns to both site and executive leadership and be influential at communicating problems to gain alignment and commitment from the corporate or line organizations to address identified problems and take the necessary intervention action.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Reviews fleet, site and department performance, and based on performance and risk insights, selects areas for assessment and surveillance and selects fleet and plant activities for observation.

  2. Effectively communicates with corporate leadership, corporate functional area managers (CFAMs) and site functional area managers (SFAMs). Ensures quality and accuracy of nuclear independent oversight (NIOS) reports.

  3. Assists the NIOS corporate leadership, the Manager, Fleet Assessments and site NIOS teams in roll up of issues to identify adverse trends and problems to identify organizational blind spots warranting line intervention to improve fleet and station performance.

  4. In the role of fleet assessor identifies problems, recommends solutions and creates reports providing an accurate picture of performance in the area being assessed. Serves as the “consultant of choice” to identify problems before external agencies to help the fleet and stations improve. Has familiarity with current nuclear independent oversight (NIOS) processes, practices, codes, standards, regulations, and principles to ensure that the oversight function is effectively implemented.

  5. Is required to exercise stop work authority over non-conforming production and engineering activities that present a significant risk to plant equipment and/or personnel.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline generally associated with power plant operations or equivalent experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

6 years of nuclear power plant experience in the field of quality assessment or experience in plant operations. Extensive knowledge of nuclear industry regulations and experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Fleet assessors are responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting observations of governance, support, oversight and execution of fleet activities in accordance with the Nuclear Excellence model as outlined in EN-PL-100. This oversight will include activities conducted at the corporate office and in the field at any of the nuclear plant sites. They will be responsible to perform and document observations, provide feedback and provide recommendations to improve nuclear fleet performance. Additionally, fleet assessors will augment the site assessors when there are emergent plant issues and challenges. Must have demonstrated leadership, sound judgment, maturity and analytical ability, as well as excellent communications skills orally and in writing. Additionally, fleet assessors must be effective at communicating their concerns to both site and executive leadership and be influential at communicating problems to gain alignment and commitment from the corporate or line organizations to address identified problems and take the necessary intervention action.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

Desired: SRO License or Certification, or Qualification in a technical discipline (e.g., Maintenance or Engineering).

Commercial Nuclear Engineering background highly desired.

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines. Additionally, understands how effective organizations function to achieve results.

Business Expertise Has knowledge of best practices and how organizations function to deliver superior results in safe and reliable nuclear plant and fleet operation.

Problem Solving Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

Impact Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies.

Interpersonal Skills Guides, influences and persuades others using facts to influence the organization to improve performance and achieve excellent results.

Working Conditions/Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

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 :All Other Jobs

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 89325

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

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.

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