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Entergy Simulator Specialist I, II, III, or Sr-ANO in Russellville, Arkansas

Simulator Specialist I, II, III, or Sr-ANO

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Operations, Inc.-EOI

Description:

Job Summary/Purpose

Modify, Maintain, Test, and Operationally Support the Control Room Training Simulator.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analyze and modify existing simulator software models to 1) improve performance; 2) resolve differences of response between the reference power plant and the simulator modeled response, and 3) correct flaws in software code.

  • Evaluate, design, and implement the reference power plant engineering changes to the simulator software and hardware systems. Engineering analysis for plant design changes can typically cross engineering boundaries for mechanical, electrical, civil, and reactor engineering disciplines.

  • Create/implement new designs, perform physical repairs, and coordinate all materials procurement associated with 1) simulator system computers; 2) data networks; 3) digital acquisition systems; 4) analog control board instrumentation.

  • Create new or revise existing design/maintenance documentation associated with the simulator software and hardware systems.

  • Develop and execute test plans to ensure simulator performance adheres to industry standards and federal guidelines.

  • Coordinate commercial contracts for external engineering and other services.

  • Coordinate all aspects of configuration controls including software source code, databases, and hardware systems.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required for the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering or related technical degree, or prior on-the-job experience as an Operator, Instrument & Controls Technician or IT Technician, or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required for the position

  • Simulator Specialist, I: 0 – 2 years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

  • Simulator Specialist, II: 2 – 4 years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

  • Simulator Specialist, III: 4 – 6 years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

  • Simulator Specialist, Sr: 6+ years of experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending on the engineering level

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position

  • Broad and comprehensive understanding of integrated plant operations, or the capability to acquire this knowledge rapidly.

  • Detail-oriented; excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with instructors and operations management with a minimum of direct supervision.

  • A working knowledge of computer software development and testing (desired).

  • Proficiency in FORTRAN and C programming languages (desired).

  • Experience in software modeling logic and dynamic systems (desired).

  • Experience maintaining digital hardware and analog instrumentation systems (desired).

  • B.S. or Higher Degree in either Mechanical or Process Engineering (desired). Broader base knowledge of other engineering disciplines as electrical, civil, and reactor engineering is an advantage for this position

Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville

Job Function : Nuclear

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 101943

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) 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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