We are seeking a Licensed Nuclear Operator looking for growth within our organization. This position is for a Reactor Operator license candidate who will perform the duties of a Licensed Nuclear Operator (LNO) at a Nuclear Power Plant located in the beautiful Great Lakes area. You will be responsible for the manipulation of reactor controls to affect the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of our nuclear station. You will be directing the activities of nuclear operators and ensuring that periodic tests and inspections are performed in accordance with NRC regulations. The future is bright here, if this sounds like an environment you would thrive and like to grow in, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become part of the family as a Licensed Nuclear Operator at our plant!
- Monitors and interprets plant parameters and manipulates plant equipment by simultaneously regulating reactivity, steam, water, temperatures, flows, pressures, generator loads, voltages, etc.
- Operates and provides protection on any plant equipment.
- Directs the activities of Nuclear Operators including scheduling work, giving work direction, and managing flow.
- Initiates repair orders and/or arranges for necessary maintenance to instruments, gauges, and mechanical or electrical equipment. Inspects, tests, accepts, or rejects maintenance work.
- Responsible for checking all instruments, controls, mechanisms, and systems prior to startup. Personally tours plant to inspect equipment to assure safe, efficient operation. Takes appropriate action to correct unsatisfactory conditions by reporting, tagging, erecting barriers, applying emergency operating procedures, etc.
- Exchanges factual information with directors, managers and federal government regulatory agencies, other utilities, and vendors/suppliers/contractors.
- Responds to alarms and signals and takes corrective action deemed necessary by operating equipment or issues direct operating orders to other plant personnel. As necessary, follows up to ensure proper execution of orders.
- Acts as Fire Brigade Leader in directing the fire brigade in firefighting activities.
Education and Experience:
- The candidate’s education and experience must be verified and in accordance with Regulatory Qualifications List and ACAD 10001
Guidelines for Initial Training and Qualification of Licensed Operators as described below:
- High School Diploma or GED 36 months Total Power Plant Experience may include a combination of Nuclear, Fossil, Military Nuclear
- Academic Equivalence Credit Academic Equivalence Credit 18 months maximum credit toward 36-month requirement may be given for candidates with Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in engineering, engineering technology, or related sciences.
- A professional engineer license OR 9 months maximum credit toward 36-month requirement may be given for candidates with associate of science degree or equivalent in engineering, engineering technology, or related sciences.
- One of the following:
- 6 months performing plant operational duties as a non-licensed operator at Our PP.
- 12 months performing plant operational duties as a non-licensed operator at a BWR facility.
- 6 months performing plan operational duties as an ACTIVE licensed reactor operator at a BWR facility.
- 24 months in position equivalent to the reactor operator position at a military reactor such as:
- Reactor Operator
- Engineering Officer of the Watch / Propulsion Plant Watch Officer
- Engineering Watch Supervisor / Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor
- Must successfully pass POSS Exam and obtain recommended score on other pre-hire assessments.
- Knowledge of blueprint /drawings/schematics and general plant and power plant operations.
- Must obtain 6 months of Operations experience prior to the start of Licensing Class.
- Must successfully pass the Reactor Operator License Examination and maintain license.