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Duke Energy Nuclear Engineer III - PRA - Charlotte, NC in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Summary

Individuals selected are expected to manage work in engineering areas of specialization, with minimal supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of concepts and procedures involved with Probabilistic Risk Assessment processes. They identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve to accomplish business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; decisions may affect the operations or results of the work group and may have some impact on major projects or department results.

Ideal candidates prepare thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches related to defined problems and analysis of increasing scope and complexity. As such, the individual has to be able to develop positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. The individual needs to have the ability to positively interact with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Ideal candidates demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.

The candidates shall be a graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or state registration as a Professional Engineer. A Master's degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B. S. engineering degree. The individual shall have a minimum of 4 years of engineering experience. The individual shall have a minimum of 4 years PRA experience in PRA model development or PRA model applications. The candidates are required to be proficient in engineering theories and principles.

Basic / Required Qualifications (in addition to those above):

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or state registration as a Professional Engineer. A Master's degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B. S. engineering degree.

  • The individual shall have a minimum of 4 years of engineering experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles.

  • Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Proven discipline to develop and adhere to a schedule, timeframe, and meet deliverables/commitments.

  • Proven reputation for being proactive, looking ahead, identifying potential issues, and developing solutions.

  • Experience using Probabilistic Risk Assessment software, especially CAFTA and/or PHOENIX.

  • Experience with Boolean logic development and/or analysis with Large fault trees.

  • Able to model plant response logic accident progression to both internal and externa initiating events using both event trees and fault trees.

  • Experience in Human Reliability Analysis/Human Error Probabilities (HRA/HEP)

  • Registered Professional Engineer.

  • Experience in the utility industry, at a site.

  • Familiarity with the basic systems of a BWR or PWR.

  • Experience within plant Operations or similar role that required understanding Accident Sequence Progression and the components/systems relied on for various accident scenarios.

  • Experience with the Notice of Enforcement Discretion (NOED) process, Significance Determination Process (SDP), License Amendment Requests (LARs), Requests for Additional Information (RAIs), Mitigating Systems Performance Index (MSPI) and Maintenance Rule.

Specific Requirements

  • Ability to successfully obtain Nuclear Plant unescorted access

This position may be required to have Emergency Response Organization (ERO) responsibilities which could include callouts with a defined response time to the site and an on-call duty rotation requiring the employee to be Fit for Duty

Travel Requirements

5-15%

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) Yes

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.

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