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Duke Energy Nuclear Engineer III - I & C - Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, South Carolina

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Job Summary

This job posting is for an I&C Engineer within the Maintenance Support Engineering group. The Maintenance Support Engineer (MSE) will play a vital role in ensuring quality equipment reliability and the success of component maintenance and planning activities. A key attribute of the MSE role is to ensure component reliability is consistent with station goals.

This job posting is at the Engineering III level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Nuclear Engineer III (Electrical/I&C Engineer) is the intermediate level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve more complex problems in engineering areas of electrical systems and components with general supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with greater independence. They effectively apply fundamental concepts and procedures to work that is complex and varied.


  • Provides engineering/technical guidance in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems of increasing scope and complexity both inside and outside the scope of assigned responsibility.

  • Develops and employs effective oral and written communication skills. Ensures that equipment/component health issues are communicated to key stakeholders and management. Maintains accurate records and files.

  • Provides tactical support for the day-to-day maintenance of the plant and is the designated owner for components for the site.

  • Supports troubleshooting, evaluates equipment degradation issues, coordinates component reliability improvements, and employs Preventive Maintenance, Condition-Based Maintenance, and Predictive Maintenance techniques.

  • Performs component maintenance optimization for key components.

  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, and documentation with the ability to conduct analysis for defined problems of increasing scope and complexity.

  • Conducts engineering and equipment related investigations with full technical responsibility for planning and coordinating problem resolution.

  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures. Demonstrates ability to analyze and recommend enhancements to business processes and develops standards relevant to area of assignment. Keeps abreast of new developments, technologies procedures and equipment.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced engineers as needed.

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

  • 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.

    Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

  • Minimum of four years of engineering experience

  • Nuclear plant unescorted access

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Master's degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B. S. engineering degree.

  • Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer.

  • Experience in the utility industry.

  • Skilled in engineering theories and principles.

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

  • Experience with electrical control systems troubleshooting, testing procedures, requirements, methodologies, and sequencing.

  • Experience in Instrumentation and Controls (particularly Westinghouse systems:

  • Reactor Protection Systems

  • Rod Control Systems

  • Turbine Control Systems

  • Balance-of-Plant Control Systems

  • Control Relays

    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


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) Yes

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, July 30, 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.

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