PRA Engineer

Germantown, Maryland
19 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ENERCON Services, is an employee owned, premier Engineering and Environmental Services Company. Our double-digit year-over-year growth is fueled by the quality of work we perform as an EOC (Engineer of Choice) to a large base of the power facilities in the US, as well as to an expanding global customer base. We are the #1 ranked Nuclear Engineering firm (; June 2015). Ranked #103 of the Top 200 Environmental firms, our Environmental Services practice area performs environmental consulting services for a variety of industries, including Utilities, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Mining, Petro-Chemical, Industrial, Commercial, Water & Wastewater Treatment, and Land Development.

We are currently looking for a PRA Engineer to join our ENERCON Team in Germantown, MD.

In this role, your Key Responsibilities will be to provide engineering support for probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) of nuclear facilities. Your Key Responsibilities will be to:
• Perform common PRA tasks including initiating events anslysis, accident sequence analysis, success criteria, systems analysis, human reliability analysis, data analysis,quantification, and LERF analysis.
• Use PRA quantitative results to identify important accident sequences, systems, and components. Identify, interpret and document insights from the analysis.
• Utilize PRA to justify and prepare risk-based or risk-informed decision making in support of plant design changes, technical specification changes, license amendment requests or other risk related tasks.
• Develop, modify or revise the PRA portions of nuclear plant programs such as the Maintenance Rule and Mitigating Systems Performance Index.
• Maintain proficiency in risk assessment tools such as CAFTA, PRAQUANT, SYSIMP and UNCERT.
• Maintain a working knowledge of the ASME / ANS PRA Standard, related NRC Regulatory Guides and related NEI guidance documents.

As a qualified candidate, you will have the above experience and meet the below requirements:
• BS Degree in Engineering
• Eight (8) plus years of relevant experience Working / Supporting operating nuclear power plants
• Ability to travel between 15-25% of the time; duration of travel may vary depending on project and client needs, ranging from a few days to a few weeks. Position may occasionally require a client site assignment lasting several months at a time.

ENERCON Services, Inc. (ENERCON) is a 32-year old, employee-owned, consulting company, providing premier engineering and technical services to companies in the energy, utility, and industrial verticals, as well as to governmental agencies across the US and Internationally. ENERCON is an employee owned company with excellent benefits and career opportunities. To learn more about ENERCON and career opportunities at our other locations, visit us at .

ENERCON does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.