Nuclear Engineer I

Recruiter
Duke Energy
Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Feb 2019
Ref
R7654
Category
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Position Summary

This is the entry level of the Engineering classification hierarchy. Employees at this entry level solve problems in engineering areas of specialization with close supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of routine problems in area of expertise.
  • Assists in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities under the guidance of higher-level employees.
  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches associated with the resolution of routine technical problems.
  • Conducts basic engineering studies requiring little evaluation or ingenuity.
  • Possesses knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.


Working Conditions
  • Typically, an office environment with some work in the plant


Basic/Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering obtained from an ABET accredited program, OR a Master's degree in Engineering in lieu of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering


Desired Qualifications
  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles.
  • Understanding of basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidates with the following skills/experience may have an advantage over other candidates:
  • Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam
  • Understanding of basic principles of project management.
  • Experience in the utility industry.
  • Experience running neutronics codes, especially the Studsvik (CASMO/SIMULATE) package
  • Experience with nuclear core design and loading pattern development and/or analysis
  • Familiarity with the basic systems of a W-NSSS reactor


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)
No

Represented/Union Position
No

Visa Sponsored Position
No

Posting Expiration Date
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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.

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