Nuclear Auxiliary Operator

Employer
Constellation Energy
Location
Lusby, Maryland
Posted
Apr 08, 2024
Closes
Apr 28, 2024
Ref
2743969706
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Skilled Trade / Labor
Specialty
Alternative Fuels
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
COMPANY OVERVIEW

As the nation's largest producer of clean, carbon-free energy, Constellation is a company purposely-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade and we are growing our company and capabilities. Now, we're accelerating, speeding our low-carbon or no-carbon power to more people in more places, day and night, providing our customers and communities with options to buy, manage and use energy as part of their decarbonization mission. The race is on to confront the climate crisis and Constellation is ready to meet the challenge. Come join us as we lead energy, together.

TOTAL REWARDS

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits and rewards, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days and much more.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Under direct supervision, performs operational activities including log taking, equipment evaluation, system valve alignments, system operations, system tag outs and all related administrative duties.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Regularly and customarily is responsible for the monitoring, control and operation of nuclear station equipment for the control room. This includes the following, together with other related and incidental work: -Starts, stops, controls and monitors nuclear reactor and auxiliary reactor systems, as required for plant operations, including taking manual control of equipment as conditions warrant. Starts, stops, controls and monitors steam turbine, main generator and auxiliary turbine generating equipment as required to maintain maximum station capability, including taking manual control of equipment as conditions warrant. -As directed, starts, stops, adjusts, tests and operates pumps, valves, switchgear, controls and other components of systems. -Monitors recorders and indicators within the control room for the nuclear and turbine generator systems for operation within prescribed limits. Obtains overview data and performs various calculations as required by procedure. -Responds to plant indicators and alarms in accordance with plant procedures including identifying those parameters that are indicative of an emergency condition and initiating designated actions. -Performs operations in accordance with administrative procedures and NRC license including shift turnovers, log maintenance, etc. -Responds to and takes action as required in mitigating consequences of plant transient. Required to be thoroughly familiar with entry conditions and cautions for the emergency operating procedure and the basis of each step in the procedures. Required to be familiar with the abnormal operating event procedures and system diagnostic and restoration procedures. -Participates as a member of station fire brigade and will be required to function as fire brigade leader. -Assists shift supervision in the performance of any and all of the duties involved in directing and coordinating the actions of the other personnel assigned to assist in operation of the station. -Responsible to identify and correct deficient conditions through the use of the station Corrective Action program, initiating action requests for material condition issues and submitting Procedure change requests. -Initiates Emergency Plan in accordance with implementing procedure. -Implements tagging and system out-of-service requests, including directing others to realign valves, rack out breakers and hang tags. -During refueling of the reactor, manipulates controls, drives, etc. and observes nuclear and radiation monitoring instruments in accordance with procedural controls. May be required to assist in refueling. -Operates station communications equipment as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School diploma or equivalent with 2 years Power Plant experience, which shall include 1 year of Nuclear Power Plant experience. NOTE: Candidates must meet one of the below preferred criteria

Starting salary is $45.73/hour

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must possess a Bachelors of Science degree in engineering, engineering technology, or related science program OR An Associates of Science degree in engineering, engineering technology or related science program or equivalency Equivalency for the Associate of Science degree is established by meeting the criteria below: 43 credit hours of post secondary education of which 75% (at least 8 courses or 32 hours) is advanced math, physics, chemistry and/or engineering/engineering technology. Transcripts will be required to verify coursework. OR Documented training and experience applicable to power generation operating experience while a member of the Nuclear Navy program. Navy candidates will be required to provide occupation/training awards history, DD214, and fitness and counseling evaluations with social security numbers and medical documentation removed. TESTING REQUIREMENTS: - Candidates must pass the Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) Examination - Score satisfactorily on the Basic Math and Science Test (BMST) Candidate must be able to obtain unescorted access to a nuclear facility as a member of a critical group. Other: 1. Meet the requirements of Company and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) psychological, drug, alcohol, and medical testing policies and/or regulations. 2. The ability to wear a respirator and work with a 20 pound weight on the back is required. 3. Must be able to meet and maintain the requirements of unescorted access at a nuclear power plant. 4. Must be available for on-call status. 5. Job requires rotating shift work including holiday and weekend work. 6. Incumbents will be required to work outdoors in all conditions, climbing, working from ladders and platforms, exposure to heat, dirt, noise, and radiation. 7. Ability to serve on the Emergency Response Organizational when called. 8. Successful completion of Initial Training and/or Watch Station Qualifications. 9. Regular and consistent attendance is essential to the performance of the position.