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Auxiliary Operator Trainee -Operations - Calvert Cliffs, Lusby, MD

Location: Lusby, MD, United States
Organization: Exelon Generation Co. LLC
Job ID: 226929
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2020

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Job Description

Description

Exelon is looking for Auxiliary Operator Trainee/Entry-level operations candidates at our Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant.   This is a shift work position, which requires mandatory  rotating day and night shifts.

 
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.

 

Qualifications

Required:

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

 
Preferred:

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.

 
Start Date for Position; January 26, 2021

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