Entergy Senior Nuclear Equipment Operator in St. Francisville, Louisiana

Date: Oct 4, 2017

Location: St. Francisville, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-St. Francisville

Job Function :Power Plant

MRV Minimum Salary :$35.26/hour

MRV Maximum Salary :$42.73/hour

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines

Union description/code :RIVER BEND BARG. - NUCLEAR-R02

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 74084

Hiring Manager: Dale L Dawson

Recruiter :Paul Ryan Daniel

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%


  • Under directive supervision, must be able to assume responsibility for the operation of the equipment included in a central controlled turbo‑generator‑nuclear boiler system with its associated auxiliaries and functions during a specific shift, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:

  • Place in service, or remove from service, and operate in a safe manner, turbo‑generator and nuclear boiler systems and related auxiliary equipment such as valves, traps, regulators, desuperheaters, heaters, cooling towers, heat exchangers, and related piping systems containing water, steam, air, and other fluids or gases, station service electric circuits, oil circuit breakers, air circuit breakers, disconnecting switches, transformers, storage batteries, motor generator sets, indicating and recording instruments, reactor feed and heater drain pump, etc.

  • Check bearing temperatures and equipment for proper operation.

  • Record operating data on log sheets as required.

  • Perform necessary housekeeping as per applicable Nuclear Regulatory Commission endorsed regulations and standards.

  • Comply with established procedures and with rules of Code of Federal Regulations, Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulatory guides, National Standards and other regulatory agencies.

  • Participate and maintain satisfactory progress in all aspects of training and requalification programs.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Understand principles of operation, function, and construction of nuclear boilers, turbo‑generators, temperature, pressure and level regulators, their controls and auxiliary equipment.

  • Have practical knowledge of the principles of operation of rotating electrical equipment and appurtenant apparatus.

  • Have a complete mental picture and be able to sketch from memory a flow diagram of main piping systems.

  • Have ability to understand and perform semi‑routine operations of considerable complexity and variety where standard methods of procedure are available.

  • Know Company's safety rules, and be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid.

  • Know the location of, and be able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil, and other fires.

  • Achieve satisfactory results in all applicable portions of the Nuclear Plant Training program and obtain/maintain a valid reactor operator license issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or applicable regulatory agency.


  • Age ‑ 18 minimum.

  • Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.

  • Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor as circumstances may require.

  • Pass physical examination for Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulation 396, "Certificate of Physical Exam" and Guide 1.134, "Medical Evaluation of Nuclear Power Plant Personnel Requiring Operator Licenses".


  • Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.

  • Be willing to attend and take part in safety meetings.

  • Be willing to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.

  • Be willing to work irregular or extra hours as required.

  • Be able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of both superiors and subordinates.

  • Be especially neat, clean and orderly in work and person.

  • Understand importance of always rendering and maintaining first class, courteous service to all customers.

  • Be willing to attend and meet all annual requalification training requirements in all areas of operation.

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EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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