Entergy Chem Staff Supervisor in Buchanan, New York

Chem Staff Supervisor

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Date: Jul 5, 2018

Location: Buchanan, NY, US

Company: Entergy


Provides first line supervision of Entergy full time and temporary Chemistry personnel in a safe, productive manner, manages multiple and possibly conflicting priorities, and demonstrates proficiency at managing a multi-disciplined group, possibly including union and contractor oversight.


  • Set and reinforce standards and expectations through monitoring individual behaviors on a regular basis for the application of Chemistry Fundamentals and take action to correct performance gaps.

  • Monitor the status of and provide oversight for individual chemistry and environmental programs and have in-process actions to address gaps in program implementation.

  • Provide support for the Chemistry Manager in development of business plans, excellence plans, and long range vision strategy.

  • Provide oversight of department benchmarks and assessments.

  • Provide support for Delivering Nuclear Promise initiatives, Employee Driven Excellence, and Nuclear Strategic Plan items.

  • Provide support for outage planning and preparation.

  • Provide a conduit for communication between Chemistry, Engineering, and Projects for system trend reviews, system health reports, and project implementation.

  • Provide back-up to the Chemistry Manager as needed through development as a “Ready-Now” candidate

  • Provide technical direction and supervision for chemistry duties.

  • Support the laboratory supervisor needs through program monitoring and recommendations

  • Support the work management process for the Prevention, Detection, and Correction of Chemistry related equipment and systems

  • Ensure site Chemistry Program related procedures meet or exceed industry guidance (e.g., EPRI, INPO, vendor, ANI, etc.).

  • Verify all identified procedure revisions, updates or enhancements which are required to perform an activity are promptly completed.

  • Ensure personnel are qualified and proficient to do the work when making assignments. Support training and mentoring where appropriate, within job assignments.

  • Monitor Chemistry contracts and budget planning and tracking through tools such as the Site Integrated Planning Database, Budget Oversight Committee, and Asset Management Plan.

  • Delegate and track assignments.

  • Ensure ALARA is practiced by chemistry personnel.

  • Review, evaluate and trend chemistry data.

  • Ensure condition reports are written for adverse trends or out-of-specification conditions.

  • Support training by reviewing lesson plans and approve objectives, as needed.

  • Mentor staff to develop “Ready-Now” candidates for promotion within the department, site or fleet.

  • Participate in peer calls per EN-FAP-OM-024 and Working Group calls per EN-FAP-CY-003.


Minimum education required of the position

High school diploma or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 5 years of experience in the related field. (B.S. in Engineering or related technical degree may be credited for 3 years of experience.)

  • Desired: 10 years nuclear experience working in chemistry.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • 2 years of technical training and technical proficiency in the assigned area.

  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.

  • Proficiency with current computer business applications.

  • Desired: Previous experience working with a pressurized water reactor (PWR)

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • SRO or certification on BWR or PWR (desired).

  • Candidates for this position must meet requirements specified in ANSI/ANS Standards and Regulatory Guidelines. In addition, site Technical Specifications, FSAR, or procedures may contain additional requirements. Hiring Managers are required to submit attachment 9.1 fromEN-HR-137 for any candidate selected for this job. Candidates must meet or exceed ANSI/ANS 3.1-1978. ANSI Section 4.3.2 - Supervisors Not Requiring NRC Licenses must have: High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years of experience in craft or discipline he/she supervises.


Primary Location: New York-Buchanan

Job Function :Nuclear

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 80224

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement

Nearest Major Market: White Plains

Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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