Tennessee Valley Authority Nuclear Engineer, Design (A) - 515832 in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee
Nuclear Engineer, Design (A) - 515832
Job ID:515832Location:CHATTANOOGA, TNRegular/Temporary:
External - Posting Description
Nuclear Engineer, Design (A) - 515832
Organization: TVA Nuclear
Department: Power Fuel Engineering
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Relocation: Relocation benefits are offered for this position and will be aligned with the federal travel regulations.
Posting Open: 11/20/2023
Posting Close: 12/07/2023 at 11:59 pm EST
Incumbent will perform reload core design and analysis.
Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced nuclear engineer. Applies standard nuclear engineering practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes.
This is the entry level for professional work. Performs assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks. Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.
Entry - never supervises and may be assisted by aides or technicians.
Supervisor screens assignments for unusual or difficult problems and selects techniques and procedures to be applied on non-routine work. Receives close supervision on new aspects of assignments.
Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific)
Thorough knowledge of nuclear engineering fundamentals.
Demonstrate the ability to achieve technical areas prescribed on performance appraisal.
Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard):
Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in nuclear engineering or other related engineering degree from an accredited curriculum, plus appropriate continuing education. EIT Certificate desirable. Membership in professional and technical societies is desirable.
Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable. Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability. Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by TVAN procedures during peak periods. Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.
Equal Employment Opportunity
TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.
TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.
All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found atwww.samhsa.gov/workplace. TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
How to Claim Vet Preference
If you are requesting to be considered as a preference-eligible veteran as outlined in the application process, you must submit your military documents before the posting close date indicated above. Be sure to include all supporting documentation: Form DD214 (member 2 or member 4 copy), a Veterans Disability Rating Letter from the VA (if applicable), and a completed form TVA 3595. If you will not get your DD214 until you are separated or retired, you can request a Statement of Service through your military personnel office. The Statement of Service must list your dates of military service, character of service, expected date of separation and any service-connected disability rating that you have been awarded from your branch of military service. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.
How to Submit Documentation:
Upload documents in Step 8 of the application process.
Email documents to[email protected]
More information about preference eligibility and a link to form TVA 3595, can be found athttps://www.tva.gov/Careers/Claiming-Veteran-Preference. If you have a question about preference eligibility, please email [email protected] .