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Tennessee Valley Authority Program Engineer (C), PWR Reactor Vessel Internals - 514979 in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Program Engineer (C), PWR Reactor Vessel Internals - 514979

Job ID:514979Location:CHATTANOOGA, TNRegular/Temporary:Regular


Program Engineer (C), PWR Reactor Vessel Internals - 514979

Organization: TVA Nuclear

Department: Asset Management Programs - Materials

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Relocation: Relocation benefits are offered for this position and will be aligned with federal travel regulations

Posting Open: 05/25/2023

Posting Close: 06/04/2023 at 11:59 PM EST

Salary: Competitive

Job Summary:

As a Program Engineer Specialist, provides technical interpretations of programmatic requirements; develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others. Provides engineering recommendations and alternatives for solving complex engineering problems related to assigned program area. Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed Program Engineering products, or practices. Performs as a staff advisor, consultant, and primary point of contact for assigned technical specialty.

Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of mechanical, metallurgical, material science, or welding engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. Make decisions independently on engineering problems and methods and represents the organization in conferences to receive important industry data to plan and coordinate future site work. Requires the use of intensive and diversified knowledge, advanced techniques, and the modifications and extension of theories, precepts and practices in the assigned program areas. The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually result from progressive experience.

Program ownership could include:

Repair/Replacement; BWR Vessel Internals; PWR Vessel Internals; Welding; Boric Acid Corrosion Control; Flow Accelerated Corrosion; Raw Water; External Events/Flood/FLEX; In-service Testing; In-service Inspection; Appendix J; System Pressure Test; Steam Generators; Underground Piping and Tank Integrity; Motor Operated Valves; Air Operated Valves.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May technically supervise, coordinate, and review the work of multidiscipline engineers and technicians or staff specialist may be assisted on projects by other engineers or technicians.

Supervision Received:

Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters. Consults with Engineering Leads and site Managers concerning unusual problems and developments.

Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific):

  • Demonstrated high proficiency in the ability to develop and implement comprehensive specialty programs.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop totally integrated solutions for assigned engineering programs and metallurgical and materials engineering issues.

  • Demonstrated ability to own and advance assigned engineering programs.

  • Perform specialized calculations and evaluations to assess plant material conditions.

  • Perform technical training and certification in key areas.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate at all levels of engineering and management.

    Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard):

Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, metallurgical, material science, welding engineering or other related engineering degrees from an accredited curriculum, plus related continuing education. Licensed Professional Engineer 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.

Drug-Free Workplace

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 at . 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. 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.

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