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Tennessee Valley Authority Civil Engineer, Design (NPG) B - 511029 in SPRING CITY, Tennessee

Civil Engineer, Design (NPG) B - 511029

Job ID:511029Location:SPRING CITY, TNRegular/Temporary:


Civil Engineer, Design (NPG) B - 511029

Organization: Nuclear

Department: Civil Design Engineering

Location: Tennessee - Spring City

Posting Open: 02/23/2021

Posting Close: 03/05/2021 at 11:59PM EST

Salary: Competitive

*The ideal candidate will have experience/training in mechanics and piping analysis

Job Summary

Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of civil engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope. Performs work which involves conventional civil engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements. Work requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good knowledge of and practices of related speculate.

As a fully competent civil engineer in all conventional experience aspects of the subject matter of the functional area of the assignments, plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Devises new approaches to problems encountered. Required sufficient professional experience to ensure competence as a fully trained engineer. Provides procurement , field engineering including walk downs, modification/maintenance, and testing support.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May supervise or coordinate the work of multidiscipline engineers, drafters, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.

Supervision Received

Independently performs most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisor’s approval on proposed plans for projects.

Skills and Proficiencies (May be job or organization specific)

Structural Steel Design; Cable Tray System Design; Design Change Package; Physical Installation; Structural Concrete Design; Pipe Support Design/; Analysis; Root Cause; HVAC Support Design; Seismic Analysis; Design Basis; Knowledge; Conduit Systems Design; Geotechnical codes & standards; Procurement/Design Specifications.

Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard)

  • SPP-1.1 applicable? Yes 0 No 1: If yes, ensure at least the minimum requirements of SPP-1.1 are included in the minimum qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil 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 have demonstrated proficiency in civil engineering as evidenced by completion of Engineering Graduate Progression Plan or equivalent post engineering graduate education and experience.

  • 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 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 a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

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