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Ameren Licensing Engineer in Steedman, Missouri

About Us

Ameren is a leader in the energy industry, and our transformation toward more clean, renewable energy is also transforming other industries and infrastructure in our communities. As a regional company serving local customers, we not only serve our a part of them. This isn't just a job. At Ameren, we invest in you, so you can power the quality of life you want.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is one of the core values that guides us in everything we do. We are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that brings diverse perspectives to every area of our business.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical coverage on date of hire

  • 100% employer paid cash balance pension plan

  • 401(k) with company match fully vested on date of hire

  • Minimum of 15 days paid vacation and 12 paid holidays

  • Paid parental leave and family caregiver leave

About the Callaway Energy Center

The Callaway Energy Center is a nuclear facility located in mid-Missouri. The Energy Center has more than 800 employees and contractors working at the facility, and it has established a strong record of safe operation throughout its 30-year operating history. The Energy Center is a highly efficient, low-cost, sustainable source of electricity for Ameren Missouri’s 1.2 million customers.

About The Position

The Regulatory Affairs / Licensing Engineer provides support to the Callaway Energy Center in the areas of regulatory and licensing issues.

Key responsibilities include:

Regulatory Affairs Engineer:

  • Provide critical review of operability evaluations performed in support of potentially reportable events.

  • Prepare complex correspondence to the NRC and other departments on inspection findings, requests for information, violations, technical and non-technical regulatory topics, and other regulatory issues.

  • Provide guidance to organization relative to compliance with NRC requirements, commitments, and the licensing basis.

  • Coordinate the development of strategy, prepare presentations, and participate in NRC Regulatory Conferences.

  • Prepare and ensure timely submittal of License Event Reports and other periodic and special reports as assigned.

  • Act as a point of contact with the NRC on routine matters related to inspection activity.

  • Analyze issues/findings using the NRC Significance Determination Process and be able to communicate this effectively to plant staff.

  • Process incoming correspondence related to NRC inspections and communicate any insights gained to the plant staff.

  • Coordinate close out of open event reports, inspection findings, violations, and technical and non-technical regulatory issues.

  • Collect and report data to support NRC performance indicators as assigned.

  • Perform cross-disciplinary reviews of other departments’ procedures.

  • Provide technical assistance to the Regulatory Affairs and Licensing group and conduct training as a subject matter expert for Regulatory Affairs and Licensing programs.

  • Coordinate inspections performed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission at the Callaway site.

  • Perform internal assessments to ensure compliance with commitments and regulatory requirements for Regulatory Affairs and Licensing Department procedures and processes.

  • Coordinate the establishment, amendment, and/or close-out of regulatory commitments (as tracked in the Commitment Management Data Base).

Licensing Engineer

  • Provide support in maintaining a valid Callaway Energy Center Operating License and Technical Specifications.

  • Provide support to the plant in the area of licensing interpretations and defense of licensing positions with the NRC.

  • Coordinate preparation of submittals to change or amend the Callaway Energy Center Operating License and Technical Specifications.

  • Coordinate preparation of submittals or reports required by NRC regulations and the Callaway Energy Center Operating License.

  • Coordinate Ameren responses to NRC requests and correspondence (examples: RAIs, Generic Letters, Bulletins, and Regulatory Issues Summaries)

  • Coordinate changes to the FSAR and TS Bases through the processing of Change Notices.

  • Provide updates of the FSAR in accordance with the requirements of 10CFR50.71.

  • Act as a point of contact for NRC-NRR on licensing issues. Provide reviews, determine action, and coordinate resolution of all incoming, licensing related correspondence. Distribute other NRC related correspondence to affected parties for information.

  • Maintain a computer database and compile a report summarizing safety evaluations in accordance with the requirements of 10CFR50.59. { TXT: Ref: APA-ZZ-00143, Section 5.5}

  • Serve as lead for Electronic Licensing Document Issues

  • Coordinate licensing activities, including maintenance of the 10 CFR 72.212 report, associated with the Independent Spent Fuel Pool Storage Installation fISFSI) at the Callaway site.

All RA/ Licensing Engineers:

  • Perform and document reportability evaluations for plant events and identified conditions.

  • Initiate and/or respond to Condition Reports for Regulatory Affairs and/or Licensing issues.

  • Assume Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties in accordance with Callaway Energy Center Radiological Emergency Response Plan (RERP) including responding to assigned ERO facilities within the required RERP response time.

  • Develop and maintain Regulatory Affairs and Licensing Department procedures.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Nuclear Engineering from an ABET accredited institution required. Master's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution preferred. Experience in nuclear plant engineering, nuclear operation, PRA, environmental studies, health physics, or chemistry and familiarity with PRA or license requirements is preferred.

*Technical career path level depends upon applicant's credentials.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

Good leadership, decision making, communication and human relations skills required. Security screening required for Callaway Energy Center access.

Working Conditions

The RA / Licensing Engineer works a standard day shift in an office/plant environment. Additional hours and/or rotating shifts may be required during refueling outages and emergent plant activities as the needs arise.

Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.