Nuclear Power Plant

Structural Engineer, III- Sr.(Nuc)

Company: Entergy Post Date: 4/3/2019 5:14 PM
Location: Jackson, Mississippi Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 4/3/2019 Projected End Date: 5/1/2019
Job Description


Responsible for delivery of safe, reliable and timely capital modifications for all Entergy Nuclear plants.



1. Support the design and analysis of changes to existing power plants.
2. Develop detailed finite element models of structural system
3. Perform static equivalent and dynamic analysis of structures for seismic loads
4. Prepare technical specifications of structural components
5.  Coordinate and provide guidance to other engineers, project managers, client personnel, and suppliers to ensure a complete and timely design.
6. Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.
7. Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers.


Minimum education required of the position

B.S. Degree in Engineering or other closely related scientific discipline / physical science generally associated with power plant operations, or equivalent work experience (equivalent experience is defined as demonstrated success at the Engineer / Technical Specialist level.)

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Engineer III: 3 – 5 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

Engineer Sr: 4 – 6 years experience in nuclear power design, operations, or equivalent, depending upon engineering level

Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation. Outstanding communication, conflict management, and change management skills. Proficiency with current computer business applications.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Professional engineer’s license is preferred. 


Knowledge of codes, standards, criteria, and design execution pertinent to structural engineering

FIve or more years’ experience in the design of concrete and steel structures, preferably at nuclear power plants

Experience in civil and structural design software such as Microstation, AutoCad, GT STRUDL, and Staad Pro

Familiar with concrete and steel design codes and with working stress and ultimate strength design approaches

Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.



As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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