Senior 50.69 Engineer

Sargent & Lundy - Chicago, IL3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $130,000 a year
Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering and design services for electric power generation and power delivery projects.

Our highly experienced engineering staff is dedicated solely to the energy business. We have the ability to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.

If you are interested in working in the energy business with an industry leader and for an outstanding group of clients, consider joining Sargent & Lundy.

This is a senior level engineering position that will provide you with a variety of interesting and challenging responsibilities, specifically those associated with 10 CFR 50.69 categorizations.

You will be involved in nuclear power plant risk-informed categorization and treatment of structures, systems and components for nuclear power reactors (e.g., Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Section 50.69). In addition to above, you will support systems design, analytical analysis and Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) activities. This includes preparation and/or review of evaluations:

Evoking Risk Informed Safety Class (RISC) – 1, RISC -2 , RISC -3 and RISC-4 structures, systems and components (SSCs) using PRA models to evaluate risk associated with internal events, including internal flooding, internal fire, seismic and shutdown safety assessments
Candidate will support preparation and/or review of passive categorization methods to assess passive component risk for Class 2 and Class 3 SSCs
Candidate will perform technical review and interface with the plant to demonstrate that industry acceptance criteria for risk assessments are met
Recognize, demonstrate and document that defense-in-depth and safety margins are maintained when changes to programs and/or components occur
Develop licensee changes, as well as develop mitigation strategies to plant documents
Prepare and/or develop PRA models for SSCs
Support input to modification packages for operating nuclear power plants
Review and develop functional mechanical drawings and/or drawings for nuclear power plant systems
Prepare and/or develop engineering analyses and evaluations to support 10 CFR 50.69, PRA Models, aid modifications and operation of plant systems
Develop studies, options and evaluations for 10 CFR50.69 and/or modifications to operating nuclear power plants

In addition, you will have the opportunity to:
Visit client office and/or plant site locations to interface with the client and make presentations related to engineering tasks and status
Lead engineering project teams
Interface with the regulator
We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

BS or MS in Engineering from an ABET-accredited program
A minimum of 7 years of experience in the nuclear power industry
Practical, working, hands-on application of 50.69 Categorization efforts
Working knowledge of codes, standards and regulations that apply to engineering design of nuclear power plants
Working knowledge and experience with 10 CFR 50.69, Reg. Guide 1.201 and NEI 00-04
PE license is beneficial, but not required
Knowledgeable in CAFTA, PRAQuant, Phoenix Risk Monitor, FRANX, HRA Calculator