Mechanical Engineer with Nuclear Experience - Multiple Levels and Locations - (Sign-On Bonus Available) - Military Veterans

at Constellation Energy

Byron, Illinois

Description

At Constellation, a freshly independent and soon-to-be Fortune 200 company, we're providing the energy and services to transform our future. Combining next generation technologies and product offerings with the country's lowest carbon generating fleet, our company is purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis.

Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now we're speeding delivery of low-carbon or no-carbon power to help families, communities, governments, and businesses meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals. Constellation provides 10 percent of total clean power and 22 percent of clean baseload power in the United States and is the leading competitive retail supplier of energy products, services and clean energy solutions. The race is on to confront climate change, and no company is more ready to meet that challenge.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and power a successful career.

Join us as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future. Energize your career with Constellation.

*****************This Engineering role can be filled at the Mid, Senior and Senior Staff Engineer level. Please see minimum qualifications list below for each level***********************************

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Responsible for performing engineering and technical tasks, under general supervision, in support of nuclear plant operations.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Perform engineering and technical tasks as assigned by supervision applying general engineering principles. (5%)
  • Assure all engineering products prepared are in accordance with applicable safety analyses, industry codes, engineering specifications and all regulatory requirements. (5%)
  • Participate in the development and implementation of effective processes and techniques at appropriate levels of detail and in compliance with established policies and procedures. (5%)
  • Recommend format and methodology improvements to standard processes and procedures. (5%)


JOB SCOPE

  • Performs intermediate and routine engineering technical tasks requiring broad engineering/technical experience.
  • Works independently with broad supervisory review.
  • Must be able to collect data from the field and incorporate the information and data into applicable databases and documents.
  • Has some latitude to make technical decisions within accountabilities.
  • Department Specific Roles/Responsibilities:
  • Plant Engineering: Support development of complex troubleshooting plans in support of plant operations. Monitor, assess and improve the performance and reliability of plant systems and components. Utilize system indicators to monitor equipment performance or degradation. Identify and pursue material condition improvements, including predictive and performance centered maintenance optimization. Support engineering functions.
  • Design Engineering: Defend the plant design and licensing basis. Preparation and approval of design outputs and plant changes in accordance with approved processes and design requirements. Support installation and testing of plant systems and components and facility changes. Ensure the plant's physical and functional characteristics are accurately reflected in the plant documents. Perform engineering analysis to support plant changes.
  • Programs Engineering: Monitor, enhance, and implement technical programs. Identify, schedule and oversee code and regulatory inspections per technical program requirements. Support field execution of programmatic inspections. Prepare required analysis and program documents to support inspection scopes.
  • Engineering Services: Support development of engineering budgets, business planning and projects. Support configuration control of engineering records (calculations, design changes). Support engineering programs and functions. Support engineering department scheduling, equipment databases and corrective action program.
  • NOAD: Analyze issues involved with corrective and predictive maintenance on process computer and control systems, implement improvements as required. Analyze issues involved with corrective and predictive maintenance on protective relays and associated circuits. implement improvements as required. Analyze issues involved with corrective and predictive maintenance on power instruments, implement improvements as required. Analyze issues involved with corrective and predictive maintenance on exciters and voltage regulator equipment, implement improvements as required. Perform Electrical Construction testing for modifications and new installations of electrical equipment and associated circuits. Provide technical expertise on troubleshooting electrical equipment. Provide technical expertise on maintaining, improving and troubleshooting generators, voltage regulators and motors.
  • Dry Cask Storage: Provides technical analysis on the design bases of dry cask storage (DCS) systems. Applies fleet configuration control processes to DCS activities. Prepares / reviews documents required by 10CFR72 regulations. Supports common resolutions to fleet DCS issues and develops resolution for plant-specific issues. Participates in oversight / audits of vendor engineering and fabrication activities.
  • Safety Analysis Support: Maintains appropriate level of knowledge of safety analyses and methodologies. Provides interface
  • EIS Metallurgical and Shop Support Engineer - Perform failure analysis and root cause analysis to identify cause of component failure and document findings in technical report. Characterize material composition and mechanical properties to identify materials. Create welding documentation and technical procedures in accordance with established procedures, processes, standard and regulatory requirements. Oversees, support and lead technical aspects of various shop overhaul work.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for Mid-level E02 Engineer

  • B.S. in Engineering and 2+ years Nuclear or related engineering experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for Senior E03 Engineer

  • B.S. in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer and 5+ years engineering experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for Senior Staff E04 Engineer

  • B.S. in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer and 10+ years engineering experience

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS for all levels

  • Professional Engineer Registration
  • Advanced technical degree or related coursework
  • Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Experience


Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Byron, Illinois

 

We are the nation’s largest producer of carbon-free energy and the leading competitive retail supplier of power and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the United States. Headquartered in Baltimore, our generation fleet powers more than 20 million homes and is helping to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy with more than 32,400 megawatts of capacity and annual output that is 90 percent carbon-free.

Already the lowest carbon emitter of any major investor-owned U.S. generator, we have set a goal to eliminate 100 percent of our greenhouse gas emissions by leveraging innovative technology and enhancing our diverse mix of hydro, wind and solar resources, paired with the nation’s largest carbon-free nuclear fleet.

Our family of retail businesses serves approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including three-fourths of the Fortune 100. We are helping these customers reach their own climate goals through innovative clean energy solutions, including an upcoming, new 24/7 carbon-free energy matching product.

To further advance the fight against the climate crisis and accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future, we have set own ambitious climate goals, including:

  • 95% carbon-free electricity by 2030
  • 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040
  • 100% reduction of operations-driven emissions by 2040
  • Providing 100 percent of our business customers with customized data to help them reduce their own carbon footprints. 

As we work towards these goals, we will continue to serve as a leading supporter of our communities through workforce development programs; philanthropy; volunteerism; and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; while maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance.