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Mgr Reactor Engineering - Clinton

Company: Exelon Corporation
Location: Clinton
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

At Exelon, we are united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITIONProvides overall management of the Reactor Engineering function at one or more nuclear plants. Develops and implements long-term strategic reactivity station plans and day to day administration of all aspects of these activities. Manages the development of fuel and SNM moves, including refueling outage planning and oversight

  • Manages Reactor Engineering resources at one or more stations to assure functional area activities are executed with an appropriate balance of operational excellence, safety, and cost, while meeting regulatory requirements. (25%)
  • Manage the performance and development of assigned Reactor Engineering personnel and cadre relative to site and corporate objectives and provide focus on the attainment of high-quality results. (25%)
  • Directly and through subordinates, fulfill engineering and technical leadership accountability regarding short-term and long-term reactor engineering programs that impact site operations. Ensure that functional area support is provided for business plan initiatives. (25%)
  • Serve as the senior station expert and SFAM at one more stations for the management of reactivity and nuclear fuel, including the implementation of reload core designs and cycle management. (15%)
  • Participate in Business Planning, Budget, and Business Performance review regarding assigned personnel. Manages functional area Business Initiatives while interfacing with Corporate Operations and Nuclear Fuels. (5%)
  • Participate as a senior resource to Exelon-wide programs and initiatives regarding Reactivity Management and Operational Excellence. (5%)
    JOB SCOPEGeneral Responsibilities: Accomplish financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, tracking expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action when necessary. Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, training, and developing driven, high potential individuals Achieve best performance in reactivity and SNM/Fuel Move management. Department Specific Roles/Responsibilities: Develop long-term strategic plan for responsible design/technical support area. Develop personnel, providing growth opportunities and maintaining a robust succession plan. Set priorities for personnel supporting multiple nuclear stations. Provide governance and oversight for related functional areas, including acting as the SFAM for reactivity and nuclear fuels related items. Drive quality by enforcing standards and setting clear expectations for employees, vendors, and support personnel. Establish strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information. Interact competently with SLT, station MRMs, NSRB members, and regulators and address any concerns in an effective and efficient manner. Manager Reactor Engineering: Responsibilities listed below are applicable for all stations that are managed, including each refueling outage, reactivity maneuver, general oversight, and travel to both home and non-home sites. Ensure that safe, reliable core/storage designs and processes are implemented and managed. Balance margins required to safely and efficiently operate the core and store spent fuel with meeting goals to reduce costs. Coordinate / direct the development and performance of technical products required to operate and maintain the fuel and Special Nuclear Material (SNM) in accordance with design and licensing basis. Responsible for receiving and implementing the loading of nuclear fuel assets worth $80-$150 million per reload per station. Responsible for management and operation of nuclear core worth $360 million in fuel assets per nuclear unit within design and licensing limits. Coordinate / schedule load drop evolutions and provide inputs to genmgr to ensure stations are maximizing generation. Provide on-shift oversight of reactivity related core maneuvers. Collaborate with the fuel vendors and nuclear core designers in running codes, selecting inputs and validating outputs used in fuel analysis and corresponding documentation. Maintain overall responsibility for computer-based reactor analysis and reactivity control systems. Monitor core and storage operations to ensure exposure and licensing assumptions are met. Follow reload/ISFSI campaigns process for meetings, special assignments, exposure accounting, cycle management reports and control blade/component management. Maximizing the effective life of components by ensuring replacement and usage strategies are optimal. Verify key goals and requirements are met in reload/ISFSI projects to ensure optimal performance with maximum operational flexibility. Provide support and review of Nuclear Fuels activities. Assignments may also include technical evaluations, criteria and testing plans for plant modifications, performance of operability determinations, and oversight of the station Reactivity Management program. Evaluate risks associated with key assumptions and develop mitigation strategies for unacceptable outcomes. Serve as a leader by participating in industry meetings, conferences, and working groups.

Keywords: Exelon Corporation, Decatur , Mgr Reactor Engineering - Clinton, Engineering , Clinton, Illinois

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