Company: NextEra
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Two Rivers, Wisconsin, United States

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

The Sr Mechanical Design Engineer position assumes responsibility for the development, implementation and administration of Design Basis Analyses, Heatup, Ventilation, and Service Water Analyses, HELB and Flooding Programs, assigned projects and supports Design Engineering activities. Essential responsibilities for this position include providing design products in support of operations and maintenance organizations to maintain plant reliability. Engineering deliverables include products such as mechanical calculations, operabilities determinations and reportability reviews, engineering changes, specifications, and documented engineering evaluations.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for Heatup and Ventilation Analysis
  • Responsible for Service Water Analysis
  • Responsible for GOTHIC Software
  • Responsible for Photo-Flow Software
  • Responsible for HELB and Flooding Program
  • Responsible for the development, design, and implementation of Design Change Packages for assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with Key Stakeholders on design projects.
  • Ensures applicable activities are maintained within allocated schedule and budget.
  • Prepares/reviews engineering documentation (e.g. calculations, specifications, analysis, drawings, evaluations, etc.).
  • Prepares/reviews operability determinations and reportability reviews of station issues to applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Provide engineering expertise when required to support plant issues or requests for assistance from other site organizations.

Other Expectations:
  • Experience in Mechanical and/or Piping engineering.
  • Ability to obtain Operability Determination / Functionality Assessment qualification.
  • Ability to obtain Calculation qualification.
  • Accept ERO position as assigned and be able to meet the time response requirements.
  • Accept outage position as assigned.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and interface with all levels of personnel required.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documents and drawings.
  • Knowledge of design, operations, maintenance, and testing in regards to nuclear power.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel and Word.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organization skills.
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Overview

Responsible for advanced engineering tasks which require broad nuclear plant engineering experience and application of engineering principles. Work independently with broad supervisory review and has wide latitude to exercise judgment and make decisions. Independently perform highly complex engineering tasks that require knowledge and experience with nuclear industry standards and regulations. Effectively communicate and can perform the lead role in a group situation to resolve problems or coordinate design production.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Component and System Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Failure and Cause Evaluations
  • Small scope modifications and equivalency reviews
  • Operability and Functionality Assessments

Required Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Eight (8) years or more of engineering or related experience
  • Four (4) or more years of experience in nuclear power generation
  • Must be able to travel to support Nuclear Fleet objectives
  • Candidates must satisfy the Company and Nuclear Regulatory Commission security requirements
  • Act as a member of the emergency response organization if the request is made

Preferred Qualification

  • Professional Engineering (PE) certification

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Engineering
Organization: NextEra Point Beach
Location: Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Other Work Locations: Wisconsin
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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