Level III Non-Destructive Examination Specialist
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Work Place Flexibility: Onsite
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
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We own and operate a fleet of nuclear reactors in four locations in the United States. Our fleet generates approximately 5,200 megawatts of clean, carbon-free nuclear power, which is critical in meeting our climate commitments to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Our nuclear fleet headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi.
Our nuclear safety culture is strong, and our performance record has proven us to be a clean, reliable, and affordable provider of electricity for our household customers in our utility areas of the southern U.S. and to our commercial customers in other parts of the country.
Entergy Nuclear is a business unit of Entergy Corporation that employs approximately 4,000 highly skilled and dedicated professionals. We exist to grow a world-class energy business that creates sustainable value for our four key stakeholders — our customers, employees, communities, and owners. This has been our mission for many years. We understood early on that to create real, sustainable value, the decisions we make and the strategies we pursue must benefit all stakeholders.
We invite you to learn more about Entergy Nuclear and the nuclear clean air energy that we supply for our nation. Entergy Nuclear Fact Sheet
*This position may be filled as an NDE Level III Spec IV or Sr Lead depending on the candidate's qualifications and experience.*
- Acts as a single point of contact for the assigned site for all NDE implementation issues. Provides NDE expertise to the sites to assist in answering questions regarding techniques and applications. Project manages the preparation and execution for an outage for the assigned site. Assists other site NDE personnel (Level II/III ASNT Certification) during outages or large scope non-outage periods. Manages non-outage NDE that is required for the respective site to ensure proper resources are scheduled to perform the work. Sets priorities for NDE Technicians/schedulers/planners to ensure outage milestones are accomplished. Works with vendors to ensure scope of work is clearly understood and proper resources are scheduled to perform the work. Performs emergent NDE when necessary. Provides Training/Qualification/Certification and procedure development. Performs vendor NDE procedure review and approval and NDE personnel certification review and approval.
- Project manages outage preparation and execution for site NDE scopes
- Performs non-outage NDE and oversight
- Leverage technology improvements across NDE organization
- Provides contractor control and oversight
- Provides training, qualification, certification, and procedure development
Minimum education required of the position
- High School graduate diploma or equivalent (GED).
Minimum experience required of the position
- NDE Level III Spec IV: Greater than 5 years’ experience as an NDE Level II
NDE Level III Spec Sr Lead: Greater than 5 years’ experience as an NDE Level III
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position
Must have the skills and ability to meet the qualification requirements set forth in the applicable codes and standards and possess or be able to obtain Level II certifications (if achieved, specify Level of qualification for qualified NDE methods including any current PDI qualifications) in accordance with applicable Entergy procedures. Must have near distance visual acuity, corrected or uncorrected, of Snellen fraction 20/25 or better in at least one eye and the ability to differentiate contrast between colors used in the NDE methods. Must be able to perform inspections, examinations, and tests in accordance with fleet procedures and work packages.Have the knowledge and skills to maintain the ISI/NDE database and nuclear plant scheduling programs. Candidate should have knowledge of other NDE methods (ET, RT, and UT). Have the knowledge and skills necessary to monitor the outage schedule and make any necessary changes/updates as work progresses. Be able to support on-line and outage NDE planning by providing technical details for NDE implementation and ensuring the schedule reflects available NDE resources.
Must have the ability to resolve field implementation issues to maintain schedule adherence. Must have the ability to work nights and/or weekends as needed to support plant activities. Must be able to support refuel outages at other Entergy locations as shared resource support.
ANSI Required: No
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position
- NDE Level III Spec IV: Certified Level III in at least one method. (Considered entry level NDE Level III)
NDE Level III Spec Sr Lead: ASNT Certified w/multiple Level III methods and Special Qualifications held such as EPRI PDI, QDA or LPA analyst
Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson Mississippi : Jackson
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 111994
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%
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Additional Responsibilities: 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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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.
Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.