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[Field Engineer] Projects Field Engineering – Lifting and Rigging Subject Matter Expert

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Posted by: STP Nuclear Operating Company on January 06, 2019 at 00:04:01.

Post Number: 509300
Posted By: STP Nuclear Operating Company
Posted On: 2019-01-06 00:04:01
Link: Click to Apply
Subject: [Field Engineer] Projects Field Engineering – Lifting and Rigging Subject Matter Expert
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Wadsworth
State: Texas
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 77483

SUMMARY:

Perform scope evaluations, develop work packages and complete constructability reviews, for the installation, testing and closure of Plant Modifications. Provide Field Engineering – Lifting and Rigging Subject Matter Expert services for at power and outage activities on modifications, station initiatives and programs.


This position requires a commitment of three (3) years of service as a Project Field Engineer; you are ineligible for transfer to another position outside of the Projects Department.


KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

• Know rigging fundamentals such as fleet angles, D:d ratios, sling reduction factors

• Understand NUREG 0612 requirements

• Understand ANSI 14.6 requirements

• Understand NUREG 0554 requirements

• Understand response to generic letter 81-07

• Provide consistent interpretation of OSHA regulations

• Provide consistent interpretation of ASME standards

• Interpret and respond to INPO Industry Event Reports

• Ability to calculate sling tensions

• Ability to calculate effective contact width and bearing stresses

• Ability to calculate block and fairlead loads

• Ability to read and understand prints: Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Vendor

• Develop rigging plans

• Investigate rigging failures and events

• Provide field oversight for lifting, rigging and material movement

• Review all vendor rigging plans, procedures, ballast plans

• Assist with any rigging concerns, such as difficult, infrequent or first time lifts

• Interface with Operations, Maintenance and outside organizations (INPO, NEIL, NRC)

• Perform periodic assessments/effectiveness review of site lifting and rigging program

• Maintain Key Performance Indicators for lifting and rigging

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engineer IV/ Engineering Specialist IV:

1. Prepare work packages in accordance with STP Planner’s Guide and support the associated field installations and craft activities to ensure technical requirements are met.

2. Interface with Engineering, Maintenance, Operations and other departments to ensure the design, material and required support is available and correct to implement assigned scope.

3. Perform duties as Field Engineer for work groups implementing design changes to the station.

4. Ensure personnel qualifications are maintained through training and individual development.

5. Investigate and analyze assigned conditions to determine cause(s) and remedial/corrective action(s) to prevent recurrence. Evaluate corrective action(s) proposed by others for appropriateness, applicability, and technical adequacy.

6. Monitor department and contractor activities for compliance with applicable codes, standards, quality assurance and other requirements.

Senior Engineer / Senior Engineering Specialist: All duties and responsibilities of Engineer / Engineering Specialist and:

1. Perform duties of Contract Technical Coordinator as assigned, including requisition of personnel, monitoring of performance and providing all necessary oversight to assure compliance with station requirements.

2. Evaluate and improve work control process.

3. Revise / enhance station procedures as assigned.

4. Provide input to and assist in the development of task estimates, schedules and budgets.

5. Provide technical presentations to an audience that ranges from Craft personnel to Station Management.

Staff Engineer / Staff Engineering Specialist: All duties and responsibilities of Engineer / Engineering Specialist and:

1. Perform Project Management responsibilities on assigned projects, including development of budgets and schedules, readiness evaluations, project execution and closure.

2. Develop input for Division / Department budget and business planning in area of expertise.

Consulting Engineer / Consulting Engineering Specialist (Station Expert): All Special Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications of Staff Engineer / Staff Engineering Specialist and:

1. Maintain extensive station knowledge of systems, processes or programs that are critical to the success of the station.

2. Maintain contact with outside agencies and industry peers to ensure STPNOC is meeting the standards for excellence within assigned programs.

3. Independently manage the stations processes and programs as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A. EDUCATION

Engineer IV/ Sr. Engineer / Staff Engineer:

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering is required if less than three years experience in Engineering, Maintenance, Outage, or Plant Operations as listed in Duties and Responsibilities.

B. EXPERIENCE

Engineer IV / Engineering Specialist IV

Three – four years Engineering, Maintenance, Outage, or Plant Operations experience as listed in Duties and Responsibilities.

Sr. Engineer / Sr. Engineering Specialist

Five years Engineering, Maintenance, Outage, or Plant Operations experience as listed in Duties and Responsibilities, of which one is nuclear.

Staff Engineer / Staff Engineering Specialist

Eight years Engineering, Maintenance, Outage or Plant Operations experience as listed in Duties and Responsibilities, of which three is nuclear.

Consulting Engineer / Consulting Engineering Specialist (Station Expert)

Ten years Engineering, Maintenance, Outage or Plant Operations experience as listed in Duties and Responsibilities, of which five is nuclear.


SPECIAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS:

Engineer IV/Engineering Specialist IV

1. Ability to maintain qualifications for unescorted access to the South Texas Project Electric Generating Station and to serve as a member of the ERO, as assigned.

2. Ability to meet position specific training requirements including completion of Engineering Support Personnel (ESP) orientation and the Field Engineering Qualification Record.

3. Ability to monitor and assess project activities in all areas of the plant.

4. Maintain knowledge of company, station, department procedures and policies.

5. Ability to communicate effectively, in a professional manner (both oral and written).

6. General knowledge of planning, scheduling or project management concepts.

7. Ability to use, or learn to use, site computer management systems and software for development, issue and maintenance of work documents and reports.

8. Ability to review calculations and field engineering evaluations utilizing math, algebra and geometry.

9. Ability to identify tasks necessary to successfully complete assigned project.

Sr. Engineer / Sr. Engineering Specialist: All Special Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications of Engineer / Engineering Specialist and:

1. Ability to accept responsibility for section activities and complete commitments by established due dates.

2. Ability to be flexible and organized in the face of rapidly changing priorities and job assignments.

3. Ability to manage contractor work activities.

Staff Engineer / Staff Engineering Specialist: All Special Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications of Sr. Engineer / Sr. Engineering Specialist and:

1. Ability to lead others in the completion and coordination of day to day tasks.

2. Ability to perform assignments with minimal close supervisory direction, completing duties without constant task assignment or requests to undertake new tasks.

Consulting Engineer / Consulting Engineering Specialist (Station Expert): All Special Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications of Staff Engineer / Staff Engineering Specialist and:

1. Maintain extensive station knowledge of plant systems, processes or programs that are critical to the success of the station.

2. Maintain contact with outside agencies and industry peers to ensure STPNOC is meeting the standards for excellence within assigned programs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Normal office environment with frequent walk down within all areas of plant including climbing stairs, occasional ascending / descending ladders is required.

2. Work overtime and shift schedules as required.

3. Ability to don normal industrial safety protective equipment and radiological protective clothing.

4. Subject to call outs.

5. Carry duty pager on a rotational basis, subject to call outs 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.




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