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Electrical Engineer who is a Subject Matter Expert with electrical components in a commercial nuclear power plant is needed for a long term opening in the southeast US.
• The scope for the electrical components Engineer includes protective relays, switches (hand, level, flow, pressure), distribution transformers, battery chargers, inverters, UPS, and emergency lights. Other components may be assigned as needed based performance issues in the plant.
• Serve as the technical and subject matter expert (SME) for electrical components.
• Perform/assist complex troubleshooting and problem solving of electrical component issues.
• First responder to address any maintenance, work management, or planning issues for the site including technical expertise in support of station troubleshooting for electrical components.
• Perform cross-system monitoring and trending of electrical component performance by analyzing performance data to proactively predict and correct degrading performance of electrical components.
• Performs periodic trend reviews of maintenance and failure histories to identify potentially generic issues that may indicate degradation or common electrical components failure modes. Initiate changes to maintenance activities and frequencies as necessary to address degradation and electrical component failures.
• Provide input to the on-line and outage schedules, including prioritization and continued advocacy of important work to ensure effective preventative and corrective maintenance to improve electrical component condition and performance.
• Owns preventive maintenance strategies for electrical components.
• Uses preventive maintenance templates to plan work and effectively maximize reliability.
• Develop, implement, update, and improve electrical component Preventive Maintenance (PM) Technical Basis based on corrective actions, monitoring, Operating Experience, and PM feedback.
• Process PM changes as necessary to support the electrical components.
• Ensure preventive maintenance strategies and the PM Basis are maintained as a "Living Program."
• Evaluate electrical components with unexpected equipment reliability issues for potential maintenance strategy changes or design changes.
• Provide input to the electrical component PM templates.
• Review of electrical component related industry standards/guidelines and operating experience (OE).
• Manage and monitor long-term degradation and aging of electrical component assets.
• Provide Life Cycle Management and Long-Range Planning for electrical components in conjunction with system engineers.
• Advocate station improvements for electrical components.
• Maintains Long Term Asset Management (LTAM) plan (budget) for electrical component improvements.
• Provide input to operability determinations involving electrical components.
• Provide input to procedure technical reviews for procedure changes involving electrical components.
• Provide CAP response for electrical component failures and issues. Lead or support causal analysis, FASA teams, etc. for issues involving electrical components.
• Perform maintenance rule evaluations for Tier 3 electrical components.
• Provide technical review of vendor correspondence on electrical components for applicability and incorporate into maintenance programs, practices, and procedures in accordance with Procedure NMP-GM-008.
• Perform ongoing review of electrical component PM implementation and refurbishment program per the direction of NMP-ES-006.
• Interface with Site Engineering Systems, Corporate Engineering Systems, industry peers, Training Department and electrical component vendors as necessary to support the reliability of electrical components.
• Consults with Maintenance whenever correspondence indicates the electrical component programs, plant procedures, or maintenance practices may be impacted.
• Provide technical review of electrical component vendor documents/manuals in accordance with NMP-AD-020.
• Perform INPO Consolidated Event System (ICES) equipment failure reporting for electrical components.
• Perform benchmarking and participate in self-assessments of the electrical components on an as needed basis.
• Monitor industry best practices and operating experience by attending industry users group meetings and/or standards committee meetings (IEEE, IEC, ANSI, UL, etc.)
Recommended Skills, Training, Associations, etc.:
• Technical proficiency; maintain subject matter expertise in component area.
• Electrical theory and safety.
• General system knowledge.