Sargent & Lundy

  • Senior 50.69 Engineer

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview


    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering and design services for electric power generation and power delivery projects.


    Our highly experienced engineering staff is dedicated solely to the energy business.  We have the ability to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.


    If you are interested in working in the energy business with an industry leader and for an outstanding group of clients, consider joining Sargent & Lundy.


    This is a senior level engineering position that will provide you with a variety of interesting and challenging responsibilities, specifically those associated with 10 CFR 50.69 categorizations.

    You will be involved in nuclear power plant risk-informed categorization and treatment of structures, systems and components for nuclear power reactors (e.g., Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Section 50.69).  In addition to above, you will support systems design, analytical analysis and Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) activities.  This includes preparation and/or review of evaluations:

    • Evoking Risk Informed Safety Class  (RISC) – 1, RISC -2 , RISC -3 and RISC-4 structures, systems and components (SSCs) using PRA models to evaluate risk associated with internal events, including internal flooding, internal fire, seismic and shutdown safety assessments
    • Candidate will support preparation and/or review of passive categorization methods to assess passive component risk for Class 2 and Class 3 SSCs
    • Candidate will perform technical review and interface with the plant to demonstrate that industry acceptance criteria for risk assessments are met
    • Recognize, demonstrate and document that defense-in-depth and safety margins are maintained when changes to programs and/or components occur.
    • Develop licensee changes, as well as develop mitigation strategies to plant documents
    • Prepare and/or develop PRA models for SSCs
    • Support input to modification packages for operating nuclear power plants
    • Review and develop functional mechanical drawings and/or drawings for nuclear power plant systems
    • Prepare and/or develop engineering analyses and evaluations to support 10 CFR 50.69, PRA Models, aid modifications and operation of plant systems
    • Develop studies, options and evaluations for 10 CFR50.69 and/or modifications to operating nuclear power plants

     In addition, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Visit client office and/or plant site locations to interface with the client and make presentations related to engineering tasks and status
    • Lead engineering project teams
    • Interface with the regulator


    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.


    • BS or MS in Engineering from an ABET-accredited program
    • A minimum of 7 years of experience in the nuclear power industry
    • Practical, working, hands-on application of 50.69 Categorization efforts
    • Working knowledge of codes, standards and regulations that apply to engineering design of nuclear power plants
    • Working knowledge and experience with 10 CFR 50.69, Reg. Guide 1.201 and NEI 00-04
    • PE license is beneficial, but not required
    • Knowledgeable in CAFTA, PRAQuant, Phoenix Risk Monitor, FRANX, HRA Calculator

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.


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