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Mechanical Engineer (Nuclear)

Company: Talen Energy
Location: Berwick
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Number of Openings
Time Type
Full time
Job Description
Talen Energy is soliciting candidates interested in filling the position of Mechanical Engineer at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station located near Berwick, Pennsylvania.
Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, one of the largest dual-unit, Boiling Water Reactor sites in the U.S., delivers approximately 2700 MW of electricity to the grid in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Susquehanna Nuclear is a member in good standing with the Utilities Service Alliance. Located less than 30 miles south of Wilkes-Barre at the western edge of the picturesque Pocono Mountains vacation region, we are conveniently located near the arteries which connect all the major East Coast cities.
Susquehanna Station represents the nuclear portion of Talen Energy, one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. Talen Energy offers its employees a generous and progressive array of compensation, benefits and growth opportunities. Apply today and become part of the team which is helping to shape the future of electricity generation. EOE M/F/D/V
Job Summary
Under general direction, responsible for engineering activities associated with ensuring reliable operation of safety related systems at a commercial nuclear power plant. Works independently with minimal guidance using knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts. May provide guidance and direction to other Talen Energy employees to support production of high quality, timely and cost-effective engineering solutions to technical problems.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide in-depth technical expertise to develop, manage and implement engineering analysis, activities and programs

  • Develop and implement trending and monitoring plans for assigned systems/components to ensure safe reliable equipment performance.

  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned systems/components, and advocates for system performance improvement opportunities.

  • Provide technical expertise and consultation through direct involvement to identify and resolve equipment and system problems

  • Uses existing procedures to investigate, evaluate and assist in producing technically correct and cost-effective designs or recommendations that solve ongoing problems.

  • Directly interface with other workgroups (i.e. Operations, Maintenance) and Station Leadership regarding system issues and improvement initiatives.

  • Builds relationships that will facilitate knowledge transfer, cross functional knowledge of related work groups, and ability to present work products effectively.

  • Assists in a variety of topics including developing procedures, improved design recommendations or new or better equipment purchase recommendations.

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS Degree in Engineering

    • Individual must meet nuclear requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.

      Support Engineer

      • BS Degree in Engineering

      • Minimum 2 years related engineering experience

      • Individual must meet nuclear requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.

        Sr. Engineer

        • BS Degree in Engineering

        • Shall have at least five years of experience in mechanical engineering at a commercial nuclear reactor facility.

        • Individual must meet nuclear requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.

          Preferred Qualifications

          • Previous commercial nuclear experience

          • Familiar with BWR safety system design, operation, and maintenance practices

          • Familiar with preventive and reliability centered maintenance practices

            Note: You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .
            Thank you for your interest in Talen Energy!
            Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. We operate power plants that use diverse fuel sources in the most attractive wholesale power markets, and sell energy to wholesale and retail customers in selected competitive markets. Our passion for excellence grows value through safe and efficient operations. We have an inclusive, diverse, respectful and collaborative workplace, and a strong commitment to innovation, teamwork and integrity. We generate energy for a brighter tomorrow.
            Talen Energy is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.
            If you need assistance with the application process, please email us at .

Keywords: Talen Energy, Scranton , Mechanical Engineer (Nuclear), Engineering , Berwick, Pennsylvania

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