Senior Reactor Operators (SRO), Initial License Trainees; Marseilles, IL

Location: MARSEILLES, IL, United States
Organization: Constellation Energy Generation, LLC
Job ID: 245728
Date Posted: Nov 27, 2023

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Job Description


Why Constellation?

Constellation has been the leader in carbon-free energy production for more than a decade, and generates 50% more clean, carbon-free electricity than any other company in America. We're generating power 24/7 with the nation's largest emission-free nuclear energy fleet, providing enough clean energy to power 15 million homes. Constellation offers customers a range of clean, zero-carbon energy solutions to help reduce their carbon footprint and achieve their sustainability goals.

·         Integrity and Trust

·         Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

·         Safety and Reliability

·         Innovation

·         Teamwork and Accountability

Constellation offers competitive salary & benefits to all our employees:

·         Competitive Salary

o    During initial license training, total compensation ranging from $159,000.00 to $182,000.00 per year (depending on experience and past license status) including a 15% annual incentive bonus, an initial sign-on bonus, $10,000 bonus spread through training milestones, a comprehensive benefits package, and a 401k with employer matching on contributions.

o    After obtaining SRO license, total compensation ranging from $191,000.00 per year including a 15% annual incentive bonus and extended hours pay at 1.5 times the base salary (expressed on hourly basis) involving mandated operation shift coverage.

·         Comprehensive Health (medical, dental, and vision) and wellness benefits

·         Bonus Program

·         401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match 

·         Employee stock purchase program

·         Paid Vacations and Holidays 

·         Educational Reimbursement Program 

·         Employee Referral Program

Job Summary while in training to obtain an NRC License

The initial license trainee will engage in a combination of classroom instruction, simulator training, and on-the-job experience, to acquire the essential skill and knowledge to meet the qualification for a Senior Reactor Operator License holder.  Upon completion of the qualification the candidate will be fully licensed by the NRC to supervise the operations of the reactor control room.

·         Completion of Fundamentals Phase, completion of Simulator Certification, acquiring SRO status, attainment of NRC SRO License (80%)

·         Study time, field time needed to attain licensed status (10%)

·         Project work, outage assignments, or duties as assigned to support the site operations (10%)

Job Summary

Provide direct oversight of Constellation’s Nuclear Power Generating Station operations including directing Reactor Operators in controlling plant operations, Equipment Operators in field operations, procedure use and tagging evolutions.

Job Responsibilities

·         Authorize maintenance and testing activities to ensure equipment status is maintained. 

·         Responsible for implementing Emergency Operating procedures and directing the required procedural steps to stabilize the plant following emergency or abnormal conditions. 

·         Evaluate and respond to issues, findings, open items, and requests originating internally and externally from the organization. 

·         Oversee special projects determined by the Operations Director/Operations Managers. 

·         Responsible for creating, revising, and reviewing Emergency Operating Procedures and Abnormal Operating Procedures to support safe, efficient, cost-effective operation of the Nuclear Generating Station Units. 

·         Responsible for reviewing design and license changes for procedure impact, performing 10CFR50.59 applicability reviews and Station Qualified Reviewer (SQR) reviews, and supporting outages and various special projects.

·         Review system documentation including P&ID and design descriptions.

·         Provide operability review for systems specifically during off-normal conditions.

·         Assist in developing refueling sequences and ensure systems can accommodate shutdown and refueling operations.

·         Directing operating shift personnel in the performance of plant duties including standing watch on rotating 12-hour shifts and coordinating and directing the operation of the nuclear power plant's systems. Shift work, continuous training with periodic examinations, respirator qualification, and maintaining qualification as a member of the plant Fire Brigade are all requirements of this position.


Minimum Qualifications

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         Successfully passing the Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) and Basic Math and Science Test (BMST) pre-employment tests

·         Must successfully complete a FLS Leadership Assessment

·         And meet or exceed one of the following:

o    1 year Reactor Operator license at a comparable facility or 1.5 years at a noncomparable facility. Comparable is PWR to PWR or BWR to BWR and non-comparable is PWR to BWR or BWR to PWR.

o    1.5 years or more in a position equivalent to Reactor Operator (or Supervisor) at military reactor (i.e., Power Plant Watch Engineer, Engineering Watch Supervisor, Reactor Operator, Engineering Officer of the Watch, Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor). Must have 1.5 years after qualification.

o    Bachelor’s degree (BS) or equivalent in engineering, engineering technology or physical sciences, or professional engineer license, and more than 1.5 years as a qualified non-licensed operator or a supervisor or manager in work control, operations, engineering, outage management, maintenance, radiation protection, chemistry, or accredited training at a comparable (BWR or PWR) facility. Managerial, staff engineer, or supervisor experience at non-comparable plant may be credited on a 1.5:1.0 basis (i.e., over 2.25 years required for non-comparable facility), and 3 years required for a nontraditional degree.


Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining, and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners, and communities. We support a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where everyone has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources to build and power a successful career.



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