Entry Level Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer
BMPC - Goose Creek, SC

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Job Description:
The Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer position is an
entry-level position that combines technical skills with
people skills. This position is not a desk job. You will
spend most of your time working with naval students in a
one-on-one training environment. We are looking for the
engineer who is intelligent, outgoing, and is interested
in a leadership position.
The Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer will complete
technical training and plant or refueling qualification
responsibilities as applicable in an expeditious manner.
Upon initial qualification, continue advanced technical
training and refueling or plant qualification
responsibilities in an expeditious manner.
Candidates for this position are needed throughout the
year, approximatelyl three candiates every two months.
The initial assignment is a rigorous 15-month training
program. The first six months consists of 675 formal
classroom hours plus mandatory homework and exams,
conducted by Navy instructors at the Naval Nuclear Power
School in Charleston, South Carolina. The subjects
include Mathematics, Electrical Engineering,
Radiological Fundamentals, Heat Tansfer and Fluid Flow,
Chemistry, Materials, Physics, Reactor Dynamics and
Reactor Plant Operations. Successful completion of
Nuclear Power School is required to continue in the
Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer training program.
The remaining nine months consists of on-the-job
training, that includes some classroom and seminar-type
instructions, at the Moored Training Ship Site in
Charleston, South Carolina. During the on-the-job
training, candidates qualify at the various watch
stations associated with operation of a nuclear
propulsion plant. Under the Navy Shift Engineer's
direction, the qualified Reactor/Refueling Operations
Engineer is then responsible for training naval
personnel prior to their assignment as crew members of
the nuclear submarines and surfact ships of hte U. S
The Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer
  • instructs Naval and Civilian personnel on both
theoretical and operational aspects of nuclear plant
  • advises on trainee progress and qualification,
  • certifies adequate knowledge level has been attained
as applicable,
  • directs personnel during refueling operations as
Upon completing advanced qualifications, the
Reactor/Refueling Operations Engineer will continue as
the senior monitor assigned for both training on and the
operation of a nuclear power plant or nuclear materials
handling and all interrelated systems to ensure safe and
efficient operation, or refueling operations in direct
support of the Chief Refueling Engineer (CRE).

Job Requirements:
  • BS Degree in Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, or Electrical Engineering required.
  • Strong academic record, minimum
  • Leadership abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work a rotational shift assignment
  • U. S. Citizen
  • Ability to obtain U. S.Department of Energy security

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