Construction Jobs Network | Principal Nuclear Structural Engineer | Chattanooga | TN
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Company : WorleyParsons Group
Job Title :

: Principal Nuclear Structural Engineer

Skill :
Experience :
Job Category : Engineers
Job Location : Chattanooga - TN
Job Description :
Job Description:

Department Operations - May assist or be

responsible for department operations activities
such as: Encourage project team knowledge of and
compliance with department guidelines and company
procedures. Identify department issues and forward
to department management team. Attempt to resolve
inter-discipline, vendor, and client issues before
elevating to department management team.
Review/forward expense claims to department

Department Communications - May assist or be

responsible for department communications activities
such as: Attend/participate in periodic department
meetings. Identify division risk/liability concerns
and forward to department management. May prepare
and present technical subject matter when required.
Present solutions to management team to mitigate

Health, Safety, and Environmental- Support,

participate in, and ensure use of health, safety,
and environmental (HSE) programs. Facilitate
atmosphere of concern for HSE issues.Business
Development Support - May assist or be responsible

for business development activities such as:
Maintain latest career information on resume and
encourage maintenance of latest career information
on employee resumes. May support business
development proposal efforts. Maintain positive
working relationships with client contacts,
suppliers, installation contractors, other
engineering consultants, and external agencies.

New Employee Orientation - Identify required

employee skills/competencies. Support new employee
orientation activities. Facilitate atmosphere where
new employees- first impressions are positive.

Employee Allocation Program - May assist or be

responsible for employee allocation program
activities such as: Determine project staffing
levels and skill set requirements and communicate to
direct supervisor. Authorize employee timesheet
submissions for project chargeable hours. May
attend/participate in department resource allocation
meeting. Approve project team vacation requests.
Ensure project team vacation coverage and
workarounds. Support employee reallocation and
unplanned employee absence activities.

Employee Development Program- Mentor/train and

facilitate mentorship/training of department
employees. May assist or be responsible for employee
development program activities such as: Participate
in and facilitate external training, internal
engineering design systems (EDS)/engineering
applications (EA) training, and internal department

Employee Performance Management Program - Forward

employee/team achievements and employee performance
issues to department management. Participate in
performance reviews. Participate in employee/team
recognition activities.

Employee Departures - May assist or be responsible

for employee departure activities such as: Assist in
determining employment issues and market pressures.
Assist in identifying chronic or systemic employee
concerns. Assist in conducting planned departures or
facilitate unplanned employee departures.

Technical Competency Assurance Program - May assist

or be responsible for technical competency assurance
activities such as: Encourage project team knowledge
of and compliance with department Engineering
Practices. Enforce employee adherence to generally
accepted engineering/design practice. Support
standardization of
calculations/analyses/studies/reports. Support
standardization of equipment specifications/data
sheets/selection. Contribute to engineering/design
knowledge. Encourage use of intranet based technical
resources. Enforce adherence to regulatory codes and
standards. Enforce adherence to engineering laws and
guidelines. Enforce adherence to client guidelines,
standards, and specifications whenever viable and
lawful. Enforce adherence to corporate guidelines.

Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program - May

assist or be responsible for quality

assurance/quality control activities such as:
Encourage project team knowledge of and compliance
with department quality assurance and quality
control guidelines. Plan/participate in technical
audits. Support CAD checking and incorporation of
comments. Support engineering/design technical
checking and incorporation of comments.

Project Scope/Cost/Time Management - Be

knowledgeable regarding the project scope/cost/time
requirements and assist team in meeting
expectations. Advises direct supervisor and/or
Engineering and Project Management team regarding
any issues, staffing requirements, progress
slippage, scope changes, budget overruns, or other
events that could affect project completion and/or
profitability. May assist or be responsible for
project scope/cost/time management. Establish the
project scope, cost, and time requirements with the
client, and maintain the engineering scope control
documents, engineering cost estimates, and
engineering project schedule. Determine the project
scope battery limits with the local utility, other
consulting companies, and equipment vendors and
provide information and back check the construction
cost estimate and construction schedule. Maintain a
record of client preferred design options, client
preferred equipment configurations and scope
changes. Obtain client approval of deliverables.

Project Quality Management - Be knowledgeable

regarding the project quality management
requirements and assist team in meeting
expectations. May assist or be responsible for
project quality management. Create project quality
plan, monitor project quality assurance and quality
control activities, and recommend quality

Project Risk Management - May assist or be

responsible for project risk management. Participate
in project risk assessment process, identify ongoing
risks, develop workaround plans and manage ongoing

Job Requirements:

BS or MS in related field or applicable discipline,

typically an engineering degree; or equivalent
experience if allowed by law. Expert knowledge of
applicable theories, practices, and accepted
procedures. Typically minimum of 8 years of relevant
experience; relevant professional registration

Recognized as a functional expert and thought

leader within the department and broader
organization. Anticipates complex internal and
external business issues with impact on the
organization and can recommend innovative program
and/or program solutions. Contributes to strategic
program development. Proficient with engineering
software applications;

Computer proficiency required; Strong analytical

and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention
to detail important. Ability to meet deadlines and
manage priorities somewhat important. The ability to
prepare and present complex program proposals and
reports to senior level management and customers is
critical. Ability to establish project estimates and
oversight of project budgets. Strong written and
verbal communication skills in English are essential
to effectively teach what they know to other

Commitment to customer service and ability to guide

department personnel in partnership with and during
manager's absence is essential. Ability to maintain
confidential information critical.

Generally characterized as a
Contact Information
Company : WorleyParsons Group
Company Description :
From small brownfield services contracts to mega greenfield projects, WorleyParsons has the skills and technologies to address all challenges.

Our service capability covers the entire asset lifecycle: from identifying the opportunity to the operating phase. WorleyParsons extensive experience ensures that we provide project solutions with the lowest total lifecycle cost while meeting each customers specific requirements.

WorleyParsons has the track record and systems necessary to pursue and deliver large-scale and complex projects. As resource projects continue to grow in size and complexity, WorleyParsons is one of the few global companies with the resources, technical capabilities and systems to meet the demands of large-scale projects.

Our services go beyond new developments, to supporting operating assets through delivering brownfields projects which maintain asset integrity and improve business performance. By treating asset services as a specific business stream, WorleyParsons provides systems and work processes to deliver these projects effectively.

In delivering engineering, procurement and construction management services,
WorleyParsons possess the versatility and flexibility to serve as the sole supplier, member of a joint venture, a subcontractor or contract services locally. In order to respond more effectively to our customers needs, WorleyParsons also promotes and has formalized alliances, partnerships, and consortiums.

In line with our approach to work closely with our customers, many of these activities are carried out by an integrated team.