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Working As A Senior Reactor Operator

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $50,902

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Reactor Operator Do At Exelon

* Candidates attend class with the intent of attaining an SRO License
* complete ILT Fundamentals, Systems and Simulator Phases
* complete Simulator Certification
* acquire SRO status
* attain NRC SRO License
* Study time, field time needed to attainactive licensed status
* Project work, outage assignments, or duties as assigned to support the site operations
* Through classroom, simulator and on-the-job experiences, develop the required skills and knowledge to qualify as a senior reactor operator license holder.
* PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES for Operations Shift Supervisor once SRO license is obtained:
* Supervise, control, coordinate, and provide training on plant evolutions
* Coordinate and control maintenance and testing activities
* Administer Operations processes (clearance and tagging, caution card, etc)
* Analyze complex plant activities and evolutions to provide proper operations focus and ensure error-free performance with emphasis on human performance practices
* Ensure completion of scheduled activities
* Investigate off-normal system/plant status to correctly diagnose and correct problems
* Supervise and coordinate Main Control Room personnel during planned plant evolutions in accordance with Exelon and site-specific procedures and standards.
* Supervise and coordinate Main Control Room personnel response to unplanned transients in accordance with Exelon and site-specific procedures and standards.
* POSITION SCOPE for Operations Shift Supervisor once SRO license is obtained:
* The Operations Shift Supervisor acts as a decision-making authority during the shift to provide instructions and guidance to operation personnel to ensure plant operations are conducted in an effective, safe, and consistent manner in accordance with the operating licenses, plant procedures, regulatory requirements, and established standards.
* Minimum:
* HS Diploma or equivalent
* Recommended on both POSS and BMST employment tests
* Positive FLS Assessment
* AND one of the following:_
* year Reactor Operator license at a comparable
* PWR*facility or 1
* years at a
* BWR*facility for PWR
* OR
* years position equivalent to Reactor Operator (or Supervisor) at military reactor (Power Plant Watch Engineer, Engineering Watch Supervisor, Reactor Operator, Engineering Officer of the Watch, Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor) Must have 24 months qualified and does not count the watch qualification process.
* OR
* BS or equivalent in engineering, engineering technology or physical sciences, or professional engineer license, and more than 18months[NKW4] qualified non-licensed operator or a supervisor or manager in work control, operations, engineering, outage management, maintenance, radiation protection, chemistry or training at current or comparable (PWR) facility.
* Managerial, staff engineer, or supervisor experience at non-comparable plant may be credited on a 1
* basis (i.e. over 27 months required for non-comparable facility)
* Through classroom, simulator and on-the-job experiences develop the required skills and knowledge to qualify as a senior reactor operator license holder.
* Exelon 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.
* VEVRAA Federal Contractor
* EEO is the Law Poster

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  • White

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  • Spanish


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Top Senior Reactor Operator Skills

  1. Plant Operations
  2. Nuclear Safety
  3. Control Room Activities
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Directed over 30 Engine Room personnel in plant operations and held Reactor Operator Section Lead Petty Officer role.
  • Directed subordinates and coordinated activities to maintain nuclear safety and plant reliability.
  • Provide oversight and command and control of all control room activities.
  • Developed exam materials that were used by the NRC to examine the plant operators.
  • Monitor plant conditions and implement emergency procedures when required.

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