Nuclear Plant Operator (NPO)


Nuclear Plant Operator (NPO)

FOAK | Restart | PWR | SMR


Sector: Nuclear Operation, Maintenance & LTO

Category: Utilities


Ensures the safe and efficient operation of the plant, such that the health and safety of the workers and public are not jeopardized; give safety and quality a clear priority over schedule and cost; execute control room direction through all conditions of start-up, shutdown, and emergency operations.


  • Performs routine tests, incidental maintenance, electrical switching, and other activities necessary to ensure continuity of power generation.
  • Operate all plant auxiliary equipment that is not normally operated from the control room.
  • Perform periodic inspections of all assigned equipment spaces.
  • Assure compliance with all applicable regulations and procedures.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the conditions and limitations of equipment operation, out of specification indications, logs, and surveillances.
  • Report any abnormal plant or equipment conditions and take appropriate action to mitigate the consequences.
  • Monitor running equipment and systems, collect data on various plant parameters, and perform valve lineups.
  • Perform technical reviews of procedures and other documents.
  • Utilize conservative decision making and human performance tools.
  • Utilize the station’s corrective action programs to address issues and opportunities for improvement.
  • Identifies problems, defects, and failures which degrade plant equipment integrity and reliability.
  • Assists Engineering with test specifications and performance.
  • Perform technical reviews of procedures and other documents.
  • Recommend changes in plant procedures, personnel, operation, and equipment status to maximize plant and personnel efficiency.
  • Participate in pre- and post-job evolutions.
  • Actively participate in training and personnel development opportunities.
  • Perform routine servicing of equipment including lubrication, wiping of residual oil and ensure fluid leakage is properly contained and managed.
  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization & the Plant Fire Brigade.

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Jake has a background in Marketing and Sales. He is a member of the NA Exec Search team helping candidates and clients fill their respective needs with care and attention to detail.

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