Chemist (All levels)

STP Nuclear Operating Company, 12090 FM 521, Wadsworth, Texas, United States of America Req #583
Monday, March 29, 2021
The South Texas Project Electric Generating Station is one of the newest and largest nuclear power facilities in the nation.  STP's two units produce 2,700 megawatts of carbon-free electricity - providing clean energy to two million Texas homes.  Through our uncompromising commitment to nuclear safety and continuous focus on improving plant operations, STP has emerged as an industry leader.  Our 1,200 employees maintain an ongoing commitment to the safe and reliable operation of the facility.  The company's culture and core values focus on safety, integrity, teamwork and excellence.

Chemist (all levels)

SUMMARY

Develops, implements and administers assigned Chemistry programs. Provides chemistry related technical support for the operation, maintenance, testing, and modification of assigned systems. Carries out assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures, resulting in the development of new refined equipment, materials, processes, products, and/or scientific methods.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in chemistry (Required)

Other: Without a Bachelor’s degree, 5 years’ experience in nuclear chemistry. (Required)

 

EXPERIENCE

Associate level: 0 - 2 Years (no experience required) (Required)

Chemist level:  2 Years + operational chemistry at a nuclear facility. MS degree in a science or engineering may be substituted for 1 year operational experience. (Required)

Senior level:  5 Years + operational chemistry at a nuclear facility. MS degree in a science or engineering may be substituted for 1 year operational experience. (Required)

Staff level:  8 Years + operational chemistry at a nuclear facility. MS degree in a science or engineering may be substituted for 1 year operational experience. (Required)

Consulting level:  10 Years + operational chemistry at a nuclear facility. MS degree in a science or engineering may be substituted for 1 year operational experience. (Required)

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS

There is no Certification or Licensure Listed

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

CHEMIST - ASSOCIATE:

Provides chemist support for operations and maintenance personnel regarding assigned programs.

Provides solutions to problems which require the application of nuclear chemistry theory, precepts and practices.

Carries out assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures, resulting in the development of new refined equipment, materials, processes, products, and/or scientific methods.

Reads and interprets engineering drawings and design documents.

 

CHEMIST – Provides chemist technical support for operations and maintenance personnel regarding assigned programs.

Provides solutions to problems which require the application of nuclear chemistry theory, precepts and practices.

Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed chemistry evaluations, tests, products, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or confirmatory testing is advisable.

Reads and interprets engineering drawings and design documents. Prepares divisional reports relating to chemical controls.

Trends operational parameters and communicate adverse trends to chemistry management.

Interfaces with professional and supervisory level personnel and provides clarification or interpretation of water chemistry controls as they apply to nuclear chemistry.

 

CHEMIST - SENIOR:

Provides Chemist technical support for operations and maintenance personnel regarding assigned programs.

Provides solutions to problems which require the application of nuclear chemistry theory, precepts and practices.

Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed chemistry evaluations, tests, products, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or confirmatory testing is advisable.

Reads and interprets engineering drawings and design documents. Prepares divisional reports relating to chemical controls.

Trends operational parameters and communicate adverse trends to chemistry management.

Interfaces with professional and supervisory level personnel and provides clarification or interpretation of water chemistry controls as they apply to nuclear chemistry.

 

CHEMIST - STAFF:

Provides Chemist technical support for operations and maintenance personnel regarding assigned programs.

Provides solutions to problems which require the application of nuclear chemistry theory, precepts and practices.

Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed chemistry evaluations, tests, products, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or confirmatory testing is advisable.

Reads and interprets engineering drawings and design documents. Prepares divisional reports relating to chemical controls.

Trends operational parameters and communicate adverse trends to chemistry management.

Interfaces with professional and supervisory level personnel and provides clarification or interpretation of water chemistry controls as they apply to nuclear chemistry.

 

CHEMIST - CONSULTING:

Provides Chemist technical support for operations and maintenance personnel regarding assigned programs.

Provides solutions to problems which require the application of nuclear chemistry theory, precepts and practices.

Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed chemistry evaluations, tests, products, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or confirmatory testing is advisable.

Reads and interprets engineering drawings and design documents. Prepares divisional reports relating to chemical controls.

Trends operational parameters and communicate adverse trends to chemistry management.

Manage the Interface with professional and supervisory level personnel by leading meetings and providing clarification or interpretation of water chemistry controls as they apply to nuclear chemistry.

Prepare/manage schedule and budget activities on a project level. Prepare/review/approve chemistry documentation (e.g.: calculations, specifications, analysis, drawings, evaluations, etc.)

Review/evaluate industry documentation and event reports for relevant application to STP. Perform duties of the Section Supervisor as delegated.

 

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Accept ERO position as needed.

Accept outage position as needed.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access.

Ability to use calculus and differential equations to analyze data and determine trends. Ability to use statistical techniques to determine probability of sample error.

Ability to use a personal computer and current word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and graphics software.

Knowledge of regulations pertaining to nuclear industry sufficient to perform assigned duties and responsibilities.


Posting closes - April 12, 2021


 

 

 

 

STP is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and is committed to nondiscrimination in all matters relating to employment throughout the organization.  STP will make every good faith effort to meet or exceed its affirmative action goals and commitments.
 
We thank all individuals for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
 
NOTE:  In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date.

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