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Duke Energy Nuclear Licensing Consultant in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

This position is the senior Individual Contributor on regulatory matters impacting licensing and certification processes. This individual prepares high quality products and services in a timely manner (e.g., development and implementation of procedures and programs; response to NRC generic communications and information requests; issuance of periodic reports; development of license amendment requests, and the participation in industry initiatives, workshops, and task forces). In addition, this individual leads the coordination of licensing actions between the corporate office and the sites, provides oversight of site licensing actions performed by the station or major projects, and performs license interpretations upon request. This individual also supports external interface activities that impact licensing processes and programs. This individual also provides OJT and mentoring for junior members of the Fleet Licensing team.

Job Responsibilities

Licensing Actions:

  • Development license amendment requests performed by the Fleet. Support efforts to update security plan, emergency preparedness plan, and quality assurance plan changes. Develop Fleet responses to generic communications. Develop and track the issuance of routine reports.


  • Support oversight activities for license amendment requests performed by the Stations Provide Station support for questions related to licensing. Support the Station with the interpretation of Technical Specification requirements. Operating experience reviews of regulatory documents applicable to the Stations.

External Interface:

  • Support Fleet activities related to rulemaking activities and generic issues. Participate on industry tasks forces related to the licensing process. Attend public meetings related to the licensing process.


  • Mentor junior team members on the licensing process. Provide OJT to junior team members.

Required/Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering

  • Four (4) years or more related work experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Engineering, Law or Business

  • Professional Engineer and/or Senior Reactor Operator and/or Reactor Operator and/or Technical Nuclear Certification and/or Nuclear Navy Operatins Certification

  • Excellent communications skills; presentation skills

  • Experience communicating complex regulatory or technical issues to management or industry organizations

  • Proven ability in project management, problem solving and critical analysis skills with a results-oriented focus

  • Prior work experience in the area of licensing and/or compliance in the commercial industry or NRC

  • Specific plant knowledge of pressurized or boiling water reactor technology

  • The equivalent of four (4) years experience performing activities such as: the development of licensee event report and notifications, license amendment requests, responses to Notices of Violations, responses to generic communications, emergency / security plan reviews, inspection support, assessments, reactor oversight process oversight, or regulatory conference preparations

  • Proven ability in leadership, influence of peers, and team building

  • Knowledge of the various documents that make up the current licensing basis and their associated change control mechanisms

  • Demonstrated ability to work with matrix teams

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve complex problems

Working Conditions

  • Plant Access: This individual must be capable of obtaining protected area unescorted access.

  • Radiation Worker: This individual must be capable of qualifying as a radiation worker

  • Work Environment: The predominant work environment is an office environment with some plant activities.

  • Travel: This position is expected to travel approximately 10% (both on and off system travel)

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, June 28, 2024

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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